Up to far too many other things other than climbing, like commuting to London to commute and swap swaps. I don't boulder, but I sometimes waste a lot of time fiddling in nuts instead of doing moves - Trad Climbing I think its called. I am recovering from a second shoulder operation at the moment, but getting there and have moved back to South Wales to avoid having to make excuses for having no interest in climbing on gritstone.
Best Climbing Experience
Most things done at Ogmore, especially hanging out in the middle of nowhere on things like Phaser, Burn 'Em Up, The Uncanny etc. They'd been even better if they were stapled up....
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Moderator for 53 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Great Tor, Cwm Dimbath, Abbey Buttress, Penallta, Paviland Far Far West, Paviland Far West, Ram Grove Crag, Three Sisters, Deborahs Overhang, Thurba Head, Witches Point (Stone Wing Cliff, White Witch Crag,, Pwll Du Quarry, Pwll Du Buttress (aka Lower Goonla, Ogmore (Main), Cymmer (Punk Rocks), Ferndale, Mountain Ash Quarry, Bosco's Den, Pant Quarry, Watch House East, Ynysybwl, Bargoed, Llantrisant (Drugscliff), Cefnpennar, Ynysyboeth, Gelli, Llwynypia, Black Hole Crag, Deri, Deri Park, Ton Pentre (Ystrad), Upper Mountain Ash, Glynfach, High Pennard & The Great Tower, Dyffryn, Cwmafan, Burry Holms, Cross Keys Quarry, White Cove, Blue Pool, Craig y Pal (Glais), West Tor, Little Tor, Great Tor East, Lewistown, Nash Point, Henllys Quarry, Graigola, Morfa Bychan, Crag P, Treherbert Quarrry (Rhondda Pillar), Sully Island, Gimp Crag, Frozen Wave Area (Porthcawl), Port Eynon Cave, Cefnstylle, Lavernock Point
Interests Outside Climbing
Investment Banking, RegCap, Leverage, Risk Transfer, Physics, Maths, History, crowd control of my daughters
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I stung my hand once really badly on a nettle in Chee Dale and I co-own the biggest rabbit in Wales