Married to Karen, little girls Maisie and Lily, dogs Chester (Heinz 57). Work in Marketing for a little weeny bank.

Live in Embsay (underneath Crookrise) but family and roots are in the Lakes. Known bob for what seems like hundreds of years...

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Dales - just outside Skipton.

Best Climbing Experience
Probably Voyage on Goat - one of the best pitches I've done anywhere

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Why toproping is not a valid way to learn to climb. Why the lakes is better than anywhere. Why Yorkshire grit is second only to the lakes. Why bolt routes are so forgettable.

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Insurance Help on 20-Dec-14
apple sheep on 19-Dec-14
Mountain bike lights on 16-Dec-14
Your Working Week on 10-Dec-14
Any Company Lawyers? on 09-Dec-14
Which commuting bike? on 08-Dec-14

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Interests Outside Climbing
Running (road and fell), kids, digital photography, now reborn as a roadie cyclist.

Photo Gallery
Click to view andy's gallery. (27 photos)
Chosen as the Featured Gallery on 04-Jul-06.
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Click to list photo comments written by me. (2 comments)
I've voted for 11 photos, average vote 2.7.
(27% superb - 9% good - 0% average - 36% poor - 27% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
Jim Bowen once came to my birthday party. As did Ian McCulloch from the Bunnymen (but not the same party).

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registered 25/Jun/01
updated 30/Oct/12


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E4
Sport - 6c+

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock

Best Magazine
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I Climb...
Most weekends
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
Tumble - Dow
Golden Slipper - Pavey
The Bludgeon - Shepherds
Poetry in Motion - Rylstone
A Question of Balance - Simon's Seat