known as Swain to most.

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Best Climbing Experience
Tower ridge in February 2006.

Norway's two highest peaks in three days was also amazing.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Winter climbing

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Interests Outside Climbing
XC Running, rugby, skiing.

About My Photography
Couple of photos in a couple of guidebooks

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Anything Else We Should Know
I swear alot when i'm cold or annoyed!

JDSwain, 4 kb

User Profile

registered 08/Dec/05
updated 16/Apr/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E1
Winter - IV
Sport - 6b

Worked Grades
Indoor - 7a
Sport - 6c

Main Sport/Activity

Favourite Crag/Rock
Stob Coire nan Lochan

Favourite Wall
The Beacon, North Wles

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

I Climb...
Most weekends
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Tower Ridge
Cneifon Arete
Smith's Route
Bunny's Wall

Latest Climbs
Flying Buttress HVD
Christmas Crack HS 4a
Central Trinity VS 4c
Hargreaves' Original Route VS 4c
Fern Crack S 4b
Capitol Climb HS 4a
Beckermet Slab S 4b
Black and Tans S 4a
Black Velvet HVD 4a
Jeffcoat's Chimney VD
Idwal Stream II/III 4
Broad Gully I/II
Traverse of Pointe Lachenal AD
Arete des Cosmiques AD
Voie Rébuffat (South Face) D+
... list all 225 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Hard Rock 2%
Classic Rock 13%
... list all 2 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
angel pavement HS 4b
Sydpilaren n6-
The Pause E1 5b
Vestpillaren n6
Bludgers Revelation HVS 5a
Commander Energy E2 5c
Grepon - Mer de Glace D
Centurion HVS 5a
Outward Bound E3 5c
Regular Northwest Face 5.9 c1
... list all 29 climbs

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