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

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

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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
Lockwood's Chimney D
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
... list all 226 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