Big Lee

Firmly focused on winter routes in winter and rock routes in summer. I'm also an avid Alpinist. I'm currently spending a lot of my time climbing around my new home in Oslo with trips further a field at weekends.

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Oslo, Norway

Best Climbing Experience
First ascents of Haigutum East and Ghorhil Sar in the Karakoram
Getting wedged on the second pitch of Crypt route in winter
Belaying on Ben Nevis's summit cairn at the top of Indicator Wall
Climbing NE Buttress under perfectly clear winter skies
Perfect conditions on Orion Face Direct
Soling Tower Ridge during winter
Climbing The Tube on the White Cliffs of Dover
Soloing Triftigrat on Briethorn
Climbing the 24 pitch Pilier Sud on Dent d'Orlu

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Expedition & Alpine
Winter Climbing

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 223 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Galgeberget, Subluminal, (Old Man of) Hoy, Helvetestinden, Symonds Yat, Tryfan (East Face), Milestone Buttress, Clogwyn Bochlwyd, Glyder Fach, Idwal Slabs (aka Cwm Idwal) ... plus 213 more

Interests Outside Climbing
Scuba diving
Orthotics (my profession)

About My Photography
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User Profile

registered 29/Dec/05
updated 19/Sep/14


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - VI
Alpine - TD
Trad - E2
Sport - 6a+

Main Sport/Activity
Winter Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Ben Nevis

Favourite Wall
Klatreverket, Oslo

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Gabarrou-Albinoni TD
Frendo-Ravanel TD
Auricle VI 7
Chimney Route VI 6
Crest Route V 6
Deep Throat V 6
Crypt Route V 6
Orion Face Direct V 5
Compression Crack V 5
NE Buttress IV 4
White Shark IV 4
Tower Ridge (solo) IV 3
Dover Soul V (Dover)
The Tube IV (Dover)
Relax IV/V (Saltdean)
The Angels Girdle VS 4c
Exposure Explosion HVS 5a
Rain Drops Keep Falling on My Head E2 5c
Sunny Corner HVS 5a
American Beauty HVS 5a
A Dream of White Horses HVS 5a
Valkyrie VS 4c
Le Pilier Sud 6a - Dent d'Orlu
Peppermint 6a - Sinsat
Saut d'Homme 6a - Verdon Gorge

Latest Climbs
Jordfallet n5-
Uavgjort n6-
Halvgjort n6
Ottos rute n4
Skagastølsryggen n3+
Generasjon I n6
Cosmoskula n7-
Veslemus n6
Halvfeten n6-
Hærliga London n5+
Første sommerdag n6+
Navnløs 2 n6
Tidlig vår n6-
Navnløs 3 n5
(Manhattan) Kaboul TD-
... list all 1033 climbs

Ticklists BETA
100 More Classic British VS Climbs 10%
The 100 Best UK VS routes? 18%
Orange Spot Lower Wye 45%
Orange Spot Swanage 20%
Cold Climbs 11%
Best slab climbs of the UK 13%
Sub Extreme South West Sea Stacks 2%
HVS Adventures 16%
... list all 8 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Den hvite stripa n6
Sydpilaren n6-
Maos røde bok n6-
Sørøstryggen (South-East Ridge) n5+
Walk the Line VI
Einfach Schön n6-
Book of Lemmings V+
Welcome to the Cruise HVS 5a
Pigs on the Wing HVS 5a
Supercouloir (Gervasutti Pillar start) ED1
... list all 48 climbs

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