Skinny Kin

From Hong Kong originally but lived in the N.E. for 15 years. Now just started a new job in Llanberis. Own 1 bike, 1 car, 1 rack and half, 6 ropes; what else do you need to know. Ask me. I may tell you more.

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Location
Llanberis

Best Climbing Experience
Anonach Egach in lovely blue sky and white snow in Feb, 2001 and all the foreign climbing holidays. Anything seems better when it's abroad! Ice climbing 5 ft from the road in a gorge in Scotland must be something of a novelty!

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Anything but rudeness.

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Personal Webpage
http://servantkin.spaces.live.com/

Interests Outside Climbing
Photography, skiing, mountain biking, karaoke, salsa, cooking, church, bike/car maintainence and power kiting.

About My Photography
Mainly landscape and mountaineering. Done some portrait/wedding before. Spent many years doing 35mm but now moving to digital. Finding digital more fun to play with and cheaper on the long run.

Photo Gallery
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Anything Else We Should Know
I had no hair until I was 3!


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User Profile

registered 05/Feb/03
updated 24/Feb/11

Age
37

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - V
Trad - E2
Sport - 6b+
Alpine - AD

Worked Grades
Trad - E3
Sport - 7a
Winter - V

Main Sport/Activity
Mountaineering

Favourite Crag/Rock
Sea cliffs like Gogarth,Bosigran
Granite

Favourite Wall
Eldon Square (Berghaus) or Ratho

Best Magazine
Alpinist (US)

I Climb...
Most weekends
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
So far in winter: South Post Direct on Maggie and Anonach Eagach.
Summer rock: Little Chamonix on Sheperd's
The Pillar on Diabaig
some new route on Don Mingulay
Great Western on Almscliff
Great Corner on Cloggy
Diedre Sud on Mowing Word
Valkyrie on Roaches
Honister Wall on Buckstone How (in Buttermere if you don't know it)
A Dream of White Horses (you know where it is)
South Ridge Direct on Rosa Slabs
Arran
Engineer Slab on Great Gable.
Summer scramble: Bristly Ridge in Ogwen
Forcan Ridge
Kintail.
Abroad: Via Ferrata on Tofani in Dolomite.

Latest Climbs
Arrow Wall S
Archer Ridge S
Broad Buttress 2
The Gutter D
Two Pines S
Nea VS 4b
Phantom Rib VS 4c
Vember E1 5b
Slape VS 5a
Dives/Better Things HS 4b
Plexus HVS 5b
Grim Wall Direct E1 5b
Poor Man's Peuterey S
The Fang HVS 5a
Wen HVS 5a
... list all 242 climbs

Ticklists BETA
... not setup

Climbs Wishlist
GMB E5 6a
Original Route VS 5a
Moss Ghyll Grooves MVS 4c
Deep Space E2 5b
Great Wall E4 6a
Titan's Wall E3 5c
The Strand E2 5b
Left Wall E2 5c
Ichabod E2 5c
Steeple (Summer) E2 5c
... list all 50 climbs