Ian Archer

Best known for my epics!

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Best Climbing Experience
Winter - solo of the Idwal stream, finishing the last 200 feet with the ice reflecting the moonlight - no headtorch
Most of my epics!

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 5 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Carnedd Y Filiast (Cairn of the Greyhound Bitch), The Wrekin, Creigiau'r Dena, Idwall Quarry / Tin Can Alley, Longcliffe

Interests Outside Climbing
Firework displays
Tony Hancock Radio Series
Hot mince pies with brandy butter

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Anything Else We Should Know
I've set fire to the bishop of Coventry

Ian Archer, 3 kb

User Profile

registered 24/Feb/03
updated 11/Jan/12

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - V
Trad - E1
Aid - A3
Ice - WI2

Worked Grades
Via Ferrata - VF4C

Main Sport/Activity

Favourite Crag/Rock
Welsh igneous

Favourite Wall
Creation Wall

I Climb...
Most weekends
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Tower Ridge
Main Wall
Demo Route
Waved Slab - Carnned-y- Filliast
Hirondells ridge
Peutery Ridge
Svolvear Goat

Latest Climbs
Groovin' High S
Ostrichism D
Airegin D
Cyfrwy Arete D
Bilberry Terrace M
Last Post VD
Fluted Columns S 4a
Reade's Route S
The Slide VS 4b
Ivy Buttress HS 4a
Glyndwr's Ladder 3
Doorway Route M
The Arete D
Bantham Hand VS 4b
Crumpet Crack S 4a
... list all 1093 climbs

Ticklists BETA
North Wales 100 Classic Climbs 31%
Top ridge scrambles of Britain 14%
Steve Ashton's 100 Classic Gritstone Climbs 36%
A grand easy welsh day out 88%
Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS 43%
Connoisseur's Classic Rock 26%
Sub Extreme South West Sea Stacks 2%
Unusual and Interesting Routes You Must Do VS- E2 14%
Through Routes! 27%
Classic Rock 55%
... list all 15 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
North Ridge 5.6
Generously Cut Trousers S
Captain's Bluff Direct VD
St. Non's Pinnacle VS 4b
Durrance 5.8
Frozen Forest IV 4
Ridge Traverse AD+
Snake Dike 5.7
East Ridge II/III
Lairig Ridge (summer) D
... list all 157 climbs

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