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!

Recent Postings

Who said....? on 13-Dec-14

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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

Photo Gallery
Click to view Ian Archer's gallery. (65 photos)
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I've voted for 587 photos, average vote 4.5.
(69% superb - 20% good - 6% average - 2% poor - 1% rubbish)

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

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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
Stanage Starred VDiffs 47%
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%
... list all 16 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Cala del Moli VF VF3D
Two Minute Slab VD
La Traversée des Perrons AD
Fawlty Towers III
The Big Wall Gully II
Great Crack HVS 5a
No 1 Chimney VD
Inner Space HVS 4c
East Face, Standard Route 5.4
California Girls S 4a
... list all 167 climbs