I love all sorts of exploratory cragging and sea-cliff climbing. Not working towards MIA, not ticking Hard Rock, and no great desire for classic multi-pitch in the mountains. Other than that psyched for most things!
Based in Bristol for a couple of months and very keen to get away to Devon, Cornwall, North Pembroke and explore around in general.
I have car, rack, guides, and good knowledge of most areas. I lead around E2-ish, I'm happy to abseil for gear if needed, second easier routes, and belay on harder ones.
I've had extensive DVT clots in my upper legs since 2009, so have restricted blood flow and about 25% of my previous leg fitness. This means I struggle to walk uphill, but aside from that I still climb as much as possible :).
Now on that bloody Facebook thing, solely to meet friends and organise climbing: http://www.facebook.com/Fiend.in.England
M4 west / M5 south
Articles by Fiend
- How To Improve Jul/2010
- Finding Crag X - A top secret diary, by Fiend May/2008
- Ceuse, France Nov/2006
- Trad E0: filling the gap between HVS and E1? Dec/2003
- New Zealand Jul/2003
Interests Outside Climbing
Drum and bass, techno, metal, banging hardcore / good food and good coffee / cute and fluffy animals / sci-fi and fantasy books games and toy soldiers / skiing / gym training / philosophy / maintaining intolerance of complete bellends / etc
About My Photography
Mostly celebrating my climbing, sometimes showing less documented routes/crags. Photos are usually taken by other people, so anyone spuriously downvoting photos is dissing them not me - i.e. don't bother.
Click to list photo comments written by me. (1534 comments)
I've voted for 78 photos, average vote 4.5.
(64% superb - 25% good - 5% average - 3% poor - 1% rubbish)
User Profileregistered 04/Mar/03
Mid-Wales, Wester Ross, etc
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Fuck The Fucking Fuckers HVS 4c
Cunty Folk HVS 5b
Tories R Kuntz f5+
Cunty McCuntFace VS 4c
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