Try to get out most weekends, preferring mid grade mountaineering routes. Will hillwalk if the conditions aren't good. Teach physics as a living. Have travelled extensively in Africa, India, Peru.

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Best Climbing Experience
Climbing to top of mount Kenya by the North face ordinary route. Climbing Artesonraju and Tollceraju in Peru. In Scotland Tower ridge, in bad weather, with no one else on the route.

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Winter climbing

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Interests Outside Climbing
Bagpipes, Latin and Greek. Fly fishing. Literature.

About My Photography
Looking for a better lightweight camera. Digital convert.

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User Profile

registered 30/Mar/06
updated 30/Jan/08

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Winter - IV
Trad - HVS

Main Sport/Activity
Cycling/Mountain Biking

Favourite Crag/Rock
Ben Nevis

Best Magazine
Climber (UK)

I Climb...
Most weekends

Favourite Climbs
Point five
Tower ridge
Green gully
Cioch nose
Ardverikie wall.

Latest Climbs
Fracture Route VS 4c
Puff ball VS 5a
Scorpion HS
Rainbow Pink VS 4c
Lucy VD
The White Line III
Upper Couloir II
The Milky Way II/III
Bladder Wrack S 4b
Raeburn's Easy Route II
Central Gully III
Hy Brasil VS 4c
Puckered Wall VS 4b
Midreiff S
Concave Wall S
... list all 47 climbs

Ticklists BETA
... not setup

Climbs Wishlist
Penguin Gully III 4
Orion Face Direct V 5
Brute VS 5a
Smith's Route V 5
King Bee VS 5a
Gob HVS 4c
Eagle Ridge (summer) S
Sword of Gideon VS 4c
... list all 8 climbs