Ben1983

I enjoy most forms of climbing, but I guess my best style would be a long single-day trad route in the mountains, preferably at E2 or E3. Other sports include running and skiing (when I live somewhere where there is snow!) I'm also a historian, and just finished my PhD on rambling and mountaineering in England and Germany between 1890 and 1914.

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Location
Cheltenham

Best Climbing Experience
Either Central Pillar on Esk Buttress on a perfect day, with no-one else around, and a great partner; Or The Moon and Kalahari on Gogarth on the same day...

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 6 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Rosenstein, Wackerstein, Geschlitzter Fels, Sirchinger Nadeln, Verlobungfels, Step Gill

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registered 14/May/06
updated 03/Jan/12

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E4
Winter - V
Sport - 7a
Ice - WI5

Worked Grades
Sport - 7b

Favourite Crag/Rock
High Tor

I Climb...
Several times a week
In the UK & Europe

Latest Climbs
Clatterjack Toad f5
Clatterjack Pencil f5+
Little Traverse f5
Little Mantel f6B
Gibby Haines f6B+
Hanging Arete (right-hand) f6A
Elephant's Ear f4
Nosepicker E1 5a
Classic Arete V0 5a
Keep Crack f4
The Villain f5+ v2
Damn And Be Jammed f2+
Perfection f5 v1
Rampart f6A v3
Pull My Daisy E2 5c
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