I started climbing in Japan, then moved to the UK and `found' trad climbing. I fell in love with it immediately. My utmost passion has been and is always mountaineering. Trad is the closest one can get to it. Any one fancy doing wild mountaineering with me?

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Best Climbing Experience
UK-winter: Tower Ridge (Ben), UK-summer: Link Cove Gill (Patterdale)
UK-rock: Valkyrie (Roaches Lower Tier)
EU-summer: Arête Küffner (Mont Maudit in French Alps), EU-winter: Les Formes de Chaos (Ceillac)
World-winter: Traverse from Akamine to Nyoho (Nikko, Japan)

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Martialarts (Jiu Jitsu and Aikido), Astronomy

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User Profile

registered 02/Jun/06
updated 17/Sep/13

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - VI
Trad - E3
Ice - WI5
Alpine - TD+

Main Sport/Activity

Favourite Crag/Rock
Ben Nevis

Favourite Wall
Tower (in Leicester)

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Latest Climbs
Crest Route V 6
Newbigging's 80 Minute Route Far Right Variation IV 4
South-West Ridge IV 5
Pygmy Ridge IV 5
Kami-kaze VI 7
Central Buttress VI 7
North East Buttress IV 4
Gendarme Ridge IV 4
The Third Man IV 6
The Hoarmaster VI 6
Fast and Furious M10
Observatory Ridge V 4
Anvil Gully IV 4
Flaked Out VI 7
Gargoyle Wall VI 6
... list all 880 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Cairngorm Winter Climbs 18%
Top ridge scrambles of Britain 2%
Cold Climbs 11%
Britain's winter ridges 7%
North Wales 100 Classic Climbs 11%
CLIMB Mag's Top 100 routes in Britain 6%
North Wales E3's 6%
Extreme Rock 2%
100 best limestone climbs in Britain 17%
50 cracks to Squamish 20%
... list all 26 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Mitre Ridge (winter) V 6
Right Eliminate E3 5c
Gigglin' Crack E6 6c
Teck Crack HVS 5b
Superjam E5 6b
East Face Route (Original Route) E1 5b,4c
Supercouloir (Original Route) ED2
The Trident HVS 5a
Freddie's Finale E1 5b
Blue Light's Crack E1 5b
... list all 24 climbs

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