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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Interests Outside Climbing
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
Broken Arrow E1 5b
Cave Arete HVS 5a
Central Trinity VS 4c
Ellis's Eliminate VS 4c
Tower Chimney E1 5b
Miserable Miracle E1 5b
Junior's Route (aka Cliff Assault Wing Route) D
Civvy Route HS 4b
Monday Face VS 4b
Griptight Gully D
Letterbox S 4b
Bosigran Ridge a.k.a Commando Ridge VD
Beowulf E2 5c
The Whisker VS
The Muzzle HVS 4c
... list all 995 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Eastern Grit Jamming 42%
Classic Rock 16%
Top ridge scrambles of Britain 5%
North Wales 100 Classic Climbs 12%
Best slab climbs of the UK 10%
Stanage for Crack Apprentices 11%
Gritstone's finest gruesome and damaging struggles 23%
Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif 7%
Scottish Rock Climbs **** 2%
Yorkshire Off Widths 17%
... list all 34 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
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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