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
Contamine-Mazeaud AD+
Frendo Spur D+
Papillons Ridge D+
Minus Ten HVS 5a
Pygmies Walk Tall HVS 5b
Dead Banana Crack E1 5c
Cucumber Groove VS 4b
Gangue Grooves HVS 5b
Hesitation HVS 5a
De Vreemde Stap HVS 5b
Quietude HVS 5a
Spider HVS 5a
Rat Race E4 6a, 5b
Marlina Original 7c
A Walk Across the Rooftops E3 5c
... list all 935 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Batoux's 100 finest routes in the Mont Blanc massif 12%
Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif 6%
Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes 1%
Cracks And Corners To Greatness 3%
Ultimate Scottish Rock 2%
Eastern Grit Jamming 39%
The 100 Best UK VS routes? 11%
Extreme Rock 2%
100 More Classic British VS Climbs 12%
Cairngorm Winter Climbs 18%
... list all 30 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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