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35 year old single male living on the edge of Morecambe Bay.Did lots of climbing while school age then lost my climbing partner and didnt get back into climbing until this summer.Allways been out in the fells though painting them so now i combine the two.Out every weekend doing something & if not out at the Wall.Hoping to become a full time artist then i can climb all day and paint in the evenings or when its wet.

grange over sands

Best Climbing Experience
Middle Fell Buttress Langdale the end to the perfect first days climbing after doing 3 routes in Borrowdale in the morning including Little Chamonix.Climbing a snow gully on Wetherlam as a kid.
Visiting the Roaches for the first time on the UKC september meet.And not having a hangover!
going on a performance sport climbing course in Costa Blanca
completing my redpoint project on the lastday pushing myself way beyond my comfort zone and loving it.
Visiting Alcalali the most beautiful climbing setting i have ever seen.
Introducing beginners to climbing and seeing how much they love it.
Anytime afterwards a hard route that has pushed me outside my comfort zone

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Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 3 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Pudding Stone, High Newton Crag, Lindale Slabs

Interests Outside Climbing
Movies,art,reading love it as much as climbing,photography,sports,Tolkien, computers.cycling,painting trying to become a fulltime artist so i can climb more.Selling alsorts on Ebay.Buddhism and eastern philosophy,Bonsai trees ,discussions about any of the former topics or any interesting conversations.Great meals and company

About My Photography
For climbing its just for fun otherwise its for work

Photo Gallery
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I've voted for 96 photos, average vote 4.3.
(37% superb - 55% good - 5% average - 1% poor - 1% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
Im a pretty good artist (no comment off people i know about what kind of artist lol)
And i am still working i have not retired just because i live in Grange ( unless i win the lottery!!!!)

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