Jim Walton

I'm a freelance Civil Engineer. Working pays for climbing. I've managed to walk, climb and be lost on 6 of the 7 continents. Africa still to go.

Really into my Climbing Literature.

SPA, ML, , Winter ML (Trained) MIA (Trainee)

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Best Climbing Experience
Leading 3 unknowns to the top of an Antarctic summit (one of whom had never worn crampons, a fact he kept from me until reaching the summit!).
Or seeing the storm break and the Solvay hut to be only 50m below after a truely horrendous forced bivi on the ridge in Feb with only a duvet and a orange bag to keep out the winter.

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FS: 2 pegs for sale on 10-Oct-14

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+Jim Walton, 110 kb

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registered 30/Sep/06
updated 02/Oct/12


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - VI
Sport - 6c+
Trad - E3
Ice - WI4+

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall
The Works

I Climb...
Most weekends
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Winter traverse Matterhorn
Kipling Groove
Fil a Plomb
Forbes Arete
Petite Viking

Latest Climbs
Fishers Folly VS 4c
Adam VS 5a
Chic VD
Slick VD
Charity S
Pinnacle Route D
Dover's Wall, Route 3 VS 4c
Nothing to do with Dover HVS 5a
Dover's Wall, Route 2 HVS 5a
Wall End Holly Tree Crack HS 4b
Outlook Slab VS 5a
Four VS 4c
Scoop Crack HS 4b
Charity S
Frozen Assets IV 6
... list all 591 climbs

Ticklists BETA
The 100 Best UK VS routes? 34%
Shepherd's Crag - top 25 40%
Joe Brown's Three-Star Grit-List 34%
North Wales Rock Graded List 8%
Classic Rock 55%
Connoisseur's Classic Rock 18%
A grand easy welsh day out 47%
Cold Climbs 12%
Dinorwig Essentials 40%
100 More Classic British VS Climbs 15%
... list all 16 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Avernus HVS 4c
The Devil's Appendix VI 6
Un Poco Loco VII 7
Central Grooves VII 7
Taliballan V 6
Crest Route V 6
Calvary E4 6a
Minus One Buttress VII 6
... list all 9 climbs