ian Ll-J

Head of Outdoor Education at a Local Independent School, teaching a wide range of activities and running loads of overseas Expeditions to great places like Alaska, Greenland, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Egypt, Sardinia, Bahamas, Turkey, Switzerland, Majorca, Picos De Europa, Fontainebleau, Pyrenees, Thailand etc etc.

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Location
Menai Bridge

Best Climbing Experience
Some Great days on Cloggy and Gogarth......
On Sighting Right Wall and Axle Attack were pretty special at the time...probably best part of 20 years ago now.
More recently topping out on the Old Man of Hoy after many years of not Climbing.
More recently again '09 Redpointing True Clip 7b+
June 2010 Redpointing Tambourine Man my first 8a (after being told to give up climbing after neck / back problems + a slipped Disc 6 months ago!) :-)
Feb 2011 Redpointing The Medium F8a on the Seamstress slab a climbing career high.....or is there more to come?

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Slate

Recent Postings

Cost Blanca Advice on 09-Dec-14
bouldering newzealand on 29-Nov-14

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Currently at number 17 in the Top 40 Posters.

UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 7 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Twll Mawr, Penmaenbach Quarry, Leaning Wall Area ( Benllech ), Anglers Zawn (Benllech), Hidden Wall (Benllech), Fedw Fawr, Carreg y Gath - Rhiwlas Boulders

Interests Outside Climbing
Husky Sledding, Sea Kayaking, SCUBA Diving, Fly Fishing & Travel

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Cymraeg!


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User Profile

registered 06/Feb/07
updated 28/Apr/14

Age
48

Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E5
Sport - 7b

Worked Grades
Trad - E7
Sport - 8a

Main Sport/Activity
Sport Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Dinorwic Slate
Slate

Favourite Wall
Awesome Wall Stockport

I Climb...
Several times a week
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
Right Wall
Axle Attack
Old Man of Hoy
True Clip
Tambourine Man
The Medium
Supermassive Black Hole
The Rock Bottom Line

Latest Climbs
The Ceaseless Roar 7a+
SiCO4 7b
Plastic Soldier 6a
Let Yourself Go! 7a
Senza Nome (Route 12) 7a
The Desolation of Smaug! 6c
Orange County 6c+
Remembrance Day 5.12a
Remembrance Day 5.12a
Scheherezade 7a+
Boulevard of Broken Dreams 7a+
Let Yourself Go! 7a
Dark Side of the Moon 7b
Carpe Diem 7a+
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun 7a
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