Enjoy trad crag climbing and occasional winter excursions, leading E1 as of June 2010.

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Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Best Climbing Experience
I enjoy climbs that have something unusual about them, North Crag Eliminate on Castle Rock, E1, Pigotts Stride at Almsclif and The Crescent at Ravensheugh all stick in the memory for various reasons. Lots of long summer evenings at Goldsborough, Highcliffe Nab and the Wainstones are unforgettable.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Unusual gear placements.

Recent Postings

Logic on 22-Dec-14
Setting altitude on 21-Dec-14
#sydneyseige on 15-Dec-14
Wanted: Baby buffalo on 29-Nov-14

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 3 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Causey Quarry, Frankland, Running Waters Quarry

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your limits

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User Profile

registered 02/Apr/07
updated 24/Jun/13


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E1
Winter - III

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Bowden Doors

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

Latest Climbs
Dent de Follieches 4c
Fissure 4c
Route 1 4a
Dièdre Cheminée 5a
Cam Crag Ridge 2
Cam Crag Ridge 2
Curved Ridge M
Overhanging Crack MVS 4c
Blasphemy Wall HVS 5a
Certificate X E1 5a
Rock Island LIne E1 5b
Obverse Direct (Direct Finish) HS 5a
Patchett's Plunge E3 5b
Idiots Delight HS 4c
Idiot Wind E4 5c
... list all 247 climbs

Ticklists BETA
... not setup

Climbs Wishlist
High Tor Gully VD
Obscenity VS 4c
President's Progress HVD
Parson's Chimney HS 4b
Crypt Route VD
... list all 5 climbs