simon_D

Life gets in the way of climbing...I climb mainly in Scotland, but keen to discover other locations that offer sun and granite!.. and more of Scotland!

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Location
Edinburgh

Best Climbing Experience
Aberdeen granite, Shiegra Gneiss, Glen Nevis in April, Minus one crux pulling over, Organ pipe wall, climbing with familiar faces, training hard, discovering new corries and wild places in Scotland...

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Winter and trad gear and style, Scottish climbing history and new routes. Humorous postings about ethics!

Recent Postings

Tower Ridge on 25-Mar-14

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 1 crag, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Ardtun, Creag Eilean an Duilisg

Interests Outside Climbing
film making, alpine climbing, chip/Pie shops off the A9/A84, and secret crags found in or around Weem!


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Anything Else We Should Know
good with gaffa tape as most of my climbing gear will testify...

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User Profile

registered 06/Apr/07
updated 28/Jun/13

Age
31

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Winter - VII
Trad - E3
Sport - 7b
Ice - WI5

Worked Grades
Winter - VIII
Trad - E4
Sport - 7b

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Shelterstone
Granite

Favourite Wall
TCA

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

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

Favourite Climbs
Mixed: Savage Slit - Coire Lochain
+ Darth Vadar - Ciste
Ben.
Gully: Minus 1 gully - Minus face
Ben.
Ice-fall: Central Amigo - Eilde Canyon
Coe.
Thin Face: Psychedelic Wall
Indicator face
Ben.
Sport Ice: Peter Pan Direct
Beinn Udlaidh
Overall satisfaction on a route: Smith's Gully -
Creag Megaidh.
Cascade Ice: Cascade de Moe
Bosel Valley
France.

Latest Climbs
L.M.F. E1
Phellatio HVS 5a
The Needle (Summer) E1 5b
Hammer HVS 5a
Orion Face Direct V 5
Scabbard Chimney V 6
Nordwand IV 3
Original Summer Route IV 5
Western Route IV 6
The Seam IV 4
Fallout Corner VI 7
Ben's Wall Overhang f6B
Fab ArÍte f5+
Strawberries f6B
Curbar Corner f5
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