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Best Climbing Experience
A late start on the mult pitch Pinicle Direct on Black crag in the lakes with Sam Thomas. Although climbing within our grade, the approching darkness and lack of lights led to a speedy summer ascent. We cranked and pulled ourway to the summit just in time for darkness to fall which coinsided with huge flying ant swarms leaving their nests. My blay experience at the final pitch was protein filled as i ate 4 while chatting... yum. Retreated by key ring light to the Ladore Falls Hotel for an ice cold pint and some of the best grub ever!! Retired to our tent content, a little drunk and tired. Great Day

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 2 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Crank Caves, Benllech Beach

Interests Outside Climbing
climbing, music, travel, environmental science

About My Photography
lucky at best but now working on it a little more

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Anything Else We Should Know
Dont smell my climbing shoes!! I went naked to the MTV awards

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User Profile

registered 24/Apr/07
updated 24/Oct/08


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E2
Sport - 7a+
Winter - IV

Worked Grades
Trad - E4
Sport - 7a+
Winter - V

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Black Crag -Borrowdale- lakes

Favourite Wall
Rope race -Marple

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Latest Climbs
The Old Triangle HVS 5a
Three Pebble Slab E1 5a
Brown's Eliminate E2 5b
Strapiombante E1 5b
Sunset Slab HVS 4b
Valkyrie HVS 5a
Chequers Buttress HVS 5a
Alcove Crack HVS 5a
Deception HVS 5a
Deception HVS 5a
Overhanging Bastion VS 5a
Kingfisher VD
Glenwillie Grooves HS 4b
Time and Motion Man E1 5b
White Pointer 16
... list all 35 climbs

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