Started climbing on Merseyside sandstone and Snowdonia. Spent years resident in Sheffield which is a pig sty. Very bored with The Peak District. Love Scottish climbing.
Like to quaff real ales, scoff good grub and listen to proper music (DOORS, Deep Purple, Joy Division, Zappa, Stones, Skynyrd, Stone Temple Pilots, Audioslave...you get the idea..)
Liverpool fan, been to Fortress Anfield stacks of times.
Have been very lazy for years but now revitalized and psyched for real rock. 2010 is my first winter season. Possibly the worst boulderer in Scotland. Utterly useless at that thuggish sports climbing thing.
Best Climbing Experience
Early on-sight ascents of Gogarth E5's in the 1980's.
Climbing with Mr Moffat
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Top roping is it ethical, naughty etc? (NO!)
Moderator for 37 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Dunkeld, Cave Crag, Haytor (aka Hay Tor) and Low Man, Ardmair Crags, Green Crag, Farletter Crag, Dale Head Crag, Kilt Rock, Staffin, Esk Buttress (Dow Crag), Great End Crag, Eagle Crag (Borrowdale), Bleak How, Castle Crag, Tollie Crag, Loch Maree Crag, The Bastille, Tafraoute, Castle Rock, Steall Gorge Crags, Glen Nevis, Dinosaur Mountain, Skunk Canyon, Shelf Road, Staffin Slips, Steall Meadows Crags, Glen Nevis, Lefthand Canyon, CO, The Elephant Buttresses, Cob Rock, Boulder Canyon, An Sgurr, Elishadder Wall, Stac An Eich, The Box, Dinosaur Mountain, The Hand, Dog Crag, Giur-bheinn (Islay), Lochan Dubh Crag, Camas Mor, Rocca Carpanea, Boragni e Val di Nava
Interests Outside Climbing
Hard rock music/funk/soul
About My Photography
Just got a gucci digital. Can you tell me where I put the film? Never been one for photos much but now I got the digital.....
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I've voted for 373 photos, average vote 4.0.
(32% superb - 43% good - 17% average - 1% poor - 4% rubbish)
Anything Else We Should Know
British igneous rocks are the best. Euro lime is dead boring.
Still don't get that mountaineering lark...