The Norris

Currently living and working in Manchester, and saving up for a long climbing trip in Europe next year. Not too bothered about pushing grades, I just enjoy getting out on good rock with nice people. I had a scary fall last year and hit the deck, and consequently I'm not as bold as i once was (not that i was very bold in the first place!). Plan for the year is to enoy the Lake district and North wales a bit more, as last year was all about the Grit.

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South Manchester

Best Climbing Experience
Generally just playing about in Font. No particular climbs, just had a really great time with friends working out problems at the limits of our abilities.

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Interests Outside Climbing
Music, triathlon, football (playing and watching), pubs, clubs & festivals, Skiing and boarding.

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+The Norris, 30 kb

User Profile

registered 26/Apr/07
updated 26/Jan/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Indoor - 6b+
Sport - 6a+
Trad - HVS
Bouldering - f6A+

Worked Grades
Indoor - 6c
Sport - 6b

Main Sport/Activity
Cycling/Mountain Biking

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall
Undercover Rock, Bristol

Best Magazine
Summit (BMC)

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

Favourite Climbs
Thus far
Via Dolorosa - lots of different moves and techniques needed and a lovely view at the top

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Ticklists BETA
100 Stanage stars 40%
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