Been climbing for about 5 years years now, either inside at Calshot/Reading or in the great outdoors at Swanage/Portland. Busy trying to convert the 6c I can climb indoors to something close outside, happy to lead up to HVS trad, second to E2 depending on steepness!

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Best Climbing Experience
1. Getting nicely sunburnt at Portland the day after finishing my engineering finals
2. Waking up to a cracking sunrise at Pavey Ark in Langdale
3. Getting to the top of Finale Groove without falling off (first experience of Boulder Ruckle)

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Location of next trip
Next bit of gear shopping
Why the Square and Compass in Worth Matravers is the best pub in the south

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Interests Outside Climbing
Real ale, skiing, gigs, tea, more real ale, spending too much time in France

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registered 09/Jun/07
updated 28/Jun/13


Been Climbing For
1 to 3 years

Best Onsights
Trad - HVS
Sport - 6b
Indoor - 6c

Worked Grades
Trad - HVS
Sport - 6c+
Indoor - 7a

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Sandstone (hard)

Favourite Wall

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

Favourite Climbs
Difficult to say
but local routes that my logbook suggests include
Robs Crack (Fairy Cave)
Listing Badly (Battleship)
Rambling Moses (Dancing Ledge)
The Right Mix (Wallsend)

Latest Climbs
Liars Dice S 4a
Liar's arete VD
The Vice HVD
Devonleigh HVD
Pulpit VD
Mucky Gully D
Needle Arete VD
Route B HVD
Ardus MVS 4b
Little Chamonix VD
Wall Climb S 3c
Slab Climb S 4a
Via Media S
Kleine Rinne VS 4b
Troutdale Pinnacle S
... list all 389 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Swanage A-Z 19%
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Climbs Wishlist
Coastguard Ron 7a
No Ifs, No Butts 6c
Cute Ass 7a
Live by the Sword 7a+
Two Fingers 6a
Wonderlust 6b
Hollow Ground 6b+
Reptile Smile 6a+
Cake Walk 6a
Friends from the Deep E3 5c
... list all 28 climbs