Started climbing properly when I became a PGCE student after a few years in the real world. Met loads of fantastic people then and since - where are they now? Been to some incredible places, seen some fantastic sights, etc.
Best Climbing Experience
Too numerous to mention - belaying 2nds of my first E1 at wintours leap as dusk fell, sunset at Sennen, top roping Flying Buttress Direct as a flash (I KNOW!), same with Hairless Heart, leading Valkerie at Froggatt, having a lunch at the Chalet de Loria, Auguile Rouge, watching the total eclipse of the sun from the Auguile de Midi in 2000. Loads of stars and E points in a single weekend climbing as a 3 in Pembroke. Font, the orange cicuit at L'Elephant.
The two days doing supposedly easy mountain routes in north wales recently have been the amongst the best climbing days in my life. Tennis Shoe after driving up and Longlands/redwall etc; on Lliwedd the next. Been climbing a long time to get two consecutive days in N. Wales. Thank you Chris - and sorry for feeling a 3rd day would too much!
Interests Outside Climbing
Mountain walking, cycling, photography, ukulele and guitar.
About My Photography
Recent convert to digital, have some Ricoh with 28mm equivalent lens that have taken these pictures. One of which packed up in the minus 10 temps of winter in Scotland. Never mind, had to buy a newer one!
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