Started climbing at 12 years old. Hen Cloud/Roaches. Then lakes for 2 years?
Based in Lichfield until 1989, then North Devon/ spent 6 years in Llanberis. 1997 moved to west coast of Scotland. Lived in Chamonix, Sheffield/Iceland and other places...now seem to spend most of my time climbing choss in the desert...bouldering an exploring on Tiree. Recently got back into climbing, Scottish Mainland is new adventure at 47...HVS/E1 in May (not a bad start)...visited some grit Curbar/Froggat and still manage to climb E2/3 on repeated routes.(took 15 yrs to chase an old demon away on Froggatt)
Life is good...
West Coast of Scotland is the land of Giants...
Isle of Tiree
Best Climbing Experience
1983/London Wall/Green Death on site.1984 Sloth Solo.
Staffordshire Grit/Staffordshire Limestone.
Verdon. Boux. Alps. Iceland.
Pagan/Quartz Icicle Gogarth with DL. Dream with DC . Hardd with G.W. Great Wall with N.H. Left wall/Gates/Le Demande with DC/ early years with Dad and George White in the Peak.
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Moderator for 1 crag, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Ceann a' Mhara
Interests Outside Climbing
Sailing my 32' Contessa on the West Coast of Scotland...and other equally wet stuff
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Anything Else We Should Know
Pissed off with working overseas
47 still leading E2/E3...second up to E5 6b in the key of F
Been Climbing For
More than 20 years
Trad - E5
Winter - V
Trad - E5
Trad Rock Climbing
Old Keele Uni wall
All over the world
God so many memories............
Lord of the Rings
The Cad/South Sea Bubble/Talking Heads/Pagan & Deyago
Bloody Slab/Octo/Great wall/White Slab/The Axe
The Beast and anything on Beeston Tor
High Plains Drifter
and strangely Boomarang on Ramshaw.