I'm a late starter, being 29 and only having climbed for the past 4 years with a year break in the middle while my climbing partner had her baby.

The first time I climbed was genuinely a game changing experience for me! I had never experienced anything like it. The physical aspects, the mental and the social are all brilliant!

On a non climbing note I'm a Scot living in England, a vegan living with omnivores and an extrovert in an introvert's body and mind.

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Best Climbing Experience
Leading the pinnacle pitch of Troutdale Pinnacle; casting looks back at my second cursing her for the idea of even laying hands on this thing and then the immense relief of finding that all important left hand jug round the corner and cruising on past the leg shockingly polished section!

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Mountain biking, cooking, reading, terrible films (think Sharktopus style of thing) and a recent convert to running.

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registered 07/Sep/07
updated 08/Aug/11


Been Climbing For
1 to 3 years

Favourite Crag/Rock
Berryhill or Shepherds

Favourite Wall
Durham or Sunderland

Best Magazine
Climber (UK)

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

Favourite Climbs
Troutdale Pinnacle
Face route (Crag Lough)
anything chimneyfied and green and contortionist enough to make my second roll her eyes!

Indoors - the volumes route at Sunderland wall.

Latest Climbs
The Gamekeeper E2 5b
Mendes VS 4c
Bradley's Damnation HVS
Birdlime Crack S 4a
The Elevator HVS 5a
Fakir's Slab VD
Slab and Wall VS 4c
Fakir's Crack VD
Face Route S
Great Chimney HS
Sinister Corner S
Bracket VD
Hadrian's Buttress HS
Revelation HS
Savernake S 4a
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