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Mainly into solo winter climbing and being alone on big mountaineering routes in Scotland.

Based in Glencoe 2009 -2013, Cairngorms 2013- 2014, Peak District 2014
Now living on The Black Isle

The Black Isle

Best Climbing Experience
Four years living and working at the Clachaig Inn in Glencoe.

Winter solos of Taxus, Archie's Ridge, Staghorn Gully, Devil's Rib, Castle Ridge, Stairway to Heaven.

Soloing many of Scotland's great mountain routes, North-East Buttress, East Buttress Beinn Eighe, NE Ridge Aonach Beag, Great Ridge of Garbh Bheinn, Clach Glas-Blaven Traverse, Pinnacle Ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean, West Buttress of Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, Raeburn's Buttress Direct of Sgorr Ruadh.

Many perfect spring days in the Cuillin.

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Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 4 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Beinn a Bheithir, North Face of Sgor na h-Ulaidh, Sgurr nan Conbhairean Uaine, Sgurr Choinich

Interests Outside Climbing
Landscape photography,caving and potholing, hill-running.

About My Photography
Published a fair few times - mainly landscapes. Focused on Scottish winter landscapes in particular, but also winter climbing and British wildlife photography.

Photo Gallery
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Chosen as the Featured Gallery on 09-Sep-09.
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