Mr. K

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Best Climbing Experience
Soloing a Grade II gulley on the North Face of Ben Nevis on New Years Day 2011: my first Winter mountain solo, my first route on the Ben and my first Munro. Good times. =o)

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Ethics, gear, anything Alpine.

Recent Postings

Edelrid Aramid on 10-Aug-14
Alps conditions on 08-Aug-14

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Interests Outside Climbing
Hats, gin, photography, more hats.

About My Photography
I'm certainly getting better: I've had photos published in three issues of Summit magazine which I'm immensely proud of. I need to take the camera out of Auto mode more often though!

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Anything Else We Should Know
I'm a SQL Server DBA by trade and I like hats. I don't like avalanches.

Self-portrait on the summit of the Nadelhorn. Weisshorn in the background., 4 kb

User Profile

registered 24/Sep/07
updated 07/Aug/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Alpine - D+
Winter - V
Trad - E1
Bouldering - f6A

Worked Grades
Bouldering - f6B
Mixed - M5+
Indoor - 6b+

Main Sport/Activity
Winter Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Ben Nevis

Favourite Wall
The Depot Nottingham

Best Magazine
Alpinist (US)

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

Favourite Climbs
Poacher's Fall
Suicide Wall
Cosmiques Arete
Frendo Spur
Looning The Tube
Great Crack
Allalinhorn Hohlaubgrat
Savage Slit

Latest Climbs
South Ridge AD-
Innominata Ridge D+
Contamine-Mazeaud AD+
Frendo Spur D+
Papillons Ridge D+
West Rib HVS 5a
Super Direct E1 5b
Scorpio E2 5b
Great Wall E4 6a
Bond Street HVS 5a
Great North Road HVS 5a
Perseverance HS 4b
Initiation Flake S
Cleft II VD
Wall Climb D
... list all 941 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif 5%
Batoux's 100 finest routes in the Mont Blanc massif 7%
Gower S-HVS *+ 4%
... list all 4 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Gervasutti Pillar TD
Walker Spur ED1
The shroud TD+
La Fiamma 5c
The Rasp E2 5b
Gigglin' Crack E6 6c
The North Face (Petit Dru) TD+
Goliath E4 5c
Brown's Crack E2 5c
The Nose 5.9 c2
... list all 28 climbs

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