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.

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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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I've voted for 546 photos, average vote 4.8.
(78% superb - 18% good - 1% average - 0% poor - 0% rubbish)

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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
Tennis Shoe HS 4b
Septuagenarian 6a
First Stop 5a
The Deceptive Dyke 5c
Grepon - Mer de Glace D
Pilier de Vallorcine 4c
Innominata Ridge D+
South Ridge AD-
Catyoucha man TD
Contamine-Mazeaud AD+
Frendo Spur D+
Papillons Ridge D+
Le Quadriceps Gauche (Blue 12) f4+
Carapace (Blue 1) f4+
Nid D'Abeilles (Blue 2) f4+
... list all 985 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Batoux's 100 finest routes in the Mont Blanc massif 8%
Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif 5%
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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