Mark Collins

Enjoying adventures, well afterwards mostly. Old Man of Hoy, Old Man of Stoer, Kilnsey Main Overhang, walking to the Old Forge (British mainlands remotest pub) in torrential rain and then whimping out via the ferry on the way back, only to arrive in Fort William in time to see the first British male win Wimbledon in donkey's years.

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Best Climbing Experience
Realising I can do it.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Falling off.

Recent Postings

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 1 crag, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Liverpool Castle

Interests Outside Climbing

About My Photography
I've had one or two in the top ten and one Photo of the Week, so I'm pretty happy with that.

Chosen as the Featured Gallery on 21-May-10.
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Click to list photo comments written by me. (305 comments)
I've voted for 17,784 photos, average vote 3.5.
(10% superb - 36% good - 48% average - 5% poor - 0% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
I hate snakes, baked beans, and marmalade.

Mark Collins, 4 kb

User Profile

registered 09/Jun/03
updated 21/Mar/14


Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - III
Trad - E4
Sport - 6b
Aid - A2

Worked Grades
Trad - E8
Sport - 6b
Indoor - 6b
Bouldering - V3

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
The Roaches
Grit (quarried)

Favourite Wall
Cliff's Barn

I Climb...
Once a month
In the UK, Europe & USA

Favourite Climbs
The Sloth
Nobody Wept For Alec Trench
Commander Energy
Central Buttress
New West Climb
Fingertip Control
First Finale

Latest Climbs
Fool's Tower C1
The Changeing E1 5a
Punch Up VS 5a
Punchline E1 5b
The Lean Mean Fighting Machine C1
Coconino D
Cadair Idris - Penygadair 893m
Inverted Staircase D
Saul's Crack HVS 5a
Many Happy Returns HVS 5a
Many Happy Returns HVS 5a
Many Happy Returns HVS 5a
Many Happy Returns HVS 5a
First Finale C2
First Finale C2
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Ticklists BETA
The 100 Best UK VS routes? 14%
Hard Rock 3%
BMC staffordshire slab exam 42%
Stanage: My Favourite Five 40%
Classic Rock 19%
Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett 50%
BMC On-Peak Rock: Esoterica 11%
... list all 8 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Gaia E8 6c
... list all 1 climb

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