The New NickB

Creeping towards 40, can be argumentative and a little subversive, but generally chilled and like to think I'm one of the good guys.

Not climbing as much as I used to, but still loving getting out in the mountains, long easy routes on rock and pushing things a bit harder in the winter especially on water ice. Loving my running and never been as fit as a consequence.

Professional life is all about planning, regeneration and the trials and tribulations of life in local government.

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Location
Rochdale

Best Climbing Experience
Old Man Hoy was great. Any route which has challenged me and I have overcome the challenge. My first Scottish winter route, Tower Ridge. Any time I am on Skye, even if the weather is poor. Hero worship by Japanese tourists in the Alps (I think they were confused). Just being there in Patagonia.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Why people spend too much money on waterproofs.

Recent Postings

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Currently at number 12 in the Top 40 Posters.

Interests Outside Climbing
Politics and current affairs. Sport in general, but especially athletics. Food and drink.


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