dereke12000

I have been climbing regularly since 2009, but sporadically for much longer. I've been caving a few times, just as a means of doing some climbing - great fun but I prefer going up to going down. I've learnt that climbing goes better if you commit to the moves, and have a full flask of tea and plenty of cake! (same with life in general)

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Location
Somerset

Best Climbing Experience
Finally persuading my wife to come climbing for one day

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Cake

Recent Postings

El Chorro caves?? on 08-Dec-14
El Chorro Advice on 06-Dec-14

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Interests Outside Climbing
Hillwalking, Caving, Longboarding, spending time in India, curry, photography

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User Profile

registered 30/Oct/07
updated 29/Oct/13

Best Onsights
Sport - 6b
Trad - VS

Worked Grades
Sport - 6a
Trad - VS

Main Sport/Activity
Sport Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Limestone

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

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Ticklists BETA
Portland Unwishlist 29%
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