Dr Toph

Ropemonkey

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Location
Edinburgh

Best Climbing Experience
New routing in the desert...getting my ass kicked in Yosemite...soloing up the Boulder Flatirons....Etive Slab epics...good friends...a fine single malt...climbing again for the first time after a broken femur.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
gear safety and techniques

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Personal Webpage
http://www.ropemonkey.co.uk

UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 8 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Torre di Aimonin, Gruviera, Jackdaw & Croy Quarries, Pilastro Lomasti, Anticaprie, Montestrutto, Rocca Nera, Rocca Penna

Interests Outside Climbing
music, monkeys, medicine, circus

About My Photography
Getting better at it, but buggered if im taking my good camera up a cliff..


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In habitual monkey posture, 4 kb

User Profile

registered 11/Nov/07
updated 05/May/14

Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E5

Worked Grades
Trad - E6

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Granite

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Latest Climbs
Black Wall, Layback Problem Direct f6B
A Nightmare of White Apples E2 5b
Black Chimney S
Statement of Heuth 7a+
Heughvenile Antics 6c+
Pheasant Corner 6a+
The Wanderer 6b+
Heugh know nothing (Jon Snow) 6c
Embankment 3 E1 5b
Embankment 2 VS 4c
Edge Lane E5 5c
Voglie proibite 6a
Re Scorpione 7a+
La Verde Milonga 6b+
Joe Bracchetto 6b+
... list all 759 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Extreme Rock 4%
Ultimate E1 ticklist 9%
Central Belt Extremes 90%
Tom Randall's Classic Hand cracks 7%
Ultimate E2 ticklist 6%
Ultimate Scottish Rock 5%
One for Edinburgh-based climbers 93%
Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes 3%
Scottish Rock Climbs **** 11%
Best slab climbs of the UK 15%
... list all 15 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Nautilus E1
La Demande 6a
Cordier Pillar TD
Lionheart ED1
Inshallah Factor (Free) ED1
The Pillar of Wisdom TD-
Carnivore E2 5c
Burning Desire E5 6b
Thrift E6 6b
Mean Feat E5 6a
... list all 65 climbs


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