Been hooked on climbing now for several years. I'll probably never be any good at it. Way too much of a coward. Still it has taken me to some epic places. And it beats television.

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London (unfortunately)

Best Climbing Experience
Desert Towers in Utah!
Moroccan Quartzite.
Perfect weather on Cathedral Peak, Tuolumne,
Chilled out days at Froggatt
Brutal Cairngorm winters
Long Routes in Meteora in blistering heat
Long V Diffs in Snowdonia in Big Boots in not so blistering heat.
Staying in remote Alpine Huts
Sunny days on Cornish Granite
Euro-sport bolt clipping on the Med
Padding up Norwegian granite domes.
Beached whaling on Fontainebleau top outs
Erm...thats about it for now

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Interests Outside Climbing
Trail Running

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Pretty basic. Take the odd good pic. More luck than judgment

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User Profile

registered 21/Apr/08
updated 06/Oct/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Sport - 6c
Trad - E2
Bouldering - V4
Alpine - AD

Worked Grades
Trad - E2
Bouldering - V5
Sport - 7a
Winter - II

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock

Favourite Wall

I Climb...
Once a month
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Super Direct on Dinas Mott
Falcon at Tremadog
Suicide Wall at Crattcliff
South Face Direct at Chair Ladder

to name but a few

Latest Climbs
Le Pied-Main (Red 23) f5
Les Trois Trous (Red 1) f4+
La Poule (Blue 8) f4
Le Coq (Blue 6) f4+
Le Coq Droite (Blue 7) f4+
Le Tuyau Morin (Blue 9) f4+
L'Authenac (Red 15) f5+
La Marie Rose (Red 22) f6A
La Gugusse (Red 6) f5+
Pilier (Blue 5) f4
La V1 (Red 16) f5
La Traversee Authenac (Red 17) f5+
Du Rail (Blue 37) f4
Belle a Faire (Blue 31) f4
La Bonne Taille (Blue 19) f4
... list all 470 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Classic Rock 16%
100 best limestone climbs in Britain 5%
Top 10 VS/HVS Routes in Tafraout 9%
Victim Of Mathematics' Ticklist of Extreme Justice 5%
The Peak: past and Present 11%
Best slab climbs of the UK 5%
Classic Peak Limestone Trad - VDiff to E2 33%
A grand easy welsh day out 18%
... list all 12 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
North Ridge D
Shrike E2 5c
Quietus E2 5c
Centurion HVS 5a
Tower Ridge IV 3
Frendo Spur D+
A Dream of White Horses HVS 4c
The Grooves E1 5b
Central Buttress E1 5b
The Weaver E2 5c
... list all 17 climbs