neil the weak

Mild mannered shop worker by day, mild mannered climber by night.

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Location
edinburgh (ish)

Best Climbing Experience
Hard to pick just one. Some all time top experiences?

Astral Highway. 1st big route on Ben Nevis and the most scared I have ever been before starting something.

Marlena, Dunkeld. The hardest I've ever had to work for a route and the most perfect execution I've ever managed on the redpoint.

Dog Eat Dog, Northumberland. The best boulder problem in the county (and therefore the world), took me a long time back when I first did it. I never get bored of re-climbing it.

Soloing Pain Pillar. My regualr stress therapy and escape.

Orion Direct Solo. Waited years for the right day to do it and then enjoyed the whole thing bottom to top. One funny moment lookng out at the crux and wondering if I had made a small error of judgement.....

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 1 crag, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Eas a' Chual Aluinn

Interests Outside Climbing
Mounatin biking, XC and Downhill race. Good (and cheap) cooking, and general gear nerdiness.

About My Photography
Now a newfound SLR user this year. Still trying to work out what all the buttons do.....


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User Profile

registered 03/May/08
updated 20/Aug/10

Age
34

Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E4
Winter - VI
Sport - 7a+
Ice - WI5+

Worked Grades
Trad - E6
Mixed - M8
Sport - 7c
Bouldering - f7A

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Anything with exposure.

Favourite Wall
Ratho, the best in the world

Best Magazine
Alpinist (US)

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

Latest Climbs
... not setup

Ticklists BETA
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Climbs Wishlist
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