Tom Hutton

Award winning writer/photographer/gear tester who also runs a guiding/instructing business, Mountain Magic ( and is a qualified Mountain Bike Guide.

Enjoy all kinds of climbing, particularly big mountain trad routes and mountaineering, but also winter climbing and even a bit of sport and bouldering. Also passionate about ski touring, mountain biking, walking, running and sea kayaking.

Current Chair of BMC Cymru

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Near Llanberis

Best Climbing Experience
Razor's Edge (Dunsheen Head). Perched on the summit of the needle - what a position. Or the Domes de Miage - first independent Alpine classic.

Recent Postings

Penmachano on 14-Dec-14
FS: Book clear out on 12-Dec-14

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Interests Outside Climbing
Play guitar badly and write depressing songs! And am a bit of a muso on the side (especially folk/routes/acoustic).

About My Photography
Does me well - have won a few awards and also earn a living from it. See

Photo Gallery
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Anything Else We Should Know
Live with fellow writer, Steph, and labrador, Du (Dee in English!)

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+Tom Hutton, 183 kb

User Profile

registered 21/Sep/08
updated 10/Sep/13

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - VS
Alpine - AD
Winter - III
Sport - 6a

Worked Grades
Trad - HVS

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Wall

Best Magazine
Alpinist (US)

I Climb...
Most weekends
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
The Needle's Edge (Dunsheen Head). The Runnel (Winter). Domes de Miage. Petite Pic/Grand Pic on the Pic du Midi d'Ossau (Pyrenees).

Latest Climbs
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Ticklists BETA
Connoisseur's Classic Rock 7%
MIA logbook must haves! 3%
Classic Rock 22%
A grand easy welsh day out 47%
50 Best HS Routes in the UK. 14%
UK's best Diffs and V.diffs 20%
... list all 6 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Act Naturally VS 4b
Sad Man Who's Sane VS 4c
Lightning Visit VS 4c
Direct Route HS 4c
One Pitch Route VS 4c
Wall Climb HS 4b
Two Pitch Route S 4a
Nea VS 4b
Blue Sky VS 4b
Armorican HVS 5a
... list all 37 climbs