I love all kinds of climbing, but for me it's all about the adventure, going to new places, doing inspiring routes and also about the people you are with. I am trying to fit in as much as possible around having a four year old who has now started climbing himself, he says: "I prefer bouldering"...oh dear!

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Central Scotland

Best Climbing Experience
There is a long list: 3 months climbing trip this year around Corsica, France, Austria, Switzerland and Germany, West-Ridge of Salbit, first ascents in Greenland, Gervasutti-Pillar, SW Pillar on Tofana di Rozes, Comici on N-face of the Cima Grande, ice couloirs in Chamonix in winter, a gorgeous winter's day ascent of Central Buttress on Beinn Eighe, a glorious May rockclimbing in the Northwest doing routes such as Angelface, granite routes in Corsica, La Demande 6 months pregnant, most winter routes I do including Minus two in March '10, weeping fingers after five days of sunkissed bouldering in Font, Steeple, NW Ridge of Bugaboo Spire, the list goes on...

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Interests Outside Climbing
kayaking, hillwalking & -running, biking, socialising, red wine & whisky, reading

About My Photography
point & shoot, although I try to frame the picture nicely

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+Heike, 89 kb

User Profile

registered 15/Oct/03
updated 30/Apr/14

Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years

Best Onsights
Winter - VII
Trad - E2
Sport - 6c

Main Sport/Activity
Winter Climbing

Favourite Wall
our new woodie in the garage

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

Latest Climbs
Slide VS 5a
Sticky Fingers VS 4c
Don't Think Twice HVS 5a
Reach for the Sky VS 4b
Positive Mental Attitude VS 5a
Imperial Lather E1 5a
Just Visiting VS 4c
Groove Armada VS 4c
The Sarclet Pimpernel E1 5a
A Paddler's Tale E4 5c
The Haven VS 4c
Nuova Via Per Claudia 6b
Driller Killer 6c
Flight of the Mad Magician 6b
Seconds Out 6a
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