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 five year old who has now started climbing himself, he says: "I prefer bouldering"...oh dear! But he has been getting up some great routes lately, if he can be persuaded!!
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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I've voted for 73 photos, average vote 4.4.
(67% superb - 13% good - 15% average - 2% poor - 1% rubbish)
Anything Else We Should Know
no, just ask