Bob the Bear

I have been climbing for over 40 years. Nowadays I can only lead up to HVS, but still have a desire to get back a bit nearer to the grade I could climb at in my youth - mainly because it will give me a lot more routes to go at locally.
I find sport climbing very enjoyable (especially on Kalymnos). It's nice to experience something different, even though trad climbing is still the best for me.

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Location
Lake District

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Interests Outside Climbing
Used to be a rally driver but gave up last year due to lack of funds. I will start up again WHEN I win the lottery.
I used to do a bit of fell running but knee problems put paid to that a few years ago. I still get out on the fells several times a week (I have an energetic dog who likes lots of walks) although I rarely get on the high fells these days. I can get up them quite quickly but coming down is another story!

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User Profile

registered 06/Nov/08
updated 23/Feb/10

Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E3
Sport - 6a+

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Great Zawn
Granite

Favourite Wall
Kendal

I Climb...
Several times a week
In the UK & Europe

Favourite Climbs
The Dream
Deja Vu
The Spire
Xanadu
Variety Show
Yankee Doodle


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