crags too crowded now

these days i go solo sea kayaking round scottish islands for remote isolation and wild long distance swimming in lakes in summer with the BLDSA for exposure and views .

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Best Climbing Experience
superdirect on dinas mot (seconded) wow what a crag !

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
The days of innocence and laughter: Don Whillans ,dennis gray, Colin Kirkus ,Menlove Edwards ,Alf Bridges ,abraham brothers, Thomas Merton ,Hemp rope,canvas tents ,tricounis,tweeds, etc etc

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Interests Outside Climbing
There is nothing outside climbing except wild swimming and sea kayaking round scottish islands

About My Photography
Have been known to stop on the crux for a photo

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Anything Else We Should Know
Life is only a tiny part of climbing

Female climbing partners are better company

look at my gallery , you might be in it !

The only things we have to fear are gravity and the weather , mostly the second

Only the last two years climbs are on here, the other 20 years can stay in my written diary for the moment !

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+rayash ,Eliminator ,Hvs,Stanage Popular End ,Peak district, 220 kb

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registered 27/Oct/03
updated 14/Oct/12


Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E1
Trad - E1

Main Sport/Activity

Favourite Crag/Rock
Welded Tuff

Favourite Wall
dont do plastic unless desperate

I Climb...
In the UK

Favourite Climbs
Spider Wall
dinas mot
Croton oil
Lighthouse arete
Chequers buttress
Hargreaves origional
Robin Hoods cave innominate
Altar crack
Valkyrie froggat
Valkyrie roaches

Latest Climbs
Christmas Crack HS 4a
Bishop's Route S 4a
The Little Flake Crack VS 5a
Via Media VS 4c
Oblique Crack S 4a
Beady Eye Right VS 5a
Wing Buttress VS 5b
Dover's Wall, Route 2 HVS 5a
Curtains VS 4c
Sump Direct HS 4b
Cursing VS 4c
King Bee Crack HVS 5a
Megalith HS
E.C.V VS 4c
Crib Y Ddysgl - Crib Goch Traverse (Winter) I
... list all 135 climbs

Ticklists BETA
... not setup

Climbs Wishlist
Kipling Groove HVS 5a
Cemetery Gates E1 5b
Flying Buttress Direct E1 5b
Cenotaph Corner E1 5c
Left Wall E2 5c
The Kirkus Original VS 4c
The Plum E1 5b
A Dream of White Horses HVS 4c
... list all 8 climbs