Mike Owen

Started climbing in 1974 in North Wales. First redpoints of sport routes in 1987. Moved out to the south of France in 1999. I prefer going to new areas and having new challenges. My weakness is I get easily bored trying the same route for too long.

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Location
Le Rouret

Best Climbing Experience
4 month trip to the US in 1993. Gogarth obsession in 1989 and 1990. Malham and Gordale summer 1990. Almscliffe bouldering with the lads. Right Wall 1979; Lord 1983; The Bells and Hollow Man 1990; Mortal Kombat 2005; Kalymnos trip, including Fun de Chichunne (8a on-sight 2013).

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Destination reports and reading about what's happening regarding new routes and repeats back in the UK.

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 10 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Gorges du Loup, La Baleine, St Leger, St Martin Vesubie, La Plage, Le Palais, Castell Bianco, Albenga, St Cezaire, Courchon, Rumenes Chorreras, La Sanctuaire

Interests Outside Climbing
Walking with my dog Ruff.

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Anything Else We Should Know
I am still hopelessly (and very happily) addicted to climbing!


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