Ouncepounce

Live to climb but the body thinks otherwise. I am middle aged but may well be extremely old before I accept this. I love climbing and will help anybody who wants to take to this silly pass-time. I recently got my dream job in the lake district, and am so grateful and happy to have this and a fab wife who also likes to climb, though if you hear threats to life while out on the crags, it might well be my good lady wife. She usually cools off by the time she reaches the top!!

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Location
Calderbridge

Best Climbing Experience
Hardest probably Bitter Oasis, though soloing the Midi-Plan traverse was spiritual.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Freedom of speech, and spirituality.

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Interests Outside Climbing
Stamp collecting...can you credit it!
And fly-fishing

About My Photography
Brother was a professional who lost his life too early. My photo's are rubbish by comparison, but in the spirit of his excellent guidance years ago, I persevere, you never know when that shot is waiting for you.

Photo Gallery
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I've voted for 290 photos, average vote 4.1.
(47% superb - 30% good - 13% average - 3% poor - 5% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
The hills are very patient.

+Ouncepounce, 70 kb

User Profile

registered 16/Mar/09
updated 05/May/14

Age
54

Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Best Onsights
Trad - XS
Winter - IV

Main Sport/Activity
Mountaineering

I Climb...
Most weekends
In the UK

Favourite Climbs
Anything on Idwal slabs
and Scugdale in the N.York moors where I learned many years ago.

Latest Climbs
Brown Slabs D
Fisherground Groove f6A
Fisherground Groove f6A
Arete and Slab D
Little Tryfan Arete M
Crack 2 D
Crack 4 D
Crack 1 D
Trafalgar Crack VD 4a
The Promenade D
Heather Wall VS 4c
Heather Wall Variation VS 5a
Bell Bottom Arete S 4a
Sailor's Crack S 4b
Yo-Ho Crack VD
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Ticklists BETA
Classic Rock 5%
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Climbs Wishlist
Easter Island E1 5b
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