Rob Thornton

Alpine soloing freak who allso writes about it and teaches techniques.Own a non-profit site called Farsight Mountain Ventures and take mature folk walking,scrambling,and alpine climbing.

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Location
Newhaven,East Sussex.

Best Climbing Experience
Mt,Bangetta,PNG-1972 Headhunters,Blowpies,Great climbing with zero gear,and got to come home and talk about it!Completed life ambition of ascending Eiger solo by all four ridge routes in summer 2011.Now attempting to complete all four faces solo by normal routes(Sth-TD),Three to go!

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Fitness,Expeditions,Gear,Climbing Politics and Law.Climbing History.Alpine Climbing.Solo-Mountaineering.

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Interests Outside Climbing
Physical Fitness Education.Classical Swordsmanship.(Rapier,Short Sword,Duelling Sabre,Cutlass.)

About My Photography
Forget it!My climbing partner does all the good stuff.

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Anything Else We Should Know
Member of ABMSAC (assoc of british members of the swiss alpine club)allso Swiss Alpine Club(zermatt section)and Austrian Alpine Club UK(Brittania Section).ASA-Alliance of Solo Alpinists,Alliance of Veteran Alpinists,Nordic Walking Instructor.MLS,MPL,SPA,Personal Trainer,Medic-First responder-5.Big fan of Swiss Grindlewald Guides and Heimatt Museum Grindlewald.German and Italian speaker.Fan of Andy Kirkpatrick (guys got individuality and style).

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User Profile

registered 16/Apr/09
updated 08/Jun/12

Age
65

Been Climbing For
More than 20 years

Main Sport/Activity
Mountaineering

Favourite Crag/Rock
Cloggy
Rhyolite

Favourite Wall
Evolution.Wave Leisure wall.

Best Magazine
Summit (BMC)

I Climb...
Several times a week
All over the world

Favourite Climbs
Anything over 3000 metres in europe.Sussex Chalk.


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