Currently a first year computer science student at the University of Nottingham who spends all his time either studying, training at the local climbing wall or Caving.

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Best Climbing Experience
Not sure but pulling off a tough ascent when convinced you are going to fall after every move is always pretty awesome.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Bizarre local crags that I had no idea about.

Recent Postings

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UKC Volunteer
Moderator for 4 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Avon Gorge (North Butress), Sand grain buttress, The Rift, Holly Lane Quarry

Interests Outside Climbing
Caving, Computers, Programming, underground music, Minesweeper, Chess, StarCraft, Philosophy.

About My Photography
I always end up spending crag time climbing rather than taking photos.

Photo Gallery
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I've voted for 56 photos, average vote 4.6.
(73% superb - 21% good - 0% average - 0% poor - 5% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
I swallowed a lithium battery when I was 6.

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+Quarryboy, 201 kb

User Profile

registered 22/May/09
updated 06/Sep/14


Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years

Best Onsights
Trad - E4
Bouldering - V4
Sport - 7a+

Worked Grades
Trad - E5
Bouldering - V6
Sport - 7b+

Main Sport/Activity
Trad Rock Climbing

Favourite Crag/Rock
Avon gorge

Favourite Wall
Undercover rock

Best Magazine
Climb (UK)

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

Favourite Climbs
Yellow Edge
Le Poudin Noir
Ladder of Desire
Rancho Cucamonga

New Horizons II
Vice is Nice

The Black Riders

Disaster Area
Walking on the Moon
With Eyebrows

Unknown Wall
Giant's Cave Buttress
Wreckers' Slab
Central Rib
Mad Mags' Parasol


My staircase

Wall behind the back of the school sports hall

Latest Climbs
Mater S 4b
Weir Wall Variations HS 4c
Alma VD
Weir Wall D
Apokalypto E7 6b/c
Eaves S
The Tragic Tale of The Fair Somnambulist of Wickham Court HVS 4c
Tyrone V1 4b
I Smoke Rocks V2 5a
Pocket Rocket V1 4b
Ain't Got Time For Crisps V1 5a
Paige VS 4c
Yer mum's boyfriend MVS 4b
Flightless V6 6c
Thin crack to tree V1 5b
... list all 1141 climbs

Ticklists BETA
Best slab climbs of the UK 9%
The Esoterica of the Mystical Bristol and Mendips Challenge 20%
Classic Rock Climbs of Great Britain by Bill Birkett 6%
Avon Gorge non-Extremes 100%
Day at the Yat 25%
... list all 5 ticklists

Climbs Wishlist
Apokalypto E7 6b/c
Let's Hear It for Lorenzo 6b+
Atonement E7 6c
Never Trust a Lawman 7b+
Mithril E4 6a
Psykovsky's Sequins E9 7a
T.Rex E3 5c
Lay Ladye Lay 7b
Wings of Unreason E4 6a
North-East (Mittellegi) Ridge D
... list all 33 climbs