Martin Bennett

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Location
Lancashire

Best Climbing Experience
Mont Blanc snow plod 1966
Asterisk, D Route and The Crack, Gimmer 1966 breakthrough day
Voie de la Demande, Verdon Gorge - on my 40th birthday 1985
The Needle and Steeple, Shelterstone
Llithrig, Diglyph & Vember in a day 1973 - another breakthrough day.
White Slab and Jellyroll, Cloggy
Bow Right Hand, Cloggy - my hardest ever lead, in theory
Central Buttress, Scafell (in it's original state)
Saxon, Scafell
The Centaur and Ichabod, Scafell East
Sez Les, Fylde Crag - first FA in the Anti-Atlas
No Country For Old Men, Octet Crag - a FA with an early hero of mine
Via Cassin, Piz Badile NE Face
Via Comici, Cima Grande di Lavaredo N Face
S Ridge Salbitschijen
Black Cuillin Ridge Traverse
South Face Direct & Little Brown Jug during first SW climbing trip '70
Yellow Spur, Eldorado Canyon
North East Buttress, Pingora
El Puro, Mallo Pison, Riglos my 50th Birthday climb
Sickle Moon, Kashmir (6,574m) failed FA attempt 1977
Peppermint, Sinsat, Ariege for the craic of a rope of 4!
Via Costantini-Apollonio, Pilastro di Rozes
East Face, Dent du Requin for 2 bad reasons
Bilberry Buttress, Raven Langdale for early "pushing it" (and falling!)
L'Acheronte, Valnontey first Euro icefall climb 2001
Tower Ridge, Ben Nevis first Scottish Winter route 1974
Fionn Buttress, Dragon and St George , Carnmore Crag
Yoyo and Big top, Aonach Dubh
Point Five Gully, Ben Nevis just because it is what it is.
Brant, Clogwyn Y Grochan first ever climb in Snowdonia 1970


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