Freelance climbing instructor living in Oxford for some unknown reason.
Headington, East Oxford
Best Climbing Experience
Left Wall in 2002, Resurrection in 2005, Right Wall in 2008 - all in glorious sunshine :-)
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Complaining about not getting enough climbing done.
Articles by Mark Stevenson
Interests Outside Climbing
Getting lost, running late, delicious food, good beer and avoiding anything that resembles a real job.
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I've voted for 15 photos, average vote 4.2.
(33% superb - 53% good - 13% average - 0% poor - 0% rubbish)
Anything Else We Should Know
Don't listen to any of my bright ideas - such as climbing every route in Hard Rock non-stop during the wettest Summer since records began. Also I'm probably the only climber to have been helicoptered off the Roaches after taking a leader fall of less than 4 feet.
Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Sport - 7b
Trad - E5
Winter - VI
Aid - A3
Sport - 7b+
Bouldering - f7A
Fairhead isn't bad!
Several times a week
All over the world
Anything at Fairhead!
Old Man of Hoy-Orkney
Right Wall-Dinas Cromlech
Fallout Corner-Coire an Lochain
Gervasutti Pillar-Mont Blanc du Tacul
And everything I've climbed on Gritstone except Saul's Crack.
Stanage Popular Greens 69%
Top 23 UKC Climbed Climbs 100%
Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+ 80%
Top 50 Peak Cracks 66%
'The Quarrymen' Big Wall Training Route - Yosemite 5.9 *** 63%
Peak Rock/3/ A Decade of Expansion 55%
Peak Rock/7/8/Biven-Peck Partnership/1950's a Developing Decade 46%
Peak Rock/2/ The Search For Difficulty Begins. 30%
Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's 60%
Peak Rock/1/ The 1st Peak District Tigers. 33%
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Right Wall E5 6a
Central Grooves VII 7
Body Machine 7c
... list all 5 climbs