I am a teacher than currently works at a school in Malvern.
I also work as a freelance instructor, holding a range of qualifications including MIA, Winter ML and Aspirant level 5 kayak coach. I provide a range of NGB courses - CWA,SPA, CWLA and WGL training and assessment courses as well as the new Mountain Training Foundation and Development Coach Training and assessments, BCU kayak and canoe coach training and assessments as well as courses tailored to your needs.
Best Climbing Experience
South Ridge Direct, Chir Mhor. Just me and a friend on the whole crag, only saw 5 people in Glen Rosa that day
Articles by Paul at work
Interests Outside Climbing
Paddling, drinking. My mad dog Jim.
About My Photography
Very much into my photography. Several of my photos made it in to the latest Staffordshire Gritstone Guide.
Mainly into landscapes and Macro images. You can see some of my shots at http://www.ephotozine.com/user.cfm?user=31744
Click to list photo comments written by me. (7 comments)
I've voted for 42 photos, average vote 3.8.
(26% superb - 42% good - 23% average - 2% poor - 4% rubbish)
Anything Else We Should Know
I wrote the Gradback Hill and Back Forest sections of the BMC Roaches guidebook. I have recently had published a climbing games book, you can see a sample of it on my website.
Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Trad - E4
Sport - 7a
Bouldering - V6
Winter - III
Bouldering - f7A+
Bouldering - V8
Trad Rock Climbing
Castle Hill, NZ
Several times a week
All over the world
South Ridge Direct
14 pitch VS on Arran.
Who's line is it anyway
Virago E1 5a
Smoke on the water
Bridge of Signs
The Nebuliser E3/4 6a/b
Gorilla Grip 28
Every Climb at Windgather 98%
Top 23 UKC Climbed Climbs 78%
Twelve fine routes in the lower grades at the Roaches 92%
BMC staffordshire slab exam 50%
Advanced beginner Hen Cloud and Ramshaw 50%
Western Peak Grit 100 VD - VS 62%
Classic Rock 35%
Cheltonian Road to HVS ruins 63%
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