Middle-aged late starter. Not that keen on leading but will occasionally lead Mods and Diffs; will second up to HS on a good day. I enjoy long days outdoors, mountains best of all. I make very good cake. I am married with two grown-up children. Lizzie Cooke (on FB as Lizzie Coppin).
Best Climbing Experience Tower Ridge, September 2015
Commando Ridge, July 2015
Coire an t'Sneachda, March 2015.
Crib Goch, September 2014.
Seconding Christmas Curry at Tremadog. Looked at pictures afterwards and thought, wow, did I do that?
Cneifion Arete, July 2014 - a glorious day seized at a difficult time.
Leading Snoozin' Suzie, June 2014
Plas-y-Brenin course, June 2014, did good things for my confidence.
My first visit to Stanage, 7/3/2014
Climbing with my daughter at Three Cliffs Bay, August 2013
Seconding Amphitheatre Buttress, Craig yr Ysfa, 25/5/13, in warm sunshine.
Seconding Grooved Arete on Tryfan East Face, 5/5/12.
My first outdoor lead at Little Tryfan (Chimney Crack), October 2011.
Seconding Snoozin' Susie, 2011.
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