Middle-aged late starter. I love leading Mods and Diffs and the occasional VDiff, and seconding 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 teenage 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.
Latest Climbs Cleft I D Left Pillar VD Pillar Route D Pinnacle Crack VD Dulfer S 4a Classic VD Classic VD Snoozin' Suzie VD Root Route D Albany HS 4a Arrow Route VD The Terrace (to Cioch Slab) M Cioch Gully VD Plantation Chimney D Mississippi D ... list all 428 climbs
Ticklists BETA UK's best Diffs and V.diffs 30% Fairy Cave Quarry Top 20 10% Every Climb at Windgather 28% BMC Windgather beginners routes 75% Welsh 3,000ers 33% ... list all 6 ticklists
Climbs Wishlist Pinnacle Ridge D Staircase D Outside Edge Route VD Mariette Route VD Knight's Climb D Alison Rib D Symphony Crack D The Dubhs Ridge M Flying Buttress VD Spiral Stairs D ... list all 20 climbs