An official "Holiday Climber" (https://www.thebmc.co.uk/british-team-climb-new-routes-on-greenlands-west-coast-rock-walls), I've been climbing since 1996, but started climbing more frequently after moving to Norway in 2011, mostly bouldering and sport climbing with the occasional trad sortie.
My most recent big trip was 4 weeks sailing and climbing in Greenland with Bob Shepton (of Belgian wild bunch fame).
I've been on a few summer trips to the Alps, climbing some basic peaks (Gran Paradiso, Lagginhorn, etc.) and more recently some bigger rock routes.
I also worked for 2 seasons as a ski instructor, and have done quite a bit of ski touring, including the Haute Route and a bunch of stuff here in Norway and some in Japan and N. America.
In 2014/15 I started ski mountaineering racing, which is my new thing. I completed Pierra Menta in 2016, and I tried the Mezzalama 2015, but couldn't make it to the postponed race. Will hopefully try PDG in 2018.
I also run a fair bit; mostly off-road, ran my first marathon in June 2016, and then again in Berlin in 3h26 in September after a broken training program. My goal is 3hrs. My pb for 1/2 marathon is 1h30 in hilly terrain, so I remain optimistic!
I haven't been climbing much recently, as I'm running, skiing and renovating a house. Hopefully get back in to climbing in the summer.
I've travelled quite a bit - 65 countries on all continents.
Best Climbing Experience
Most were enjoyable one way or the other.
Moderator for 14 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Korsvika, Flatanger, Solveggen, Størenhammeren, Selnes, Ekne, Sagøra, Kamberget, Kaldklova, Shark's Fin ... plus 4 more, Sunshine Wall, Agpamiut Wall, Agpamiut Lower Crag, Nakaigajugtoq
Interests Outside Climbing
Most sports, particularly skiing, squash, tennis, football and sailing.
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Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Trad - E2
Sport - 6c
Trad - E4
Sport - 7a
Sport Rock Climbing
Several times a week
All over the world
Cat in the Hat 5.6
Falki Sekky 5c
Tric Trac Bamboloni 5c
E le capre stanno a guardare 6a
Spigolo di destra 3a
Speedy caramello 3a
Banane al Cioccolato 5a
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Alpine 4,000ers 12%
Top ridge scrambles of Britain 2%
Welsh 3,000ers 60%
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République Bananière ED2
Meditation E2 5c
Le Gateau de Riz D
The Sound of Silence 5c
La Fiamma 5c
Il Risveglio di Kundalini E1 5b
Luna Nascente E2 5b
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