Im 36 years old and love to live life to the full. ive always had out door hobbies such as skiing,shooting, motor bikes. And at the tender age of 30!! I have found climbing. this is the best 1 yet... love the feeling of being on the edge. I have took to climbing well and hope to be a solid hvs climber by 2014
Well 2014 went to plan. I am now ticking e1 on every trip with the odd e2. Things are looking up. My goal this year was e2 and 7a sport. So one down. And one to go.
Tonight 30/06/15 I got my 7a. Pitch 1 of heil Hitler at wintours leap. Really pleased. I try for the onsight a month ago. Then tonight for the repeat which I dogged the crux. Had a rest. And went again and got it. Time to set new goals and be happy I hit the last uns. Onwards and upwards...
28.12.15. Well well. Never thought I'd top the year off with a E3. Archangel. stanage in the bag. What a route. My highest E grade lead todate. Bring on 2016. .
2016 was a good year ticking some great routes. I set out to tick at least 5 clean onsight leads of e2s and tick the raven 7a+ in minchen hole. Well I got the 5 e2s and more but fell short of the raven. Only had 2 visits and 8 trys. Kept running out of stamina at the top. 2 meters from glory. So that route will have to get done in 2017. Hopefully... the 2 stand out routes were deranged at St govans. And super direct at Dinas mot. Both absolutely amazing. Roll on 2017...
Best Climbing Experience
To many to pick one. Every time I go out I say that was the best one yet... to name a few.
Cool for cats. Manzoku. Rider's on the storm. Stennis head.
Deranged. The arrow Or clean hand blues band at st govans. Or brazzen buttress and rock idol at mother careys kitchen pembroke.
Dream of white horses was special mind.
Then there's one step in the clouds. Tremadoc. Super direct. The mot. Orange wall. Symonds Yat. Amorican. Heart of darkness. Hercules. Pembroke. Archangel. Congo corner. Cold turkey. Hargreaves original. Stanage. Little brown jug. Door post. Bosigrian. The list is endless really. Lol.
Interests Outside Climbing
Motorbikes, football, running, night out!
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Been Climbing For
4 to 10 years
Trad - E3
Indoor - 7a
Sport - 7a
Sport - 7a+
Trad - E3
Trad Rock Climbing
Pembroke or stanage.
In the UK
Archangel. Congo corner. Stanage.
Dream of white horses. Gogarth.
Brazzen buttress . Deranged .Cool for cats. Riders on the storm. The arrow. Heart of darkness. Blue sky. Hercules. Rock idol. Herod. pembroke
Osiris. fallbay buttress. gower
King Kong. Wintours leap
one step in the clouds. Tremadoc.
Orange wall. The whitt and red rose speedway. symonds yat.
Super direct. The mot.
Desperation E1 5c
Lucy's Joy E1 5b
Central Trinity VS 4c
Via Media VS 4c
Rusty Crack HVS 5c
The Sun is Shining Down 6a+
Hong Kong Wedding 6b
Chepstow Killer Appliances 6a+
THE END 6a+
It's Ovah for Jehovah 6a
Sometimes I Think I'll Kill You 7a+
Empire and Revolution Direct Finish 6c+
One Tooth Short of a Smile 6a+
Shadows Run Black 6c
Omelette Wall 6b
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Wye Valley Salathe Challenge 100%
Best of Symonds Yat! 100%
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Bloody Sunday E4 6a
Pleasure Dome E3 5c
Left Wall E2 5c
Luzzone Dam (Diga di Luzzone) 6a+
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