Dan Bailey -

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UKH Editor, Gear Editor for UKH and UKC, and guidebook author. Into long hill days, scrambles and classic punter's climbs both summer and winter. Climbing-wise I've always been a talentless bumbler, but that's fine by me. I prefer big easy mountain routes and I'm just as happy scrambling as cragging. But the Mrs has just bought me a finger board, so who knows ...the sky's the limit.

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Best Climbing Experience
You can't recreate the buzz of the new: learning to lead at Ilkley and Almscliff; first multi pitch route (something on Lliwedd; we were never sure what); first time in the Alps (we got bugger all done); first glimpse over the zawn to Wen slab; first time up Tower Ridge in decent nick; first ascent of some Pennine winter esoterica...

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Anything about Scottish mountains

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Interests Outside Climbing
Hillwalking, mucking about in sea kayaks, mucking about on guitars (all with mixed success)

About My Photography
Fire off hundreds and one or two might turn out OK. I really must learn to use a camera one day.

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