Have done a little scrambling and some rock climbing - I've been on a course and have now led (under instruction) my first climb on my 40th birthday on Brown Slabs, Shepherds Crag, Borrowdale.
*Update* Now quite happy leading VDiffs - it's a case of having to as I climb with my wife who was on the same course as me. I'm hooked and will be spending the winter on the 'walls' gaining power and hopefully loosing a little of my middle aged paunch.
I've also progressed from indoor ice to grade II winter in the Cairngorms in March just gone and I loved it.
The Profile pic was taken in February 2004 on the summit of Glaramara - my friend took the shot and it now hangs on my wall at home.
Best Climbing Experience Leading my first climb on my 40th Birthday and 2nd'ing my first HS the day before. Progressing from indoor ice at the Ice Factor to climbing outdoor winter routes.
Interests Outside Climbing Computer based stuff - gaming (Ghost Recon and that kind of stuff) and I run my own website.
About My Photography As keen on photography as I am on mountaineering. I feel that the two go hand in hand and I never head onto the hills without a camera. Sometimes means I don't travel as far but some of the results are worth it.
Favourite Climbs Revelations (HS)- Raven Crag
Brown Slabs (Diff) - Shepherds Crag
Slick (VDiff) - Moelwyns
Trident Arete - Harbourgh Rocks
Magic Roundabout - Ramshaw Rocks
This list WILL get bigger.
Latest Climbs Smoking the White Owl III 4 Smoking the White Owl III 4 Broad Gully I Dorsal Arête (Winter) II North Buttress - East Ridge II/III Boomerang Gully II Crotched Gully II ... list all 7 climbs