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Lots of time in Russia.

Best Climbing Experience
Old Man of Stoer; crossing to it's foot in a very small inflatable boat in November...
Point Five Gulley entirely by Moonlight.
The party after Elbrus...
Kazbek - the three vodkas as we set off on summit day
Topping out from the Lagginhorn S ridge - first AD
Friends and fiancee's first leads
Skeleton Ridge

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About My Photography
Sony A850, Minolta X300, Canon S95/70, but it's the pictures, not the tools...

Photo Gallery
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Anything Else We Should Know
Sadly down from 60-90 routes a year to about 30... still trying to get that one E-point a year ;o)
Fave routes in no particular order:

Colere du Ciel, France; Another day at the office, Canada; Namenlos, Kandersteg; Sabotorfossen, Rjukan

Lagginhorn S ridge, Dent du Geant Original route, Hornli ridge - (but for loose rock and eejits), Tien Shan new routes (nr. Nansen Peak)

Tigers don't Cry, Red Rose Speedway, The Russian...

Baboon, Transcript Direct...

Old Man of Stoer o/r

Some stuff on grit, but who cares ? No summit, and no snow on it.

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