Taken on hills from aged 5 Arran and a few Munroes- Done Munros a few times, climbed in Alps- Canada- USA- Nepal Himalayas- Karakoroum- Indian Hims- Tibet- Love Scotland enjoy mountaineering routes summer and winter. Member of Mountain Rescue over 37 years. Still try to get out at least once a week on the hills, love it!
Location North East Scotland
Best Climbing Experience Observatory Ridge winter.
Minus One Direct Ben Nevis
Coich Grooves/ The Nipple and Bastinardo all with the late great Al Mc Leod on a very tight rope in 1983!Falklands in winter 1996/2000 Yosemite 2008, so many to list.
Canada Ice 20 plus routes in 4 weeks 1982,Curved picks magic
New Routes Falklands winter 1996/2000
Anything Else We Should Know Lectures on most subjects related with Mountain Rescue in Scotland. Spoke at the Dundee and Fort William mountain Festivals and Tour of USA in 2007. Also currently an after dinner speaker and will speak at Mountaineering Club Dinners. Regularly commented and spoken on Mountain matters on radio and television.
Latest Climbs Liathach - Northern Pinnacles 955m Beinn Eighe - Sail Mhor 980m Beinn Eighe - Coinneach Mhor 976m Liathach - Am Fasarinen 927m Am Basteir - Bhasteir Tooth 916m Sgurr Dubh Mor - Sgurr Dubh an Da Bheinn 938m Knight's Peak 915m Big Friendly Crack (BFC) D Stairway to Heaven VS 4b Giants Staircase M Stiral Sparecase VS 4b Right Edge Route VD Faith VD Hope S Charity S ... list all 22 climbs