First and foremost an active rock climber second to that I work as a professional mountaineering instructor, climbing coach and author for Rockfax.
I love to teach people how to climb and help people to improve their climbing game. In following this passion I have also gained a MSc in Applied Sport Science with Effective Coaching, Performance Physiology and Sport Psychology.
I am also a writer having written a variety of books on Climbing including:
"How to Climb Harder" - Pesda Press
"North Wales Climbs" - Rockfax
"North Wales Slate" - Rockfax
"Hanging By a Thread: The History, Science, Technology and culture of rock climbing and mountaineering"
"Effective Coaching: The Coaching Process for Climbing Instructors"
"A Mountaineers Guide to Avalanches"
I also write for Climber Magazine previously the Ascent of Man column and now I write the Coaching Column.
Location North Wales - Spain
Best Climbing Experience Too many to list, I have been lucky enough climb all over the world and do some of the best trad and sports route.
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic Coaching - North Wales Climbs - History of Climbing and it technology
Best Onsights Winter - VI Trad - E5 Sport - 7b Bouldering - V7
Worked Grades Trad - E7 Sport - 7b Bouldering - V9
Main Sport/Activity Trad Rock Climbing
Favourite Crag/Rock Gogarth Quartzite
Favourite Wall Beacon
Best Magazine Climber (UK)
I Climb... Several times a week All over the world
Latest Climbs Delphos E1 5b Yogi VS 4b Rienetta VS 4b Pinky VS 4c Lightning Visit VS 4c Blanco HVS 5a Latente involución 7b+ Fent pell 7a La teoria del hombre blandengue 7a Unknown Crimpy Slab 6c+ Ser o no ser 6b Vía Missing Link 6b+ Seventh Samurai 6c Kamikaze 7b Sense Abelles 6b+ ... list all 1700 climbs
Ticklists ... not setup
Climbs Wishlist The Neb E2 5c Dotheboys E2 6a Kestrel Cracks HVS 5a ... list all 3 climbs