cant get enough of climbing - love it ! i may be a short arse but im strong and full of determination ! recently started up mountain biking, completed the 'Settle Loop'- Yorkie Dales, plus many hilly trails in my area . .now going out on bike with my 21 year old son and we put in the milage across the fells.. beautiful scenery but also 'lashings' of 'rain'...but who cares when im having fun. thats wot its all about .... ..To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
Bridestones Area ! lucky me !
Best Climbing Experience
my first lead on the Limestone ! Witches Quarry. Aug.2007.
Interests Outside Climbing
mountain biking, fell walking in the 'yorkshire Dales' and 'cumbria',.. i go caving in the Dales too. like to spend time alone with my 2 whippets = Sammy and Milo.
music interests = Snow Patrol, Avril, Evanesence, Razor Lite, The Fray, Richard Ashcroft, Coldplay, Keane, Stephen Fretwell. Duffy. Rhianna
About My Photography
im not the best of photographers, or by 'sprucing' them up, so wot you see- is wot you get ! but hey, at least ive learnt how to post them on UKC !!! thats gud enough for me !
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Anything Else We Should Know
spring 2009 : had a brilliant year mountain biking... been to the lakes and completed Whinlatter forest trails , and also Dalby foest in north yorkshire, and Gisburn forest too...just loving mountain biking... summer 2008... enjoying my most recent visits to 'Craig y Longridge' wall ....a great place to get strong.. 'nails' but 'fun trying'...
** Sept 2007...Widdop Boulders... completed 'pick pockets' crack at Widdop V3 ..(this is a big achievement for a short arse let me tell ya !
also half way up 'umplebys' project at widdop..pebble climbing only !! luv this boulder and need to crack on with it... a.s.a.p. ! brilliant.
... August 2007...
so, i completed my first lead AUG 2007 at 'Witches quarry' on 'Nance' route, interesting indeed, -was fantastic, and a big thankyou to 'Sandy' who made it possible for me. !
so onwards and upwards as they say...
Been Climbing For
1 to 3 years
In the UK
curving crack-heptonstall quarry
Darkness- witches quarry
and most recently 'Craig y Longridge'.
Helen of Troy VS 5a
Cracked Wall VS 4c
Rapunzle VS 5a
Mucky Pups HVS 5a
Bob the Gob VS 4c
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