Si Withington

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Director of Lakeland Ascents and Highland Ascents. Instructor and provider of mountain skills training, guided rock, winter & ice climbing, guided mountain walks and adventure days in the Lakes, Wales & Scotland.

As a climber, I'm happier on mountain crags & big long routes over dank dark Lancashire quarries and gritstone edges, but I have a fondness for these too. I prefer it though when everything is covered in rime and ice and I love frustrating, fruitless Scottish winter trips the most.

I am a hill-going member of Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team.


Best Climbing Experience
Any winter experience that involves abseiling into some murky dark Scottish abyss, with no real idea where you are going or whether you're going to be able to climb out again.

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About My Photography
I am/was a published freelance travel photographer.

Photo Gallery
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Chosen as the Featured Gallery on 01-Dec-08.
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I've voted for 24 photos, average vote 4.8.
(91% superb - 0% good - 4% average - 4% poor - 0% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
I love the Third World, quality northern cask ales, deep house and Joni Mitchell, camels, photography and Thai food....

I own a nutty Springer Spaniel and a Persian cat with a very small brain - she leaves hair everywhere.

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