LeeWood

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Getting older, leaner and maybe even fitter.

Looking for occasional or regular climbing partners to get out in the Pyrenees / Lerida zone.

Our LivingBarn accomodation is now in the UKC classifieds - web - lb.izaut-rustica.com

Location
Pyrenean foothills, SW France

Best Climbing Experience
Before leaving the UK in 2002, I favored cragging in N Wales pushing the grades on Dinas Gromlech; Cenotaph Corner, Left Wall and finally Memory Lane. Apart from which, a few other scattered E3s. I still miss that region but I'm finding local favorites here: the granite of Dent d'Orlu, Cavallers, and Neouvielle.

Best experiences are usually the most recent - keep your escapism current!

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Climbing harder; what's the point? there's always another grade above and the human condition is never to be satisfied. But yes, I'd like to onsight 7a more frequently :-)

Recent Postings

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Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 24 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Troubat, Os de Balaguer, Perles, Cavallers, Suberpene, La Falaise de Lortet, Alos de Balaguer, Collegats (La Pobla de Segur), Tartareu, Santa Ana ... plus 14 more

Interests Outside Climbing
Running, bird-watching, timber-frame construction, trees, veg gardening.

About My Photography
Capturing some action aids reflection and builds inspiration, while fingers recover for the next debacle.

Trekking photos on Flickr: The HRP - Pyrenees and Zanskar

https://www.flickr.com/photos/leegwood/

Photo Gallery

Dawn light on approach to the Forbes Arête of Aiguille de Chardonnet

Dawn light on approach to the Forbes Arête of Aiguille de Chardonnet
© LeeWood

Sequencing the crimps for a redpoint attempt

Sequencing the crimps for a redpoint attempt
© LeeWood

Classic day out in Idwal: Grey Slab

Classic day out in Idwal: Grey Slab
© LeeWood

A hard fight in the amphitheatre at Sierra de Toix

A hard fight in the amphitheatre at Sierra de Toix
© LeeWood

Mellow autumn conditions at sector Voltor, Abella de la Conca

Mellow autumn conditions at sector Voltor, Abella de la Conca
© LeeWood

Fingery flutings at Sella sector Final

Fingery flutings at Sella sector Final
© LeeWood

It's a cracker! sports climbing at Vilanova de Meia sector Cupula

It's a cracker! sports climbing at Vilanova de Meia sector Cupula
© LeeWood

Traverse beneath the impending wall

Traverse beneath the impending wall
© LeeWood

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I've voted for 304 photos, average vote 3.8.
(23% superb - 37% good - 34% average - 4% poor - 0% rubbish)

Anything Else We Should Know
Author of HRP2002: Trekking the Pyrenees by the HRP: http://www.hrp-essential.com

We (with wife Karen) are acting wwoof hosts; wwoofers can climb in free time.

Further details & photos of multi-pitch climbs (Pyrenees/Leida) here:

http://www.camptocamp.org/outings/list/users/13419/orderby/date/order/desc


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