ian Ll-J

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Head of Outdoor Education at a Local Independent School, teaching a wide range of activities and running loads of overseas Expeditions to great places like Alaska, Greenland, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Egypt, Sardinia, Bahamas, Bonaire, Turkey, Switzerland, Majorca, Picos De Europa, Fontainebleau, Pyrenees, Thailand, Galapagos Islands etc etc. Often distracted from climbing by other activities such as Paragliding, Kayaking and Diving. Returned to climbing after not climbing for over a decade, preferring sport climbing to trad the second time around. Developed an addiction to new routing in North Wales particularly in the Dinorwic Slate Quarries and Twll Mawr...

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Best Climbing Experience
Some Great days on Cloggy and Gogarth......
On Sighting Right Wall and Axle Attack were pretty special at the time...probably best part of 20 years ago now.
More recently topping out on the Old Man of Hoy after many years of not Climbing.
More recently again '09 Redpointing True Clip 7b+
June 2010 Redpointing Tambourine Man my first 8a (after being told to give up climbing after neck / back problems + a slipped Disc 6 months ago!) :-)
Feb 2011 Redpointing The Medium F8a on the Seamstress slab a climbing career high.....or is there more to come?

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Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 12 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Twll Mawr, Penmaenbach Quarry, Leaning Wall Area ( Benllech ), Anglers Zawn (Benllech), Hidden Wall (Benllech), Traeth Lligwy, Fedw Fawr, Carreg y Gath - Rhiwlas Boulders, Penmon Rocks!, Caim ... plus 2 more

Interests Outside Climbing
Husky Sledding, Sea Kayaking, SCUBA Diving, Fly Fishing, Travel, & Yachting

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