Pursued by a bear

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Hello, I'm Tony Buckley.

I'm not so much a has-been as a never-really-was, but I enjoyed it while it lasted. I was just getting into leading E1 back in the day when the first symptoms of MS rather cut short my ambitions of anything harder. I carried on nevertheless until even that got a bit much. I had a few pleasant trips to the Alps and some enjoyable winter days as well as many pleasant days on the rocks (and quite a number of 'what was I thinking?' days too).

These days, you're more likely to find me online than outdoors, but at least medical retirement means I don't have to work for a living...

Location
Midsomer Norton

Best Climbing Experience
Oh, so many...seems a bit unfair to choose just one. My worst was getting to the top of my first hill in the Alps only to find later that the camera had no film in.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Why digital cameras are so much better than ordinary cameras for the forgetful climber heading to the Alps. Pies. Beer. What kind of noise a llama makes. The difficulty of getting a decent lightweight tent if you're tall.

But give me food and a following wind and on a good day I can rant about almost anything, frequently to myself.

Recent Postings

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Personal Webpage
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8411024@N08/

Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 1 crag, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Llechog (Cwm Clogwyn)

Interests Outside Climbing
Photography, cooking, music, walking and so much more...

About My Photography
Opportunistic more than planned, with a strange reliance on the golden section.

Photo Gallery

Belay on Bow Wall

Belay on Bow Wall
© Pursued by a bear

Valle Blanche and the Grand Jorasses

Valle Blanche and the Grand Jorasses
© Pursued by a bear

Somewhere in the depths, a head appeared

Somewhere in the depths, a head appeared
© Pursued by a bear

Liberty Bell, Washington

Liberty Bell, Washington
© Pursued by a bear

Snow arete, Midi - Plan traverse

Snow arete, Midi - Plan traverse
© Pursued by a bear

Buachaille Etive Mor from the Kingshouse

Buachaille Etive Mor from the Kingshouse
© Pursued by a bear

Falling off...

Falling off...
© Pursued by a bear

Army Dreamers

Army Dreamers
© Pursued by a bear

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I've voted for 28 photos, average vote 4.6.
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Anything Else We Should Know
Definitely. It'd spoil the fun if I told you though.


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