Freelance climbing instructor living in Oxford for some unknown reason.
Headington, East Oxford
Best Climbing Experience
Left Wall in 2002, Resurrection in 2005, Right Wall in 2008 - all in glorious sunshine :-)
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Complaining about not getting enough climbing done.
Articles by Mark Stevenson
Interests Outside Climbing
Getting lost, running late, delicious food, good beer and avoiding anything that resembles a real job.
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(28% superb - 57% good - 14% average - 0% poor - 0% rubbish)
Anything Else We Should Know
Don't listen to any of my bright ideas - such as climbing every route in Hard Rock non-stop during the wettest Summer since records began. Also I'm probably the only climber to have been helicoptered off the Roaches after taking a leader fall of less than 4 feet.
Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Sport - 7b
Trad - E5
Winter - VI
Aid - A3
Sport - 7b+
Bouldering - f7A
Fairhead isn't bad!
Several times a week
All over the world
Anything at Fairhead!
Old Man of Hoy-Orkney
Right Wall-Dinas Cromlech
Fallout Corner-Coire an Lochain
Gervasutti Pillar-Mont Blanc du Tacul
And everything I've climbed on Gritstone except Saul's Crack.
Paragon HVS 5a
Little Brown Jug VS 5a
Anvil Chorus VS 4c
Arms Race E4 5c
Rancho Cucamonga E3 5c
Banshee E2 5c
New Horizons II E2 5c
Mirage E3 6a
Moss Wall - Left Block - Left none 4b
Moss Wall - Left Block - Centre none 3b
Moss Wall - Left Block - Right none 4c
Moss Wall - Centre Block none 2b
Moss Wall - Right Block - Centre none 2b
Pyramid Route none 4b
Kneeling Boulder none 4b
... list all 3243 climbs
Top 50 Peak Cracks 68%
Peak Gritstone S-HVS **+ 80%
Peak Rock/7/8/Biven-Peck Partnership/1950's a Developing Decade 48%
Peak Rock/1/ The 1st Peak District Tigers. 35%
North Wales 100 Classic Climbs 41%
Peak Rock/4/ Universities,Teams and Clubs in the 1930's 64%
North Wales Rock Graded List 19%
Stanage Popular Greens 69%
Top 23 UKC Climbed Climbs 100%
'The Quarrymen' Big Wall Training Route - Yosemite 5.9 *** 63%
... list all 34 ticklists
Right Wall E5 6a
Central Grooves VII 7
Body Machine 7c
... list all 5 climbs