Best Climbing Experience
First winter climbing weekend in Norries with Fergus in perfect weather.
Twisting Gully with Fiona and Hugo on their first winter climbing day.
Point 5 with Harry in our first season with neither of us having climbed grade IV before.
The EPIC 22 hour winter day trip to Applecross from Edinburgh taking in 3 routes with Robbie, Phil and Harry.
Perfect topless weather at Reiff and Stac Pollaidh with Holly in April and then climbing Comb Gully the following week in perfect late season conditions and weather with Rusty.
Getting past the crux after being scared on Hammer with Robbie.
South Ridge Direct with Rusty on another perfect day.
Leading first proper E2 - Bloodlust Direct
3 routes up Sron na Ciche with Lizzie on a stunning day.
Week in North Wales without a drop of rain(!) with Lizzie and Tabea.
Latching big flattie post crux on Brown's Eliminate.
Awesome day on Ben Udlaidh with Robert.
Epsilon Central Directa with Tom HS.
Relieving aching feet after topping out on the Pillar after taking an hour to lead it.
Whole Pabbay and Mingulay 2011 trip culminating in my first E3.
Bludgers Revelation with Tom HS, Becky and Robyn.
Perfect North West road trip with Tom E, Morgan, Fergus and Bolton.
Pyramid du Tacul with Robert.
Matterhorn with Robert.
Orion Direct in perfect conditions and weather with Ally.
Fun days out with the EUMC in general!
Perry and curry in The Globe in Glossop after a good day on grit.
Moderator for 9 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Creag Dubh (Newtonmore), Pavey Ark, Flat Crags, Creag na h-Eighe, Broad Cairn Bluffs, Suidhe Biorach, Tête de la Maye, Meall na Suiridhe, Midfield Beach Crag
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Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Trad - E4
Winter - V
Sport - 7a+
Trad - E6
Sport - 7c
Trad Rock Climbing
Several times a week
In the UK
Central Gully I
Striding Edge (Summer) Grade-1
Swirral Edge (Summer) Grade-1
Midas Touch 6b
Stay Cool in the Pool 6a
Portokalia ext 6a+
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Jimmy Marshall Routes 27%
Ultimate E2 ticklist 10%
EUMC - Must do climbs 68%
The Great Gumclub Ticklist 57%
ROCKFAX Lake District: Top 50 36%
The best the lakes has to offer for mere mortals (because it's not always as wet as kez thinks) 69%
The Original 'Classic Rock' List 40%
Lakeland's Greatest Pioneers 18%
Kendal Wall's Best 100 climbs in Britain 25%
50 Best HS Routes in the UK. 36%
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Yorkshire 8A f7A
Vagabond d'occident 7c
Roaring Forties E3 5c
Spigolo Nord TD
Hole in the Wall E5 6b
Clo Mor Crack E3 5c
Clockwork Cat E3 5c
The Ocean of Air Finish E4 6a
Nimrod E1 5c
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