Mike Owen

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Started climbing in 1974 in North Wales. First redpoints of sport routes in 1987. Moved out to the south of France in 1999. I prefer going to new areas and having new challenges. My weakness is I get easily bored trying the same route for too long.

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Best Climbing Experience
4 month trip to the US in 1993. Gogarth obsession in 1989 and 1990. Malham and Gordale summer 1990. Almscliffe bouldering with the lads. Right Wall 1979; Lord 1983; The Bells and Hollow Man 1990; Mortal Kombat 2005; Kalymnos trip, including Fun de Chichunne (8a on-sight 2013).

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Destination reports and reading about what's happening regarding new routes and repeats back in the UK.

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Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 16 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Peillon, Gorges du Loup, Greolieres, Gorges du Blavet, La Baleine, St Leger, St Martin Vesubie, Le Palais, St Cezaire, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Escragnolles ... plus 6 more

Interests Outside Climbing
Walking with my dog Ruff.

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Anything Else We Should Know
I am still hopelessly (and very happily) addicted to climbing!

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