An ancient 'assiduous potterer' still mentally stuck in the days of hawser-laid nylon, tape slings and Hiatt krabs. Primarily active in Scotland but have knocked about the Alps intermittently over 45 years from the Maritimes to the Julians, with forays to Corsica, Iceland, Norway, New Zealand, Australia, and the Rockies. A lifetime's intense enjoyment.
Anything Else We Should Know Happily succeeded in turning a passion for mountains into a long and absorbing professional career as a consultant in countryside management. The best of it was mountain footpath management - still continuing in a low-key way after 30 years.