Originally from the UK, I moved to Italy in 1995 to climb and teach English (in that order!). I now live on the southern edge of the Italian Dolomites. I do all types of climbing, but my biggest passions are long moderate mixed routes and ski-mountaineering. I would be happy to meet and climb with anybody who heads this way or if you need any info..
Best Climbing Experience
Frontier ridge to Mont Blanc summit with tent.
Traverse of Matterhorn.
Bernese Oberland on skis.
Presanella north face. Bare Blaeber, Lofoten
Enchainment Via Castiglioni Detassis 600m, Spigolo D'Ortiga 400m. Total 1000m of rock climbing in a day.
Lowering my girlfriend, skis on pack, down off a pass below Gross Geiger in Austria before skiing totally untracked powder down to the Kursinger Hutte.
Couturier Couloir to summit of Aiguille Verte & descent via Whymper Couloir.
Solo ascent of N face of Cima d'Asta on skis
Moderator for 1 crag, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Pale di San Martino - Val Canali
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Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Winter - IV
Trad - E1
Ice - WI-4
Sport - 6b
Several times a week
All over the world
Via Langes-Cima di Val di Roda (Dolomites)
NW Ridge-Cimon della Pala (Dolomites)
Upper Exum Ridge-Gran Teton USA
Frontier Ridge-Mont Blanc
"Perla Nera" val Canali Italy (750m VI-)
Bare Blaeber Lofoten
Studlgrat Ridge (III/IV) AD+
Punta Giordani 4,064m
Corno Nero 4,322m
Eastern Lyskamm 4,527m
Ober Gabelhorn 4,063m
Combin de Grafeneire Summit 4,314m
Aiguille Verte 4,121m
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Blodig's 4,000ers 49%
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Lamsenspitze Northeast Ridge IV
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