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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Suspense

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Suspension Bridge Buttress

I've done this a few times now, always enjoyable.

Mar 4, 2015

Low Profile

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Wall (aka "The Ramp")

Finally! Third time on the route. Easy when you know how.

Mar 4, 2015

The Guilt Edge

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Finally, after 5 sessions! Great route, definitely better than Prisoner...

Feb 1, 2015

Kraken

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Feb 1, 2015

Kraken

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Jan 30, 2015

Pearl Harbour

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Jan 30, 2015

A Heavy Read

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Nothing special, not worthy of the bomb though.

Jan 10, 2015

Brean Dream

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Jan 10, 2015

Brean Dream

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Jan 2, 2015

Bikini Atoll

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Jan 2, 2015

Prisoner of Conscience

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Not clean. Got a sequence sorted for the bottom though.

Dec 13, 2014

Kraken

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Dec 13, 2014

Coral Sea

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Dec 13, 2014

Chulilla

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Great conditions today, cool rock + good friction. Felt smooth on the RP

Dec 5, 2014

Bikini Atoll

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Dec 5, 2014

Kraken

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Dec 5, 2014

Brean Dream

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Nothing bad to say about it, just nothing special.

Nov 30, 2014

Kraken

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

First time I've taken the good, direct line.

Nov 30, 2014

Live by the Sword

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Cuttings

Fluffed the onsight, worked out the moves, sent second go.

Nov 29, 2014

Another Notch in the Gun

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Cuttings

Nice climbing in the groove. Shame it's so short!

Nov 29, 2014

Kraken

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Nov 20, 2014

Wolfman Jack

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Wolfman Jack Wall

I led P2

Sep 13, 2014

The Promised Land

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Devil's Chimney Cliff

The real thing.

Sep 12, 2014

Venus Flytrap

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Wolfman Jack Wall

2nd Alex

Sep 12, 2014

Dark Power

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Phantom Zawn

Led P1. A bit of a jibber on the traverse.

Sep 11, 2014

Quatermass

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Deep Zawn

I led P3.

Sep 9, 2014

Destiny

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : St Patrick's Buttress

Led P2. A real battle. Exhausted by the top!

Sep 7, 2014

The Indy 500

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : First Buttress South

2nd Alex.

Sep 7, 2014

Dragon

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Exploding Galaxy Wall

Very soft... an acquired taste!

Aug 20, 2014

New Horizons II

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Wall (aka "The Ramp")

Felt pretty steady

Aug 20, 2014

Gubia

5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Tier

Darn close to getting the onsight. 2nd go.

Jul 18, 2014

Bikini Amber

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Tier

Flash. Soft for 12a but I'll take it

Jul 18, 2014

Valley of the Blind

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Lion Rock

Loving the steep stuff at the moment!

Jul 15, 2014

Comes the Dervish

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Vivian Quarry

Jun 28, 2014

Almost Me

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Main Wall

First of the grade, awesome route!

Jun 22, 2014

Great Western

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : North West Face

4* for sure, pumpy and exposed (for grit :p)

May 26, 2014

Islands in the City

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Wave

I had a bit of a history with this one.

May 20, 2014

Good 'Jab'

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Crawl Area

3rd tie-in. Grovel to start and awkward 4th clip.

May 14, 2014

Latest Craze

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Crawl Area

Great route! 2nd RP.

May 9, 2014

Bikini Atoll

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Apr 14, 2014

Coral Sea

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Mar 7, 2014

Tide Rising

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

First 12c! 4th RP, not so bad once I had the moves wired.

Nov 22, 2013

The Roof of Inequity

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Nov 22, 2013

Kraken

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Nov 14, 2013

Pearl Harbour

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Oct 30, 2013

Coral Sea

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

First route at Brean. A bit pumpy for a warm-up!

Oct 30, 2013

Chepito

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

Oct 30, 2013

Still Waters Run Deep

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : High Rock

First 12b!

Oct 15, 2013

Speed Freak

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Freaky Wall

Second 12a, first RP.

Oct 12, 2013

Rave Party

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Heart Leaf Bluff

First 12a! Great exposure.

Oct 6, 2013

Albatros

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Europe : Germany : ... : Gernerfels

Had a couple of goes, but got too pumped

Jul 20, 2013

Central Trinity

Mod. Snow (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Clogwyn y Garnedd (the Trin...

A good day out, perhaps the last weekend of the season

Mar 2, 2013

Point Five Gully

WI4 (6 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

Fat ice. Unfortunately quite cut up, but that doesn't detract from the situation

Feb 24, 2013

Tower Ridge

WI2 M2 Mod. Snow (6 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

Awesome conditions. Soloed most of the way, only roping up for Tower gap

Feb 23, 2013

Orion Direct

WI3+ (8 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

Amazing exposure on that traverse. Good conditions made it feel easier than expected

Feb 22, 2013

Zero Gully

WI3 R (7 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

A long day. Pitched it out in 7, topped out in the dark

Feb 2, 2013

The Screen

WI3 (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Cwm Idwal

As 2 pitches: me p1, Steve p2. Belayed in a waterfall, rather cold!

Jan 20, 2013

Amptrax

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (8 p) 

Europe : Spain : ... : Apmtrax Area

surprisingly we were the only party on the route. Great conditions, not too hot

Dec 21, 2012

Crescent Arete

V2 5+ (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Plantation Bouldering

Perfect. High, too

Oct 27, 2012

Suspension Bridge Arete

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Suspension Bridge Buttress

Sep 3, 2011

Hell Gates

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Suspension Bridge Buttress

Sep 3, 2011

Gronk

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (4 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Sea Walls

Succeeded on the second attempt. Got gronked the first time

Aug 31, 2011

The Quiet Buddhist

V3 6A (1 p) 

Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Pond Cave

Jun 11, 2011

Moby Grape

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (6 p) 

NH : Cannon Cliff : 4. Moby Grape Area

Jun 7, 2011

Open Casket

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall West

Awesome. Enough said

May 30, 2011

White Gold

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

AL : Sand Rock : Sun Wall

Damn this was hard! The hand-jamming section defeated me a few times, but got it in the end

May 26, 2011

Comfortably Numb

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

AL : Sand Rock : The Pinnacle

Scary first half on the thin slab... Nice juggy climbing up top!

May 26, 2011

The Wave

V2 5+ (1 p) 

Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Great Slab / Wave Boulder

Mar 26, 2011

Arachnid

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Tower Rock

Approximate date

Mar 17, 2011

AWOL

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Graining Fork Nature Preser...

Mar 17, 2011

Crazy Fingers

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Graining Fork Nature Preser...

Mar 17, 2011

First Fall

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Sanctuary

Not my first, but I did fall. First broken hold...

Mar 17, 2011

Pulling Pockets

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Graining Fork Nature Preser...

Mar 17, 2011

Hands Off

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Wall - Left Side

Jan 7, 2011

Double Cross

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - West Face

Jan 7, 2011

Synchilla Burgers

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Patagonia Pile - West Face

Jan 4, 2011

Patagucci

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Patagonia Pile - West Face

First trad lead!

Jan 4, 2011

Toe Jam

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - East Face

Followed this - first climb in J Tree

Jan 3, 2011

Glory Jean's

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : The Parking Lot Wall

First ever lead! Toproped it first

Sep 6, 2010

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