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Climbing Highlights

 

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Big Walls / Expeditions

• 2016 Vultures Pray - 1st ascent of 12 pitch E6 6b, on-sight on Mount Samayata (Tigray, Ethiopia)

• 2016 Highland Spring - 1st ascent of 200m E5/6 6a, on-sight on Sheba Tower (Gheralta, Ethiopia)

• 2016 Eight Miles High - E5 6b (400m trad route, on-sight), (Blouberg, South Africa)

• 2015 400m trad routes up to E3 (Vratsa, Bulgaria)

• 2014 Go Big or Go Home - 1st ascent of 25m F7c deep water solo (Ha Long Bay, Vietnam)

• 2013 Chronic Fatigue - 1st ascent of 150m trad E4 6a (Jebel Naja, Sinai, Egypt)

• 2011 Black Mamba - 350m F7a+ Hand of Fatima (Mali)

• 2011 3 Go Missing in Mali - 1st ascent of 300m trad E4 (Mali)

• 2009 The Fish - 600m 7b+ (trad E6) on-sight (Dolomites, Italy)

• 2009 The Brandler Hasse - 500m 7a+ (trad E5) on-sight (Dolomites, Italy)

• 2008 on-sight pitches up to F7c+ on 600m walls (Taghia, Atlas mountains, Morocco)

 • 2007 Totem Pole - 25 (Tasmania, Australia)

 • 2007 Le Guerre Sainte - F7b on-sight, 500m (deserts of Wadi Rum, Jordan)

• 2005 Rainbow Jambaia - 31 pitch E7 6c, 1000m, 1st free ascent (Angel Falls, Venezuela)

• 2004 Crest Jewel 700 feet - 5.10 solo (Yosemite, USA)

• 2003 Turning Point - 1000m E6 6b on-sight, 1st free ascent (Greenland)

 

Trad climbing

• 2016 Muy Caliente - E9 6c Pembroke, Wales)

• 2011 Matt Blanc - E7 6b on-sight (Lundy Island)

• 2010 Meshuga - E9 6c (Black Rocks, Peak District)

• 2009 Order of the Phoenix - E8/9 6c 2nd ascent (Wimberry, Chew Valley)

• 2008 The Complete Scream - E8 6b 2nd ascent (Fairhead, Northern Ireland)

• 2004 Boat to Naxos - E7 6b flash (Pembroke, Wales)

• 2004 Boss Hogg - E7 6c on-sight (Pembroke, Wales)

• 2003 End of the Affair - E8 6c solo (Curbar, Peak District)

• 2003 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door E9 6c solo (Curbar, Peak District)

• 2003 Lonely Heart - E9 6c solo, 1st ascent (Froggatt, Peak District)

• 2002 Paralogism - E7 6c flash, solo (Roaches, Peak District)

• 2002 Ozbound - E9 7a solo, 1st ascent (Froggatt, Peak District)

• 2002 Contra Arms Pump - 30 on-sight (Australia)

• 1999 Monopoly - E7 6b on-sight solo (Millstone, Peak District)

  

Sport climbing

 • 2016 Mediterranean Dream - F8a on-sight in Datça (Turkey)

 • 2011 "32" - F8b+ - 1st F8b+ in the UK (Peak District)

• 2011 Bricktop - F8b (Peak District)

• 2010 Darwin Dixit - F8b+ 1st 8b+ (Margalef, Spain)

• 2010 Barbarosity - F8b 1st ascent (Peak District)

• 2010 Monsterossity - F8b (Peak District)

• 2010 Photo Shot - F8b (Margalef, Spain)

• 2010 Sarau Nocturn - F8a on sight, 10th F8a o/s (Margalef, Spain)

• 2009 Zona 0 - F8b (Siurana, Spain)

• 2002 Cara Cangresso F8b (solo, no rope, Thailand)

• 2002 Bossonava - 31 - 1st F8b (Australia)

• 2002 August 1984 - F8a - 1st F8a on-sight (Australia)

• 2002 Seafood Monos Fritas - F8a Thailand (solo, no rope & bare feet)

  

Bouldering

 • 2002 Cave Rave - Font 8a+ (Australia)

 • 2002 Cave Heart - Font 8a 1st ascent (Australia)

 • 2001 La Puce - Font 8a (Fontainebleau, France)

  

Ice climbing

• 2007 WI V on-sight (Rukjan, Norway)

 

Competitions

• 2011 First ever official International Deep Water Solo Competition - 11th place (Norway)

• 2002 Speed Climbing World Cup - 27th place (Singapore)

• 1999 Speed Climbing World Championships - 25th place (Birmingham, UK)