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Nick Russell

Bristol, UK
32 years old · Male

Member Since
Sep 1, 2011
Last Visit: Jul 18, 2016
2,605 Points
Point Rank: #352 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.11a 5.11a
Sport 5.12d 5.12d
Ice WI4 WI4
Boulders V5
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Comments View All 60

Oct 22, 2015
As is "Rustled". Anyone would guess I'm a criminal. View Comment
Oct 22, 2015
Agree: awesome route. I did it for the first time last week. I think HVS sums it up well. It's hard and str… View Comment
Jul 17, 2015
Is this not Sling Shot? With Reptile Smile somewhere in the left of the field of view. View Comment
May 14, 2015
Unfortunately this section of cliff is now unclimbable. See the comment in "Never Drive a Car When You're D… View Comment
May 14, 2015
This route and others in the area were affected by a landslip in early 2014 and are now unclimbable. Althou… View Comment
Oct 4, 2014
Haha, looks like somebody misjudged the tides! View Comment

Forum Messages View All 41

General > Sport Climbing
Reply: 5.14a climbers
Aug 1, 2014 Haha, yeah... I have yet to climb anything with XS attached. There's a few round here, plenty if I make my way over to the Culm View Message
General > Sport Climbing
Reply: 5.14a climbers
Aug 1, 2014 Similar in British trad with HVS (or VS in some areas) being 'defined' as the hardest grade before 'E grades' became acceptable. There's a lot of HVS sandbags out there. I've l… View Message
MountainProject.com - the site > Discuss MountainProject.com
Reply: contributor "competition" is killing this site.
Jul 11, 2014 Hey, sorry to hear you're frustrated about some of the content. This is actually an issue that we (the site developers and admins) are making a big effort to sort out at the… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Development question: How to proceed?
Jun 9, 2014 My inclination is either: 2. Trad/aid. If you don't want to just jump on lead GU, aid the crack. Then you have gear preplaced to TR it, and you can hang around to clean/brush… View Message
General > Training Forum
Reply: Mental Stamina
Jun 2, 2014 Good point, this is something I think I should work on (not doing it, that is). I've sort of been aware that I have that tendency for a while but not quite managed to confront… View Message
General > Training Forum
Reply: Help me crimp!
Apr 11, 2014 Sure, I wasn't meaning to selectively quote in favour of crimping there; just trying to clear up the exchange between myself and Slim about the assertion that "you can gain cri… View Message

Route Scores View All 116

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 2
The Indy 500
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 2
Destiny
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 1
Quatermass
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 1
Dark Power
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1
The Promised Land
Trad 3 pitches
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 1
Valley of the Blind
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Indy 500 United Kingdom > … > W Coast > First Buttress South
Avg:  2
Nick:
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
5.9+
Destiny United Kingdom > … > Landing Craft Bay > St Patrick's Buttress
Avg:  2
Nick:
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
5.10b
Quatermass United Kingdom > … > W Coast > Deep Zawn
Avg:  1
Nick:
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
5.10d
Dark Power United Kingdom > … > W Coast > Phantom Zawn
Avg:  1
Nick:
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
5.10a
The Promised Land United Kingdom > … > W Coast > Devil's Chimney Cliff
Avg:  1
Nick:
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
5.11b
Valley of the Blind United Kingdom > … > Cheddar Gorge N… > Lion Rock
Avg:  1
Nick:
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
5.12d