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Experienced hill walker, rock climber, mountain biker and general outdoor enthusiast.

I grew up in North Wales and spent lots of my early years walking in the hills of Snowdonia. I know all of the mountains of this area well and have climbed all the major peaks. Also spend time in the Lake District, Scotland and the Peak District. I now live and work in North Wales near the Clwydian Hills.

Been rock climbing for around 5 years. I do Trad, Sport and bouldering both indoors and out.

Competed in the UK National Championships on Mountain Bikes at a Junior level, though this was many years ago!

I'm a member of the British Mountaineering Council

I also think it's important to donate to Mountain Rescue (one day they'll pick you up off the mountain because you did something stupid, support them!)


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What is tree riding?
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Yeah, I did think that @ShemSeger
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For example
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Worldwide I doubt it, more locally your local climbing organisation (such as the BMC in the UK) will likely have done some studies.
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Yes, it's not 100% true but typically a bigger biner is built from thicker steel. but there are several factors that affect the strength (locking mechanism, weight saving features, etc) so this isn't a hard and fast rule.
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Why the scuba-diving tag?
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What kind of things do you want to know about? It feel a little broad too, there are entire books written on this subject.
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