Strong British Male Boulderers

The best British male boulderers.

This list aims to list any male British boulderer who has climbed 8B or harder. It attempts to be definitive in terms of the people included but does not attempt to enumerate every relevant ascent.

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163 entries on the list.

Climber Grade Climbs
1 Will Bosi 9A Return of the Sleepwalker, Burden of Dreams, Alphane
2 Aidan Roberts 9A Alphane
3 Toby Saxton 8C The Finnish Line, Iechyd da, Arzak, Monkey Wedding, Babylon, Golden Daze
4 James Squire 8C Paradise Found, Ambition, The World is Yours, Spray of Light
5 Ned Feehally 8C The Big Island, Sine Language, Serenata
6 Eliot Stephens 8C Arzak, The Origin SDS, From Dirt Grows the Flowers
7 Solly Kemball-Dory 8C The Story of Two Worlds, Posiedon's Wraith, Paradise Found
8 Mike Adams 8C Serenata, Serenataon
9 Sam Blackwell 8C Paradise Found, World at War
10 Jonny Kydd 8C The World is Yours, World at War
11 Tim Clifford 8C The Singularity
12 Tyler Landman 8C Satan i Helvete Assis (Pre December 2013)
13 Dawid Skoczylas 8C Serenata
14 Mathew Wright 8C Serenata
15 James Pearson 8C Juneru
16 Orrin Coley 8C Ultra Instinct
17 Leo Skinner 8C Paradise Found
18 Nathan Phillips 8C Juneru
19 Sam Prior 8C Serenata
20 Dave MacLeod 8B+ Seven of Nine, Practice of the Wild, Big Long Now, Gut Buster, New Base Line, From Shallow Water to Riverbed, Below Zero, Catalan Witness the Fitness, Mystic Stylez, Natural Method, Lithium
21 Dan Varian 8B+ La Ligne De Bête, The Rail, Serendipity, Crescendo, Bewilderness, L'Alchemiste, Bombadil, Little Women, The Magna Strata, Star Power
22 Billy Ridal 8B+ Power of Now, Trust Issues, Get Railed, From Shallow Water to Riverbed, The Dagger, Superman SDS, The Book Club, The Boss, The Never Ending Story (Part 1+2)
23 Micky Page 8B+ Monk Life, Khéops Assis, The Dagger, Black Eagle, From Dirt Grows the Flowers (Left), Big Paw, Ill Trill, The Boss
24 Dan Turner 8B+ Knife at the Opera, Asphyxia, Little Women, Star Power, Bewilderness, Voyager SDS, Monk Life
25 James Noble 8B+ Jour de Chasse, Serenade, The Boss, Bordello SDS, Last Wave Goodbye, Golden Shadow
26 Malcolm Smith 8B+ Leviathan, Monk Life, Gut Buster, Pilgrimage, Dreamtime (pre break)
27 Jack Palmieri 8B+ The Hatchlink, Triggerocity-Upper Cut, Silk Cut, Pilgrimage
28 Pete Dawson 8B+ Bewilderness, Weeding the Lip, Pilgrimage, Superman SDS
29 Mike Hart 8B+ Louis Cut, Pilgrimage, Loucifer
30 Alex Waterhouse 8B+ New Base Line, Meadowlark Lemon, The Never Ending Story (Part 1+2)
31 Hamish Potokar 8B+ Fotofobia SDS, El Elegido, Spaceship
32 Ben Moon 8B+ Voyager SDS, Superman SDS
33 Sam Davenhall 8B+ Kaizen, At the Heart of It All
34 Alex Barrows 8B+ Pilgrimage, Mortal Immortal
35 Tom Peckitt 8B+ Memento, Amandla
36 Dave Mason 8B+ Bewilderness, Mortal Immortal
37 Max Milne 8B+ Lord Farquhar, Superman SDS
38 Joe Lawson 8B+ Mortal Immortal, Tomahawk
39 Rhys Langlands 8B+ Below Zero, Off the Wagon
40 Andy Earl 8B+ Monk Life
41 Neil Dyer 8B+ Silk Cut
42 Stewart Watson 8B+ Memento
43 Tim Palmer 8B+ The Mandala SDS
44 Simon Newstead 8B+ The Island
45 Joe Wilson 8B+ Bloodsport LH
46 Tom Newman 8B+ Serendipity
47 Ben Freeman 8B+ Monk Life
48 Will Smith 8B+ Weeding the Lip
49 Kieran Forrest 8B+ Pilgrimage
50 Jim Pope 8B+ The Boss
51 Phil Rose 8B+ Spaceship
52 Rajendra Pun 8B+ Spaceship
53 Buster Martin 8B+ The Never Ending Story (Part 1+2)
54 Luke Dawson 8B+ Tigris SDS
55 Felix Wilkins 8B+ Weeding the Lip
56 Tom Bolger 8B+ Mr. Potatoe
57 Ben Preston 8B+ Gecko Assis
58 Hamish McArthur 8B+ Gran Paradiso
59 Elliot Verry 8B+ Hatch Armstrong
60 Matt Birch 8B+ The Mandala SDS
61 Pete Robins 8B+ Silk Cut
62 Dave Barrans 8B+ Gecko Assis
63 Steve Dunning 8B+ Dreamtime (pre break)
64 Dave Jones 8B+ Warpath
65 Rob Hunter 8B+ Blondie SDS
66 Liam Fyffe 8B+ The Origin
67 Tim Blake 8B Master of Stone, Isles of Wonder, Isles of Wonder, Zero, Madame Allure, My Own Private Idaho, The Diamond Inspector, Hustled SDS, The Hourglass, Second Coming, Louis Armstrong, The Ace, Ramped Up, Wedgie Wall, Cypher, Nine Pinch Nails, Panic on Funkotron
68 Chris Davies 8B Compact Culture, My Own Private Idaho, East Coker, The Power of Goodbye, A Life Aesthetic, The Neon Handshake, Power of Goodbye
69 Ben Bransby 8B Close of Business, Bon Atrocity, Mr. Lambtastic, Gwyllgi, Superman
70 Tom Williams 8B Louis Armstrong, Director's Cut, The Ace, Dead and Bloated, The Hourglass
71 Alex Moore 8B The Ace, Flip Flopera, Sideshow, Isla de Encanta, Dark Edges
72 Mark Katz 8B Director's Cut, Isla de Encanta, High Fidelity, Voyager
73 Ryan Pasquill 8B Spectre, The Ace, Cypher, Shallow Groove
74 Danny Cattell 8B Le Dernier Atrocity, Louis Armstrong, Wedgie Wall, Paper Birds Low
75 Adam Smith 8B The Winner Takes It All, The Vault, Combination, Ava's Arrived
76 Jordan Buys 8B Isla de Encanta, High Fidelity, Director's Cut
77 Jonny Argue 8B Voyager, Louis Armstrong, Fat Lip
78 Euan MacFadyen 8B The Vice, King of Limbs, Dark Sakai
79 Ash Wolsey-Heard 8B Vecchio Leone, Fat Lip, Voyager
80 Alex Oates 8B The Vault, WADzilla, The Waterman
81 Craig Davies 8B Nine Pinch Nails, Compact Culture, The Hourglass
82 Jacob Handyside 8B Riders on the Storm, Charity Bouldern, The Riverbed
83 Jerry Moffatt 8B Superman, The Ace
84 Steve McClure 8B Close of Business, Fat Lip
85 Keith Bradbury 8B Ammagamma, La Danse des Balrogs
86 Ethan Walker 8B Dandelion Mind, Belly of the Beast
87 Andy Banks 8B Vice President, Flor de Loto
88 Adam Watson 8B Master of Stone, Ammagamma
89 Finley Wood 8B WADzilla, Godzilla SDS
90 Matt Cousins 8B The Ace, Steppenwolf
91 Fraser Moodie 8B Supersize Me, Sanction
92 Leon Joyce 8B The Ace, Keen Roof - Nachos Start
93 Arlo Rogers 8B Weapons Cache, Distortion
94 Wiz Fineron 8B The Riverbed, The Vice
95 Alex Gorham 8B Mooiste Meisie, The Riverbed
96 Liam Desroy 8B The Riverbed, Vecchio Leone
97 Ben West 8B Steppenwolf, Mooiste Meisie
98 Luke Fletcher 8B Dead and Bloated, Mr. Spantastic
99 Lewis Roy 8B Sanction, Supersize Me
100 Jamie Cassidy 8B Director's Cut
101 Paul Bennett 8B Voyager
102 Gareth Parry 8B Isla de Encanta
103 Greg Chapman 8B Walk Away
104 Mark McQuade 8B Sanction
105 Ed Hamer 8B Louis Armstrong
106 Tom Newberry 8B Serenity
107 Barnaby Ventham 8B Font Blues
108 James Thornton 8B The Ace
109 Richard Hession 8B Louis Armstrong
110 Tom Randall 8B The Kraken
111 Mikey Cleverdon 8B The Waterman
112 Chris Doyle 8B Director's Cut
113 Dom Bridgwood 8B Close of Business
114 Morgan Preece 8B The Riverbed
115 Cailean Harker 8B The Ace
116 Sam Hunter 8B Elephunk
117 Ellis Butler-Barker 8B Occam's Razor
118 Mike Mullins 8B Mooiste Meisie
119 Stuart Littlefair 8B Jean-Claude van Lamb
120 Chris Smith 8B You Can Go Now
121 Sam Mawson 8B Cypher
122 Liam Halsey 8B Cypher
123 Louis Jones 8B You Can Go Now
124 Jamie Rankin 8B The Vault
125 Flinn Mcinerney 8B Flip Flopera
126 Andy Hutchinson 8B Mr. Lambtastic
127 James Taylor 8B Director's Cut
128 Calum Coldwell-Story 8B Sideshow
129 Ben Gladstone 8B Lost In The Moment
130 Pete Whittaker 8B The Kraken
131 Aiden Dunne 8B Superman
132 Jon Freeman 8B Steppenwolf
133 Rowan Page 8B Flip Flopera
134 Marco Giudice 8B Eagle Huntress
135 Brad Bushell 8B Isla de Encanta
136 Jake Mason 8B The Ace
137 Issac Baxter 8B Welcome to Jamrock
138 Henry Henderson 8B Keen Roof - Nachos Start
139 Zedekaii Oliver-Jones 8B Le Dernier Atrocity
140 Sam Croft 8B Charity Bouldern
141 Matt Helliker 8B The Vault
142 Kyle Whitehand 8B The Vault
143 Rhys Conlon 8B The Vault
144 Ewan Walker 8B Nine Pinch Nails
145 Luca Martins 8B The Ace
146 Paul Houghoughi 8B You Can Go Now
147 Dave Cowl 8B The Real Keelhaul
148 Martin Smith 8B General Disarray
149 Eli Cartwright 8B The Riverbed
150 Dan Smith 8B Middle Trifecta
151 Michael Bleazard 8B Steppenwolf
152 Dan Knight 8B Mooiste Meisie
153 Sam Whittaker 8B Le Dernier Atrocity
154 Si Moore 8B Nothin' But Sunshine
155 Rory Fowler 8B WADzilla
156 John Welford 8B Superman
157 Ricky Bell 8B Gentleman's Arete
158 James Garden 8B Jean-Claude van Lamb
159 Will Atkinson 8B One Step Beyond
160 Ollie Torr 8B Fat Lip
161 Louis Parkinson 8B The Riverbed
162 Haydn Jones 8B Fat Lip
163 Joe Walmsley 8B You Can Go Now