Strong British Male Trad Climbers

Men in the UK who have trad climbed E9 or harder.

This list aims to be definitive in terms of the people included but does not attempt to enumerate every relevant ascent.

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98 entries on the list.

Climber Grade Climbs
1 James Pearson E12 Bon Voyage
2 Dave MacLeod E11 Rhapsody, Lexicon
3 Steve McClure E11 Lexicon, Rhapsody
4 Franco Cookson E11 Nothing Lasts, Immortal
5 Pete Whittaker E11 The Recovery Drink
6 Neil Gresham E11 Lexicon
7 Mathew Wright E11 Lexicon
8 Tom Randall E10 The Pura Pura, Century Crack, The Great Rift
9 Dave Birkett E10 To Hell and Back, Die by the Drop
10 Neil Mawson E10 Choronzon, Parthian Shot
11 Robbie Phillips E10 Le Voyage, What we do in the Shadows
12 John Dunne E10 Widdop Wall
13 Neil Bentley E10 Equilibrium
14 John Arran E10 Doctor Dolittle
15 Mark Edwards E10 The Human Skewer Direct
16 Jordan Buys E10 Widdop Wall
17 Julian Lines E10 Hold Fast, Hold True
18 Ben Bransby E10 Parthian Shot
19 Ryan Pasquill E10 Sleepy Hollow
20 Iain Small E10 Hold Fast, Hold True
21 Craig Matheson E10 Hard Cheese
22 James Taylor E10 Prisoners of the Sun
23 Jim Pope E10 Prisoners of the Sun
24 Gordon Lennox E10 Coldfinger
25 Tom Pearce E10 The Human Skewer Direct
26 James McHaffie E9 Trauma, Once Upon a Time in the Southwest, The Rathlin Effect, Mission Impossible, Face Mecca, Moonrise Kingdom, Divided Years, Longhope Route Direct, Crac Yr Meistri, Dark Religion, The Big Issue, The Walk of Life, Rare Lichen, Gribin Wall Climb, House of Talons, Indian Face
27 Angus Kille E9 Trauma, Rare Lichen, Crac Yr Meistri, Gribin Wall Climb, The Walk of Life, Mission Impossible, Indian Face, Muy Caliente!
28 Nathan Lee E9 Appointment with Death, Meshuga, The Final Round, The Zone, Unknown Stones, Rare Lichen, Divided Years
29 Charlie Woodburn E9 Once Upon a Time in the Southwest, Something's Burning, Harder Faster, The Walk of Life, Rare Lichen
30 Nick Dixon E9 Gribin Wall Climb, Indian Face, Face Mecca, A Thousand Setting Suns
31 Ben Heason E9 Muy Caliente!, Meshuga, Oz Bound, Lonely Heart
32 Tim Emmett E9 Chicama, The Path, Muy Caliente!, Meshuga
33 Ali Kennedy E9 Something's Burning, The Big Issue, Muy Caliente!, The Walk of Life
34 Seb Grieve E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break), Meshuga
35 Leo Houlding E9 Savage Horse, Rare Lichen, Trauma
36 Ricky Bell E9 Long Runs the Fox, Divided Years, The Rathlin Effect
37 Neil Kershaw E9 Meshuga, Dynamics of Change, Knockin' on Heaven's Door
38 Dan Varian E9 Transcendence, The Dark Side, Moonrise Kingdom
39 Calum Muskett E9 Rare Lichen, Indian Face, The Walk of Life
40 Alex Moore E9 The Dark Side, Longhope Route Direct, Rare Lichen
41 Morus Sanderson E9 Gribin Wall Climb, Indian Face, Rare Lichen
42 Johnny Dawes E9 Indian Face, Face Mecca
43 Sean Myles E9 Captain Invincible, Rodney Mullen
44 Robin Barker E9 Captain Invincible, Transcendence
45 Adrian Berry E9 Blind Vision, The Big Issue
46 Adam Hocking E9 Return of the King, Blood Eagle
47 Oli Grounsell E9 Mission Impossible, The Zone
48 Ethan Walker E9 Meshuga, The Zone
49 Ed Booth E9 Gribin Wall Climb, Rare Lichen
50 Alexis Perry E9 Question Mark, Exclamation Mark
51 Matt Helliker E9 The Big Issue, Anapanasati
52 Patrick Hill E9 The Final Round, Meshuga
53 Niall McNair E9 Achemine, The Dark Side
54 Dave Warburton E9 Divine Moments of Truth, Heart And Soul
55 Ed Drummond E9 Longhope Route Direct
56 Oliver Hill E9 Longhope Route Direct
57 Andy Pollitt E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
58 Malcolm Smith E9 Transcendence
59 Richie Patterson E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
60 Neil Carson E9 Mission Impossible
61 Ben Tetler E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
62 Andy Earl E9 The Dark Side
63 Sam Whittaker E9 Appointment with Death
64 Jack Geldard E9 Spinal Crack
65 Pete Robins E9 Spinal Crack
66 Neil Dickson E9 Quetzalcoatl
67 Tom Briggs E9 Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break)
68 Aly Robertson E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
69 Eddie Barbour E9 Divided Years
70 Stevie Haston E9 Greenspit
71 Miles Gibson E9 Dangermouse
72 Gareth Parry E9 The Big Issue
73 Adam Watson E9 Harder Faster
74 George Ulrich E9 Indian Face
75 Dave Mason E9 Meshuga
76 Jacob Cook E9 The Lizard King
77 Bob Hickish E9 Meshuga
78 Ed Hamer E9 Meshuga
79 Tim Rankin E9 Perfect Vacuum
80 Si Moore E9 Divided Years
81 John McCune E9 Divided Years
82 Mark Rankine E9 Divine Moments of Truth
83 Rory Cummins E9 Divided Years
84 Tim Blake E9 The Dark Side
85 Nic Duboust E9 Meshuga
86 Wojciech Szymanowicz E9 Rewind
87 Adam Bowman E9 The Final Round
88 Andy Marshall E9 The Inevitable End
89 James Squire E9 Commitment Issues
90 Rob Sutton E9 Achemine
91 Ian Cooper E9 Once Upon a Time in the Southwest
92 Ron Fawcett E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
93 Sam Hamer E9 Meshuga
94 Dan Honeyman E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
95 Neil Furniss E9 Meshuga
96 Ken Palmer E9 Question Mark
97 Nic Sellars E9 Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break)
98 Tom Livingstone E9 Rare Lichen