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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100 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 Immortal, Nothing Lasts
5 Pete Whittaker E11 Crown Royale, The Recovery Drink
6 Neil Gresham E11 Lexicon
7 Mathew Wright E11 Lexicon
8 Tom Randall E10 Century Crack, The Pura Pura, The Great Rift
9 Dave Birkett E10 To Hell and Back, Die by the Drop
10 Neil Mawson E10 Parthian Shot, Choronzon
11 Robbie Phillips E10 What we do in the Shadows, Le Voyage
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 Divided Years, Indian Face, Crac Yr Meistri, Rare Lichen, The Big Issue, Longhope Route Direct, House of Talons, Trauma, The Walk of Life, Dark Religion, Once Upon a Time in the Southwest, Mission Impossible, Face Mecca, Moonrise Kingdom, The Rathlin Effect, Gribin Wall Climb
27 Angus Kille E9 The Hallucinogen Wall, Rare Lichen, Crac Yr Meistri, Gribin Wall Climb, Indian Face, Eternal Fall, Mission Impossible, Muy Caliente!, The Walk of Life, Trauma
28 Nathan Lee E9 The Zone, The Final Round, Unknown Stones, Rare Lichen, Appointment with Death, Divided Years, Meshuga
29 Charlie Woodburn E9 Once Upon a Time in the Southwest, Rare Lichen, Something's Burning, The Walk of Life, Harder Faster
30 Nick Dixon E9 Face Mecca, Gribin Wall Climb, Indian Face, A Thousand Setting Suns
31 Tim Emmett E9 Meshuga, The Path, Muy Caliente!, Chicama
32 Ben Heason E9 Muy Caliente!, Oz Bound, Lonely Heart, Meshuga
33 Ali Kennedy E9 Muy Caliente!, The Big Issue, The Walk of Life, Something's Burning
34 Seb Grieve E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break), Meshuga
35 Leo Houlding E9 Trauma, Rare Lichen, Savage Horse
36 Ricky Bell E9 The Rathlin Effect, Long Runs the Fox, Divided Years
37 Neil Kershaw E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Meshuga, Dynamics of Change
38 Dan Varian E9 Moonrise Kingdom, The Dark Side, Transcendence
39 Calum Muskett E9 The Walk of Life, Indian Face, Rare Lichen
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 Face Mecca, Indian Face
43 Sean Myles E9 Rodney Mullen, Captain Invincible
44 Robin Barker E9 Captain Invincible, Transcendence
45 Adrian Berry E9 The Big Issue, Blind Vision
46 Adam Hocking E9 Return of the King, Blood Eagle
47 Oli Grounsell E9 The Zone, Mission Impossible
48 Ethan Walker E9 Meshuga, The Zone
49 Ed Booth E9 Rare Lichen, Gribin Wall Climb
50 Alexis Perry E9 Exclamation Mark, Question 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 Heart And Soul, Divine Moments of Truth
55 Andy Pollitt E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
56 Malcolm Smith E9 Transcendence
57 Richie Patterson E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
58 Neil Carson E9 Mission Impossible
59 Ben Tetler E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
60 Tom de Gay E9 Meshuga
61 Mike Weeks E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
62 Chris Cubitt E9 The Zone
63 Andy Earl E9 The Dark Side
64 Sam Whittaker E9 Appointment with Death
65 Jack Geldard E9 Spinal Crack
66 Pete Robins E9 Spinal Crack
67 Neil Dickson E9 Quetzalcoatl
68 Tom Briggs E9 Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break)
69 Aly Robertson E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
70 Eddie Barbour E9 Divided Years
71 Stevie Haston E9 Greenspit
72 Miles Gibson E9 Dangermouse
73 Gareth Parry E9 The Big Issue
74 Adam Watson E9 Harder Faster
75 George Ulrich E9 Indian Face
76 Dave Mason E9 Meshuga
77 Jacob Cook E9 The Lizard King
78 Bob Hickish E9 Meshuga
79 Ed Hamer E9 Meshuga
80 Tim Rankin E9 Perfect Vacuum
81 Si Moore E9 Divided Years
82 John McCune E9 Divided Years
83 Mark Rankine E9 Divine Moments of Truth
84 Rory Cummins E9 Divided Years
85 Tim Blake E9 The Dark Side
86 Nic Duboust E9 Meshuga
87 Wojciech Szymanowicz E9 Rewind
88 Adam Bowman E9 The Final Round
89 Andy Marshall E9 The Inevitable End
90 James Squire E9 Commitment Issues
91 Rob Sutton E9 Achemine
92 Ian Cooper E9 Once Upon a Time in the Southwest
93 Joseph Mullett E9 The Zone
94 Dan Honeyman E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
95 Nic Sellars E9 Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break)
96 Tom Livingstone E9 Rare Lichen
97 Sam Hamer E9 Meshuga
98 Ken Palmer E9 Question Mark
99 Ron Fawcett E9 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
100 Neil Furniss E9 Meshuga