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John Pitcairn

@johnpitcairn
New Zealand • Trad climber
  • Grades: AU
  • Ascents: 958
  • Photos: 41
  • Member since: 2014
  • Favorites: 5
  • Following: 12
  • Followers: 14
  • Circuits: 6
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Favorite crags See all

Tongariro National Park
NZ North Island
Wharepapa South
NZ North Island Waikato
Kawakawa Bay
NZ North Island Lake Taupo Taupo West
Arapiles
AU Vic North West
Mt. Eden Quarry (CLOSED)
NZ North Island Auckland Auckland City
23
hardest
20
onsights
841
ascents
19.9km
distance climbed

About me

Ageing ex-skateboarder, skier and snowboarder, I discovered climbing in my mid-40s. Wish it had been 25 years earlier. I like my coffee black, my sci-fi hard, and my climbing trad.

Notable ascents

By type Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Tick
832 23 Snatchbender Direct about a year ago
23 Bad Behaviour about two years ago
23 Sneakeasy 2 years ago
Clean
817 23 Snatchbender Direct about a year ago
23 Bad Behaviour about two years ago
23 Sneakeasy 2 years ago
Lead
625 23 Bad Behaviour about two years ago
23 Sneakeasy 2 years ago
Onsight
188 20 Electric Warrior 5 months ago
20 Captain Caveman 2 years ago
20 Fire and Ice 3 years ago
Flash
33 21 Comic Relief 5 months ago
21 Cut Short 5 months ago
21 Ethical Debate 7 months ago
Red point
83 23 Bad Behaviour about two years ago
23 Sneakeasy 2 years ago
Pink point
3 18 Hannah Louise 9 months ago
18 Aurum 9 months ago
18 Green Machine about two years ago
Second
61 21 Pilot Error 10 months ago
Solo
26 18 Dong
By style Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Trad
667 23 Snatchbender Direct about a year ago
23 Bad Behaviour about two years ago
23 Wellington Boots
Sport
164 23 Sneakeasy 2 years ago
By area Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Mt. Eden Quarry (CLOSED)
439 23 Snatchbender Direct about a year ago
23 Bad Behaviour about two years ago
23 Sneakeasy 2 years ago
Arapiles
174 21 Pilot Error 10 months ago
Kawakawa Bay
42 20 Captain Caveman 2 years ago
Maungarei Springs
39 21 Two Tools, One Tool, No Tools about a year ago
21 Blood Sweat and Sunblock about a year ago
Froggatt Edge
32 21 Lunar Leopard 25 days ago

Climber Performance Rating (CPR) Timelines

For help understanding the CPR timeline chart see the CPR timeline explained article.

Trad timeline (ascents)

Sport timeline (ascents)

Grade profile

23 9
22 45
21 79
20 24
19 123
18 168
17 129
16 81
15 61
14 34
13 25
12 14
11 20
10 4
9 6
8 1
7 2
6 2
5 4
  Trad   Sport   Boulder   Other
23 9
22 45
21 79
20 24
19 123
18 168
17 129
16 81
15 61
14 34
13 25
12 14
11 20
10 4
9 6
8 1
7 2
6 2
5 4
  Onsight   Flash   Red point   Pink point   Other

Grades: Australian Ewbanks

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