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John Pitcairn

@johnpitcairn
New Zealand • Trad climber
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  • Grade context: AU
  • Ascents: 1712
  • Photos: 43
  • Climbing since: 2006
  • Member since: 2014
  • Favorites: 6
  • Following: 18
  • Followers: 24
23
top roped
23
red pointed
1490
successful ascents
35.5km
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 style By type Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Trad Top rope
119 23 Bad Behaviour 4 years ago
23 Snatchbender Direct 4 years ago
23 Wellington Boots
Red point
394 23 Bad Behaviour 5 years ago
Pink point
2 21 Badfinger 5 years ago
Second
98 20 Pilot Error 4 years ago
Clean
78 19 The Desired 4 years ago
Flash
17 19 Lemmington 2 years ago
19 Flake 7 12 years ago
Onsight
149 19 Tropic Thunder 5 weeks ago
19 Bitten By A Cobra about two years ago
19 Morgul Can't 4 years ago
Tick
26 17 Oceanoid 5 years ago
Sport Red point
209 23 Rise Of The Sloths about a year ago
23 Sneakeasy 6 years ago
Flash
55 22 Haul Or Bawl 19 days ago
Top rope
105 22 Safety in Numbers 5 weeks ago
Top rope Top rope
10 20 Klingons 25 days ago
By area Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Mt. Eden Quarry
516 23 Snatchbender Direct 4 years ago
23 Bad Behaviour 5 years ago
Mt. Eden Quarry
516 23 Sneakeasy 6 years ago
Mt. Eden Quarry
516 23 Wellington Boots
Kawakawa Bay
280 23 Rise Of The Sloths about a year ago
Arapiles
259 21 Cut Short 4 years ago
21 Comic Relief 4 years ago
Wharepapa Rock
201 22 Haul Or Bawl 19 days ago
Waipari
114 21 Half a Lager 5 months ago
21 Lunar Leopard 3 years 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 pyramids

Trad 397 ascents

25 2
24 6
23 6
22 6
21 8
20 6
19 24
18 54
17 62
16 52
15 55
14 30
13 29
12 19
11 17
10 5
9 8
8 1
7 1
6 3
  Onsight   Flash   Red point   Tick   Other

Grades: Ewbanks

Sport 280 ascents

24 3
23 6
22 9
21 9
20 19
19 35
18 57
17 58
16 41
15 22
14 13
13 3
12 2
11
10 1
  Onsight   Flash   Red point   Pink point   Tick   Other

Grades: Ewbanks

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