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markhallam


Male, 53 years old

Leeds, England

Power = 155 (Vote Weight = 89.47%)


Occupation: Doctor

A Few Words: I've had a love of mountains spanning over 30 years: walks & scrambles in the UK in 1970's, climbing expeditions to the European Alps & Himalayas in the 1980's, paragliding in Europe, NZ & Australia in 1990's. I got back to climbing in 2000's: took my wife up Mont Blanc on honeymoon. I went on to a few solo alpine ascents, including my 5th ascent of Mont Blanc in 2009, leading up to February 2011, when I realised a dream and made a solo ascent of Aconcagua from the Vacas/Relinquos side, also fundraising for the Hepatitis C Trust. Since then I have had had 2 alpine trips with rgg a.k.a 'The Peak Monster' highlights of which were 7/8 Mont Rosa summits and a 6th ascent of Mont Blanc with bivvy on the summit (in a thunderstorm!) - see Alps International Expedition 2013 below. I have also had some memorable trips in UK, including a night in a snow-cave on top of Helvellyn, with son Andy - and a 3 day expedition in Scotland in foul weather with Jake the dog... In September 2014 I'm back in the Alps again, with son Keith - and possibly being joined (again) by The Peak Monster.


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Climber's Logs I've Signed (165)
Areas & Ranges (16)
Snowdonia/Eryri (National Parks in Northwest Europe)
Pennine Alps (Alps - Western Part)
Bernese Alps (Alps - Western Part)
Carneddau (Snowdonia/Eryri)
Mamore Range (Grampian Mountains)
Mont Blanc GROUP (Alps - Western Part)
Glyders/Glyderau (Snowdonia/Eryri)
Glencoe (Scotland)
Brenta GROUP (Rhaetian Alps)
Blüemlisalp Group (Bernese Alps)
Monte Rosa group (Pennine Alps)
Mountains & Rocks (100)
Pollux / Polluce (Monte Rosa group)
Castor (Monte Rosa group)
Strahlhorn (Pennine Alps)
Dôme du Goûter (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Montagne de Robion (Haute Provence)
Flattop Mountain (Rocky Mountain National Park)
Wyssi Frau (Blüemlisalp Group)
Blüemlisalphorn (Blüemlisalp Group)
Punta Grober (Pennine Alps)
Eggishorn (Bernese Alps)
Stockhorn (Zermatt) (Monte Rosa group)
Mont Blanc de Courmayeur (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Parrotspitze (Monte Rosa group)
Ludwigshoehe (Monte Rosa group)
Corno Nero (Monte Rosa group)
Piramide Vincent (Monte Rosa group)
Cima di Iazzi (Monte Rosa group)
Aiguille du Tour (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Gran Paradiso (Graie Alps)
Aiguille du Belvedere (Aiguilles Rouges)
Lagginhorn (Pennine Alps)
Aiguillette du Lauzet (Briançonnais)
Great End (The Lake District (UK))
Scafell (The Lake District (UK))
Fairfield (The Lake District (UK))
St Sunday Crag (The Lake District (UK))
Helvellyn (The Lake District (UK))
Zinalrothorn (Pennine Alps)
Bidean nam Bian (Glencoe)
Aiguille du Midi (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Glyder Fawr (Snowdonia/Eryri)
Carnedd Dafydd (Carneddau)
Y Lliwedd (Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa)
Glyder Fach (Snowdonia/Eryri)
Carnedd Llewelyn (Carneddau)
Crib Goch (Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa)
Pen Yr Ole Wen (Carneddau)
Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa (Snowdonia/Eryri)
Ben Macdui (Scotland)
Stac Pollaidh (Scotland)
An Teallach (Scotland)
Liathach (Scotland)
Stuchd an Lochain (Grampian Mountains)
Sgurr a' Mhàim (Scotland)
An Gearanach (Grampian Mountains)
Stob Bàn (Grampian Mountains)
Kinder Scout (Peak District)
Lochnagar (Scotland)
Beinn Dorain (Scotland)
Schiehallion (Scotland)
Easains (Scotland)
Ben Lawers Range (Scotland)
Blencathra (The Lake District (UK))
Great Gable (The Lake District (UK))
Scafell Pike (The Lake District (UK))
Monte Sibilla (Appennino Centrale)
Lancebranlette (Graie Alps)
Mittaghorn (Mischabel GROUP)
The Old Man of Coniston (The Lake District (UK))
Weissmies (Pennine Alps)
Aconcagua (Aconcagua Group)
Etna (Mongibello) (Sicilia / Sicily)
Stromboli (Sicilia / Sicily)
Aonach Eagach (Glencoe)
Ben Nevis (Europe's Highpoints)
Tryfan (Snowdonia/Eryri)
Cima Tosa (Brenta GROUP)
Grande Casse (Vanoise)
Mont Maudit (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Mont Blanc du Tacul (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Dent Blanche (Pennine Alps)
Zumsteinspitze (Monte Rosa group)
Gnifetti, punta (Signalkuppe ) (Monte Rosa group)
Mont Blanc (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Popocatepetl (Mexican Volcanoes)
Faulhorn (Bernese Alps)
Eiger (Bernese Alps)
Doldenhorn (Bernese Alps)
Fründenhorn (Blüemlisalp Group)
Mönch (Bernese Alps)
Dom (Pennine Alps)
Breithorn (Monte Rosa group)
Alphubel (Pennine Alps)
Allalinhorn (Pennine Alps)
Broad Peak (The Karakoram)
Täschhorn (Pennine Alps)
Dufourspitze (Monte Rosa group)
Aiguille d'Argentière (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Routes (46)
Normal Route (Strahlhorn)
West Ridge Normal (Lagginhorn)
Bristly Ridge (Glyder Fach)
The North Ridge (Tryfan)
Helvellyn No 2 Gully (The Lake District (UK))
Italian Normal Route (Mont Blanc)
Patterdale Round (The Lake District (UK))
Striding Edge, Helvellyn (The Lake District (UK))
Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag (The Lake District (UK))
Sharp Edge (The Lake District (UK))
Weissmies SE-ridge (Weissmies)
Sentiero Benini (Brenta GROUP)
NW Ridge Via Ferrata (Mittaghorn)
Sentiero S.O.S.A.T (Brenta GROUP)
Grooved Arete (Tryfan)
Troutdale Pinnacle (The Lake District (UK))
Dow Crag (The Lake District (UK))
Little Chamonix Shepherds Crag (The Lake District (UK))
Corvus, Raven Crag (The Lake District (UK))
Snowdon Horseshoe (Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa)
Stob Coire Nan Lochan, NC Gully (Stob Coire nan Lochan)
Castle Ridge (Ben Nevis)
SE-Ridge ( Normal Route) (Zinalrothorn)
Hörnligrat (Matterhorn - Monte Cervino)
The Brenva Spur (Mont Blanc)
Festigrat (Dom)
Huts & Campgrounds (1)
Canyons (2)
Infernaccio (Sibillini)
Gorges du Verdon (Provence ranges)

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