Achievements to date:

Outdoor Climbing

The first blind man to climb first ascents in Greenland!

  • First Ascent Katalice (1,100m, AD) on Boughfell, Stauning Alps, Greenland
  • First Ascent Sequoia Spire Route (800m, PD) on Sue’s Spire, Stauning Alps, Greenland
Jesse appearing around the Arete on Boughfell
Jesse appearing around the Arete on Boughfell

Notable trad on-sight leads:

  • Flying Buttress Direct E1 5b, Stanage, Peak District (Lead, on-sight)
  • Sloth HVS 5a, The Roaches, Peak District (Lead, on-sight)
  • Great Western HVS 5a, Almscliffe, Yorkshire (Lead, on-sight)
  • Copper Dragon E1 5b (5 pitches), Great How Crag, Lake District (Lead, on-sight)
  • The Old Man of Hoy E1 5b (6 pitches), Orkney Islands, Scotland (lead, on-sight)
Jesse leading Peapod HVS 5b at Curbar in the Peak District

Other disciplines:

  • Alpine climbing, leading up to AD+ on the Grand Fourche, Chamonix
  • Ice Climbing, leading up to WI5 (single pitch) Gol, Hemsedal, Norway
  • Sport Climbing, leading 6c and seconding 7a outside

Indoor Competition Climbing

  • Feb 2020 GB Nationals (Sheffield) – GOLD 🥇 (VI Category)
  • Nov 2019 Dutch National Championships – GOLD 🥇 (B1+B2)
  • Oct 2019 GB Nationals (Sheffield) – BRONZE 🥉 (VI category)
  • Jul 2019 Briancon (FRA) World Championships – 4th place (B1)
  • Jun 2019 Imst (AUS) Paraclimbing World Masters – SILVER 🥈(B1)
  • Jun 2019 Blokfest – GOLD🥇(B1)
  • Dec 2018 Nationals Round 4 (Manchester) – GOLD 🥇 (B1)
  • Nov 2018 Nationals Round 3 (Newcastle) – GOLD 🥇 (B1)
  • Oct 2018 Nationals Round 2 (Wales) – GOLD 🥇 (B1)
  • Sept 2018 Innsbruck (AUT) World Championships – 7th place (B1)
  • Jul 2018 Briançon (FRA) World Cup – 4th place (B1)
  • Feb 2018 GB Selection Event (Sheffield) – selected for Team GB
  • Oct 2017 Nationals Round 2 (London) – BRONZE (VI category) 🥉
  • Sept 2017 Scottish Nationals (Edinburgh) – BRONZE (VI category) 🥉
Battling on my 2nd qualification route at the 2019 World Championships, Briancon, FRA


Thanks to everyone who has supported me in achieving all the above!


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