Max Ayrton - Sustainable Activewear | 3RD ROCK

Max Ayrton

Works as a Climbing Coach & Routesetter, currently psyched on bouldering on the GB bouldering team.

Hometown: Oshakati, Namibia

Currently Resides: Bristol

Local Crag: Cheddar Gorge

Favourite Crag: Font

How did you get into climbing?

Climbed a little with my parents when i was younger but only really caught the bug when i went with school.

What is it you love most about climbing?

The movement, but seriously, what isn’t there to love?

Biggest achievement in climbing?

Making the finals at a European Youth Cup Boulder competition

What’s your ape index?


What do you do when you’re not climbing?

Sit around and drink tea

Best place you’ve climbed?

Hueco Tanks

Why do you love 3rd Rock?

Environment friendly and local production is definitely the way to go for a better future!

Favourite 3rd rock item?

Mercury jeans in green

If you could be any animal what would it be and why?

A cat so i can lie in the sun all day

What’s your weirdest talent?

I can play the ukulele while riding a unicycle

Treehouse or cavehouse?


Cheese or wine?


Falafel or houmous?


Goal for 2016?

Press into handstand and climb more trad.