Barrow Door Letterboxing

Monday, 26th January 2015 by
spikeSaturday’s weather was forecast to be the least disappointing, so Laetitia and I opted to reserve Sunday for a trip to Kendal Wall and use the lack of rain as motivation to go for a walk. Unfortunately I find walking only a little less dull than running. And that’s only because of the lack of […]

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Who needs a compass?

Saturday, 24th January 2015 by
Steve near the top of Great End - the cloud was thickening in to a white-out, it had been blue skies when we arrived at the base of the cragSteve and I had a great day on an easy winter route on Great End today.

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Snowy Fell Walks – Birk Fell

Thursday, 22nd January 2015 by
Wetherlam looking very wintryAfter today’s walk my knees are hurting…

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grottoIce climbing Grotto Falls with Canmore friends, Doug Nelson, Everett Fee and Terry Kenny (UK). Throughout the year this spectacular grotto is visited by many for the pictographs and for the unique topography. I had the good fortune to climb with these three seasoned ice climbers during mid January in ideal conditions.

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Cham New Year 14/15 Skiing

Thursday, 8th January 2015 by
Laetitia executing a jump at Les ContaminesWe’re just back from a little over two weeks of skiing in Chamonix. Well, I say two weeks of skiing, but in fact the first week was a bit short on the skiing as there was no (very little) snow. We did manage a few days, but in the end we decided the lift pass […]

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Video Highlights of the Caving Year

Saturday, 20th December 2014 by
Video highlights of the caving year with members of Dudley Caving Club, featuring caves and potholes in Derbyshire, South Wales and Yorkshire. An amazing insight into the world beneath our feet. Why do we go caving? Are we mad? Could you do it? Discover how to climb in perfect safety using the latest invention from […]

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Kendal Mountain Festival ’14

Thursday, 27th November 2014 by
The open-air opening ceremony of the Kendal Mountain festival on Kendal's main shopping street - Strickland GateRebecca and Mathias had finally succumbed to my endless enthusiasm for Kendal and had made the journey all the way from Germany to sample the madness that is the world's most attended festival of all things mountain...

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Oswestry

Thursday, 27th November 2014 by
A nice caffè latte and tiffin chocolate !I found myself in Oswestry this past week, it’s a nice place, but unless you like town centres and shopping and stuff, there ain’t a lot to do. So I went for a coffee…

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