Helvellyn

Sunday, 13th March 2016 by
Dave and Ted looking out towards Swiral EdgeWith the mural complete I was very keen to get out and show off the beauty of the Lake District to Dave before he returned to California…

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Laetitia and DavidLast summer in the Cirque of the Unclimbables we met David Russell… David is a prolific big wall climber and a mural artist.

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Berlin

Saturday, 12th March 2016 by
We visited the Berlin Wall to view the amazing art at the East Side GalleryOne of my extra curricular activities at work is to be a tutor on the Lead with Impact course across Europe. A great advantage of this is that I can get to see parts of Europe that I have never been to before. This time it was Berlin.

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Rjukan Ice Climbing Meet, 2016

Thursday, 3rd March 2016 by
Joe (in blue) below  packing up to leave the Krokan areaI'm just back from a week of ice climbing with Joe on the CC's meet at Norway's famous and reliable frozen playground, Rjukan ...

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Powder, powder and more powder

Saturday, 13th February 2016 by
Laetitia starting out well skiing the Magic Forest powderThere’s more snow here than a very snowy place, and it’s fantastic.

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Looking back towards the top Cresta s'Arp lift stationOf course with the mad-for-it speed machines Dave and Jon in the team "take it easy" didn't really work out...

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Bowfell

Sunday, 17th January 2016 by
Zac still having fun.After the warmest and wettest December, it’s finally turned a bit colder. We had snow.

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Mini New Year Break in Chamonix

Saturday, 2nd January 2016 by
After the new year eve's light snow we enjoyed a day skiing at Grand Montets with slightly improved snow cover - still only a few runs open nd nothing down to valley level thoughThe snow conditions were looking very poor in Chamonix with the endless sunshine in the Alps. The Atlantic frontal systems that should have been delivering frequent snow storms were being concentrated in to torrential rain over the north west of England. However, it still seemed like a better option than watching that endless rain in […]

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