Gimme even more Sunshine

Wednesday, 21st May 2014 by
Terry admires the never ending expanse of crags from the top.After exploring the some trad climbing on Tenerife a few weeks ago, it seemed logical to do the same for Gran Canaria, which we did the other week.

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Gimme Sunshine

Monday, 17th February 2014 by
TeideAfter a seemingly endless winter of snow and cold, followed by the rain, gales and misery of England, Terry thought it would be good to get some sunshine.

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Matienzo July/August 2013, Pt 3

Sunday, 4th August 2013 by
Blog_August_13_9Yesterday had turned into an unplanned rest day. We got lots of paper research done and even some ground was covered but the highlight of the day was the expedition meal.

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Matienzo July/August 2013, Pt 2

Wednesday, 31st July 2013 by
Reflections of Jim at far dive baseOver a late breakfast we noticed another brush fire, maybe they are quite common out here at this time of year? Anyway it wasn’t between us and the cave so off we went.

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Matienzo July/August 2013, Pt 1

Tuesday, 30th July 2013 by
Wild Mare entrance looking out at the hot weatherAfter not achieving what we wanted on our last visit the two of us are back for more, firm in our belief that we will make progress, hopefully. With unusually hot weather in the UK we are a bit worried about how hot it will get here, in fact we have already seen our first […]

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Matienzo epilogue

Tuesday, 9th April 2013 by
A memorable end...

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The Dam Water

Thursday, 4th April 2013 by
Jim fording the riverOn Tuesday evening we attended the expedition dinner which, being held in a Spanish bar, started quite late.

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Return to the Dam Bypass

Wednesday, 3rd April 2013 by
Jim outside the Wild Mare with low water levelsAfter several months away from Spain Jim and I could take the suspense no longer. We returned to Matienzo, our goal being to find where the water flows into lake Buttermere in the Toca la Vaca system.

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