Le Tour de France

Saturday, 5th July 2014 by
Jens Voigt wins the King of the Mountains on stage 1We’ve been excited by the prospect of the Tour de France passing through Yorkshire for quite some time. Having the world’s largest single sporting race so close to home is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join in with the spectacle…

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Llanberis Tradfest Weekend

Monday, 30th June 2014 by
Ben Anderson & Mark Almack on Pull My DaisyLast weekend was the Llanberis Tradfest – a celebration of traditional climbing based in North Wales’ Llanberis Pass. The event was laid on through a collaboration between DMM, The Climbers’ Club, and V12 with additional support from Scarpa and The North Face.

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Brilliant Weather = Lots of Adventures

Monday, 23rd June 2014 by
Pete starting out on Arc de TriomphThe weather this past week has been glorious! In between working and gardening I have tried my hardest to get out and enjoy it…

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Clogwyn y Grochan

Monday, 16th June 2014 by
Colin on the test-piece route Wind at Clogwyn y GrochanAfter providing support and photographic services to Laetitia and Vicky at the Great North Swim in Windermere on Saturday morning it was time for me to high-tail it to North Wales for a CC committee meeting.

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Great North Swim

Sunday, 15th June 2014 by
_PWS4668Last year I started open water swimming and I had the crazy idea to enter the Great North Swim.

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Scottish Canoeing – Balquhidder

Tuesday, 10th June 2014 by
In the centre of Loch Lubnaig there's a Scottish flag marking an area of very rocky shallowsWe’ve been looking forward to the multi-day canoeing trip in Scotland with our friends Paul and Lisa for ages. We’d planned the trip back in February and this past weekend we finally set off on our new adventure.

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Great Close Scar

Monday, 9th June 2014 by
Great Close Scar, MalhamLast weekend we went across to Yorkshire to sample more rock climbing on the lovely limestone crags. We’d chosen Great Close Scar right next to Malham Tarn.

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Laetitia enjoying Mandrake at Quayfoot ButtressWe had plans to get several household chores, gardening, and decorating jobs done over the bank holiday weekend. This seemed like a perfect plan as the weather forecast was less than hopefully.

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