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Buttermere Shepherds Meet Race

Sunday, 27th October 2013 by
buttermere show run 003This weekend was scheduled to be the Buttermere Shepherds Meet and Show. Disappointingly, due to an over zealous poor forecast which was wildly inaccurate, the show was cancelled

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Fairfield Horseshoe and Latrigg

Thursday, 16th May 2013 by
fairfield blogSomeone from Staveley once told me that there was no point going abroad in May, as it was the best time to climb in the Lakes. Well, that was a few years ago, and climate change has since been introduced by the government.

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Fairfield Horseshoe Recce

Monday, 6th May 2013 by
P1060859With the Fairfield Horseshoe Race next Saturday, Anna and I decided that it would be a good day to recce the route.

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Coniston Fell Race

Saturday, 4th May 2013 by
Coniston Fell raceBeing a glutton for punishment, Anna decided that today she would enter the Coniston Fell race

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Antarctic Demolition

Tuesday, 25th December 2012 by
Penguins at Windy BayAs ever the start of the Halley season started with the long journey from London to Cape Town and then the flights to Antarctica. We boarded the usual Russian Ilyshun which lands on an ice runway and then did the 5 hour flight from Novo to Halley in a Basler aircraft.

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Antarctic Painting – Year 3

Wednesday, 14th November 2012 by
One of the Science towersWell, it’s almost time to head south again for another 5 months of painting, demolition and digging snow.

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Last Day of Cragging at Gaillands

Tuesday, 4th September 2012 by
Waiting for the cable car to depart!The morning dawned misty in the valley, so after a late breakfast of pain au chocolat and coffee in town we had a late start for a short midday session at Les Gaillands. The crag was deserted, as the holiday period was over, or was it because only English climb in the heat of the […]

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Slabs and cake at Les Cheserys

Thursday, 30th August 2012 by
IMG_1001With the promise of an afternoon thunderstorm and aching, ageing limbs, I was pleased that we had decided to head for the relatively close Les Cheserys up at the Col des Montets.

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