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Laetitia at the start of the Arete.  Look, no crowds.Monday was amazing as well. More wall to wall sunshine, so this time we did jump on the lift up to the Aiguille du Midi (not the first lift I hasten to add).

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Pete walking through the meadow on the way towards Dalle a Bournet at Secteur Vallon de Van.Sunday arrived as perfect as forecasted – wall to wall sunshine. But instead of jumping on the first lift up to the Aiguille du Midi to bag a rock route, we decided to let the sun do it’s stuff and hopefully melt any snowy ledges while we hopped over the border to Switzerland.

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Pete feels Queazy…

Saturday, 3rd May 2014 by
Pete doesn't know which way is up, down, left, and right on the BochardWe’re taking advantage of the Bank Holiday weekend and spending a few days in Chamonix. The plan is to climb, but the forecast for today wasn’t looking too good until late afternoon so we decided to enjoy the last of the snow at Grand Montets.

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A short break to Devonshire

Sunday, 13th April 2014 by
Laetitia eyeing up the line on Shivering Timbers at Gull RockWe took the week off work, but we didn’t really have any plans. We thought we’d just take it as it comes.

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Staveley Beer Festival

Sunday, 16th March 2014 by
beersOne great benefit of living in Staveley is that when the Beer Festival comes to town we don’t have to drive anywhere.

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Climbers’ Club AGM & Party Weekend

Tuesday, 4th March 2014 by
The Mountain Biking team at the end of the metalled road about to set off on one of Kentmere's best circular trailsIn my humble opinion last year’s CC AGM was a fantastic success. For me there are a lot of boxes to “tick” when deciding where to have the AGM. A location that offers: outdoor activities for all weathers and all pursuits; a quality indoor climbing wall that will join in the fun; an AGM and […]

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Laetitia on one of the traverse problemsOur holiday was coming to an end and we had to start thinking about driving home.

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New Year in Germany

Sunday, 5th January 2014 by
!!! Happy 2014 !!!We left Chamonix on Monday evening and headed over to Germany, via Switzerland, to visit our friends in the very small village of Todtmoos-Au in the Black Forest.

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