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Amazing Lakeland Bank Holiday Weather

Wednesday, 1st June 2016 by
Possibly one the Lake District's best slab climbs, BloodhoundThe weather this past bank holiday has been amazing in the Lake District. In fact the whole of the North West has been enjoying a prolonged period of settled sunny weather. Especially nice that, in an unusual turn around of the normal way of things, the South East has been getting rained on.

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Management Training

Thursday, 26th May 2016 by
My group discussing their strategy for the game "Discourse" - based on the famous Tower of Hanoi gameThe last time I was on a management training course the shoe was on the other foot!

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Springtime France

Wednesday, 25th May 2016 by
Above the white cliffs of Dover with a bit of dog walking time before our ferry to FranceWe’re recently back from a couple of weeks in France, what an amazing (and weird?) series of spring weather conditions we had though…

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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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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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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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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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