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A Super Sunny Easter Weekend

Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 by
Laetitia following the surprisingly brilliant upper wall of Rowan Tree GrooveIn common with last year Easter’s weather in 2014 was super sunny, however, in 2013 it was freezing and perfect for Scottish winter climbing (although granted Easter was a little bit later this year). Either way, sunny weather means climbing of one sort or another…

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Evolution?

Saturday, 5th April 2014 by
Two views on evolution… Which one do you like best?

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Raven Crag East

Sunday, 30th March 2014 by
Dave following By Jingo on Raven Crag EastDave and I enjoyed a wonderful summer-like day climbing on Raven Crag East in Langdale today. In weather like this the Lakes has to be one of the most beautiful places on Earth...

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Garburn Pass & Trowbarrow

Monday, 24th March 2014 by
Sunny for now, but another hail storm approaches from the direction ConistonI sat on top, damp and cold, Laetitia stood at the bottom (wrapped in her duvet and waterproof jackets), wondering what to do next ... the rock dried off ...

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Yorkshire Dales Mountain Biking

Monday, 17th March 2014 by
The weather was less than clement in the Dales - windy, drizzly, and cold.  Not the best day for me to decide it was Spring and go out in my cycling shorts!  :shock: (Laetitia is sporting her flashy new helmet bought with the big discounts on offer at the Big Demo weekend.)We enjoyed our rideout in the Yorkshire Dales so much a few weeks ago that we chose that venue again on Sunday.

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Shoulder-iffic Gritstone

Sunday, 9th March 2014 by
Pete starting Ant's Wall at Yarncliffe QuarryAfter a weekend climbing gritstone in the Peak District my shoulders are tired. It seems that unlike crimpy rock like limestone, and even our local volcanic Lakeland rock, grit involves a far more all over body contribution. Specifically, finger strength is my usual weakness and my forearms are normally where I get pumped first, however, […]

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Was it really dry yesterday?

Sunday, 23rd February 2014 by
Laetitia enjoying the sunshine with far Pen-y-ghent behindI can hardly believe that yesterday was dry, sunny even! But it was cold and windy so instead of a trip to the indoor climbing wall on such a nice day we decided our fitness levels were in need of some attention.

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Mini Ski Tour to Trient

Sunday, 9th February 2014 by
Pete and Rebecca enjoying a coke at Trient waiting for the bus back to VallorcineOur last day of skiing before returning home to flooded and wind swept Blighty was a fun mini ski tour from the top of the lift system at Le Tour down to Trient….

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