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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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Lake District Rock Wins at Banff

Sunday, 8th November 2015 by
Banff-Award-WinnerLake District Rock, has won the guidebook category at the Banff Mountain festival. What a great achievement for the FRCC Guidebook Committee. Congratulations!

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A Chamonix Painting Expedition

Saturday, 7th November 2015 by
Zac relaxing after a hard day painting with a Gin & TonicTime to Work Last week Ian and I went to the French Alps to get a load of apartment maintenance work done. The lounge area got a complete floor-to-ceiling paint job (there was a nasty crack in the ceiling to repair too), and Ian’s kitchen area got a new worktop… Here’s a shot of the […]

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Lakeland is Beautiful

Friday, 18th September 2015 by
A native red squirrel - WELCOMEThe Lakes are without doubt absolutely beautiful!

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