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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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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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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Nadine at  a bridge crossingWhat to do if the weather is terrible over the Alps and no way our girls skitour adventure will happen at all? Instead of a snow adventure we decided it is time to welcome spring and go climbing and biking at the Frankenjura

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las vegasJust our luck, mid-week saw all-time record low temperatures for December in Las Vegas! Tuesday it was 18°C and overnight saw Wednesday’s temperature plummet to -2°C. We’ve been ice climbing in warmer temperatures than this!

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Red Rocks

Wednesday, 4th December 2013 by
Laetitia about to squeeze behind the chockstone on pitch 5 on FroglandAfter spending a week at home feeling very sorry for myself and full of flu, I decided I was no longer contagious and managed to drag myself out of the house and on to a plane. We were off to Las Vegas.

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Do climbing trips get better than this?

Wednesday, 13th November 2013 by
Koon takes on the DragonAfter our incredible rock climbing trip to Wadi Rum in Jordan last year, Carol, Amy, Ian and myself wondered if we would ever find anywhere else that would come close to being as amazing. A bit of research suggested that Tafraoute in Southern Morocco might be just what we were after. Interesting culture and beautiful […]

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