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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Powder, powder and more powder

Saturday, 13th February 2016 by
Laetitia starting out well skiing the Magic Forest powderThere’s more snow here than a very snowy place, and it’s fantastic.

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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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Bowfell

Sunday, 17th January 2016 by
Zac still having fun.After the warmest and wettest December, it’s finally turned a bit colder. We had snow.

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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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2015 Family Christmas

Saturday, 2nd January 2016 by
The Family.Once again we had a big family gathering at Christmas. Unfortunately Pete’s mum couldn’t make it this year because she wasn’t feeling too well.

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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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