BBC go filming

Thursday, 17th May 2007 by
Dave was volunteered by work (yes, it was a jolly) to stand by Long Churn Cave, to help a film crew in a helicopter locate Upper Long Churn cave for the forthcoming BBC series on caving with Kate Humble and some other guy...

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Mini LAMM, Keswick

Thursday, 17th May 2007 by
Richard Dearden and I embarked on the mini- Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon on Thursday. This event was organised as part of the Keswick Mountain Festival; starting from near Lattrig in Keswick, the idea was to find as many of the 19 control as possible in 4 hours. These were spread throughout the valley and hills […]

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Dodging the Rain at Wharncliffe

Sunday, 13th May 2007 by
Sunday dawned dry - a bonus, it was supposed to rain! But with a forecast for rain from the south around lunch time we opted for a trip to Paul's local crag, Wharncliffe...

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Nearly finished

Sunday, 13th May 2007 by
Our new greenhouseOur new greenhouse...

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Grit, Limestone and Paul’s Pink Bike

Saturday, 12th May 2007 by
Paul and I had planned a trip to Scotland, but the weather forecast was very poor. Such a shame after the weeks of sunny weather we've been having recently. But, not to be deprived of our sport completely I headed down to the Peak to join Paul for some climbing on my least favoured rock; Grit! It seems to me that grit is either steep and strenuous or unprotected...

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Four hours in a bivvy bag

Saturday, 12th May 2007 by
Dave gives his body to a good cause for a few hours.

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I got all my sisters with me…

Friday, 11th May 2007 by
Yeah - "We are family, I got all my sisters with me..." Well, that's how the song goes, so me and Caroline made our way over to Bedfordshire to Saskia's place for a weekend of sibling fun.

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Cracked Actor, Trowbarrow

Monday, 7th May 2007 by
After two days of hard gardening it was time to do some hard climbing to justify calling ourselves climbers! But with a poor holiday forecast (thundery showers!), where to go?

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