Staveley Beer Festival

Sunday, 16th March 2014 by
beersOne great benefit of living in Staveley is that when the Beer Festival comes to town we don’t have to drive anywhere.

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Poème à Lou & the UTMB

Saturday, 31st August 2013 by
IMG_8113I have no idea why, but we always seem to be in Chamonix on the weekend of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc. Of course this is never a bad thing as the atmosphere in Chamonix while the event is on is electric.

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Setesdal, Southern Norway

Friday, 19th July 2013 by
Blue butterflyClimbing Following on from our initial post about the fantastic slab climbing in Setesdal, here are a few more climbing shots…

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El Chorro – part 1

Tuesday, 27th November 2012 by
A panoramic shot overlooking El ChorroWe decided to escape the horrible November weather and have a week bolt clipping in El Chorro.

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Laetitia tunnelling through a dry-stone wall!Awful Weather The weather this past week (month!) has been utterly awful! June was twice as wet as any June in (at least) the past seven years – this table shows just how wet… Rain Database (mm) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2006 - - 200.6 […]

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A Visit to Dracula Land

Thursday, 26th April 2012 by
The Black churchSince work brought me to Romania for a year I use my weekends to travel around the country whenever the weather permits. Last weekend was my first longer trip and my destination was Brasov / Brassó / Kronstadt, a beautiful old city on the Southern border of Transylvania.

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Sharp Edge

Sunday, 15th January 2012 by
Looking down from the frosty summit of Blencathra towards KeswickAfter yesterday up on Pavey with glorious blue sunny skies and dry warm rock today was again brilliantly sunny when we rolled out of bed! What’s happening, two great days of weather, in winter, and at the weekend…

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Bowfell Snowiness

Sunday, 4th December 2011 by
Wintry weather was forecast, and that's exactly what we were served up on Bowfell today...

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