Ben Nevis, Point Five Gully

Sunday, 17th March 2013 by
Pete emerging from the Ben Nevis summit shelter after we'd eaten our sandwiches, massaged our feet, and inspected Pete's injuries...Another night sleeping in the back of the car, another 4am alarm call, and another world-class classic Scottish winter route. This time on the mountain that some might consider to be the “crucible of Scottish winter climbing”, the north face of Ben Nevis.

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El Chorro – part 2

Monday, 3rd December 2012 by
One of the vultures waiting for dinner.We might have been in the south of Spain, and it might have been sunny, but it was really, really cold.

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Barden Moor

Monday, 31st October 2011 by
Halton MoorIt was time to blow out some of the cobwebs, remember how to ride a mountain bike, and discover some of the Dales biking trails around Skipton...

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Rescued from Daren Cilau

Monday, 8th August 2011 by
Rachel got to be a practice casualty, I got to be one for real!

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Pavey Injuries

Monday, 7th June 2010 by
Just over a week ago Jon and I went up to Pavey Ark mid-week for some quiet rock climbing on its sunny, south facing, lovely rough and bubbly Lakeland rock… We started off on The Bracken Clock (E2) and then moved on to Cruel Sister (E3). However, Cruel Sister was indeed a little “cruel” to […]

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Cold Rock

Saturday, 14th November 2009 by
Zig sans ZagWe're in Chamonix to get our annual lift passes; a significant saving is to be had, but as is typical for France there's a series of hoops to jump through to qualify...

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wheelchairClimbing is dangerous? Try a walk through the Spanish countryside.

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Fat Boys Stanage Struggle

Sunday, 20th September 2009 by
t shirtThis event was over so quickly ... there was a day left afterwards... more time for cake eating!

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