Category Archives: bouldering

September round up

  I (Mark) turned 40 this month and indeed I made the most of it, with 3 parties and 2 events and a Spanish climbing hol on the horizon.   Newbiggin Triathlon was my first open water Tri and we … Continue reading

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August 2011 Samoens bouldering

After the weather, shifts, fitness and all the other excuses it was very nice to get out on rock again.  The fact I was bouldering in the Mountains of Chamonix made it all the more pleasurable.   A drive to the … Continue reading

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Cliffhanger 2011

What a brilliant weekend! The weather forecast was getting better by the hour. Dave (at the wheel), Charlie, Bri and I had a most pleasant, entertaining and even educational drive to Sheffield. I got to share a new discovery with … Continue reading

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June 2011- the Climbing, the Art and the Missing clothes

June started awful,  a trip to Great Wanny,  which is a lovely crag, in the horizontal rain and at about 7 centigrade.   Indeed we battled on and top roped a severe as best we could.  With the 3 peaks challenge in … Continue reading

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Scugdale – Sunday 5 June 2011 – Angela

It was my first climbing session since March and my first outdoor session of 2011. The sun was warming the crag nicely, the rock was dry.  Charlie was climbing well, inspite of a jippy shoulder, Dave was making everything he … Continue reading

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April 2011 monthly round up

What a month for weather,  prob the best April for years take a look at last Easter in comparison!  Freezing at Goldie Carr in Hats n tights! There’s been a good few posts too regarding 3 peaks training, bouldering etc … Continue reading

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Doveholes

Small, compact, high and amazing!    – problems all on scattered boulders within a 100m radius, rounded top outs – highballs, sitters and the most unusual shaped rocks – we could have been in Font. Check out the Dovehole pics Without … Continue reading

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Scafell and other stories

12 04 2011 As planned, myself (mark) charlie n dave went to the lakes to train for the 3 peaks and get some climbing in.  Scafell was great, it felt like an achievement – and a great learning process.  I … Continue reading

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March 2011 round up

Its been great weather for climbing, I just hope it lasts as its just getting to the light nights.   Broken toes aside,  there has actually been alot of action, Dave making good progress on his targets, and showing some … Continue reading

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Falling / Climbing vid

So February has not been great,   no real outdoor action to speak of or indeed to view.  A broken toe, a bad back and a general unavailability.  So Iv posted this fun little safety vid for all to view. … Continue reading

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