Category Archives: climbing

Keswick Triathlon May 20th 2012

It was a year ago when myself and Dave climbed brown slabs arete at Shepard’s Crag in Borrowdale,  the following day we pledged that we would complete Keswick Triathlon in 2012.   Today was that day. Almost every time I have … Continue reading

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April – how wet can you get?

April showers?  if France had the same as us, im so pleased I didn’t visit Font at this time of year.  As buses ironically roam the land with “Drought warnings” on the sides, the North East was in deluge.   So … Continue reading

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26 February, 2012 20:59

Hello blog readers. We are back as I know you have missed us… Anyway, with the end of a long winter fast approaching I thought it was best to get some climbing in at the indoor wall and therefore on … Continue reading

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Calpe Special – October

October, boys holiday started a long time ago in the planning.  Cheap digs n near the climbing was the booking criteria, and we couldn’t have done much better.  Maryvilla, Calpe hides under the back of Sierra de Toix, and hosts … Continue reading

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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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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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May round up and the Keswick Triathlon

Well it seems like we didn’t bring the good weather of Spain back from Mallorca or El Chorro.   We were rained off at Kyloe, Shaftoe and Ilkley – but managed some problems that stayed dry.  Ilkley was a highlight, … Continue reading

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Mallorca Climbing on a Family holiday

Just to set the scene, this holiday was with my daughter Mya 9, Joanne and her parents Alan n Jen. Staying in an Alcudia time share villa self catering. A little different from the usual sleepy villages of France or … 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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