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Defecation, Dedication and Northumberland Tri

  Its always a gamble how you prepare for a Triathlon, after catching a stomach bug last weekend I opted to train really lightly thereafter as ropey at best and producing more methane than a heard of cows at a … 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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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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East Woodburn

In spite of the broken toe, I (mark) had a really good day at east woody.  Just sorting ropes n stuff  was enough to be buzzing about climbing outdoors again.   Conditions were near perfect once the chill was out … Continue reading

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Hampi

Sitting on the train on a cold dark night returning from London and it is hard to believe that just 3 weeks ago I was in India where I lived the dream by climbing in my 4th different country of … Continue reading

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January 2011

Here we go,  another year and a new website to go with it.   I really didnt like it at first, but us oldies dont like change, I love it now.  Its much more blog bassed and the photos are just … Continue reading

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new site??

ohh lord we have a new set up – give me time!!!!

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November

Things started quite well,  but ground got very muddy and with no sun Shaftoe got very cold – like there was something in the air.  By the time we were in mid November it was unclimbable  due to snow! Now … Continue reading

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October??

  Nothing really happened!!!  well not for a while anyway. We did have a trip to Edlingham, which wasn’t far away and had some good problems.  Unfortunately its not a great place to walk around – loads of old tree … Continue reading

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