7th December 2016
Bad weather but i'm inside
A very good start to the week working at The Warehouse climbing centre in Gloucester. Dymph wanted me to run a staff training session for 12 of her staff and we covered a lot of stuff. Lead climbing, belaying, falling, warm-ups, floor walking, briefings, climbing games, and problem solving. All...
30th November 2016
2 sunny days, 2 sunny ladies
The start of the week saw me with new friend Emma at Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley. The weather was incredible, more like Spain than the UK in November. The following day I was out with Sarah Jane. We went to Wyndcliffe also in The Wye Valley where it was tee-shirt weather again. My photo...
25th November 2016
Anna inside & CWA training
A damp week but it didn't bother me, I had a great time inside. My week started off with regular client Anna. Wet outside so we went to The Warehouse in Gloucester and had a great time. I then held a Climbing Wall Award training course for The Warehouse. I used The Warehouse on the first day and...
15th November 2016
2 days trad climbing for Dave & Zoe.
Despite the time of year Dave & Zoe wanted 2 days of trad climbing. Day one we went to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean. Lots of climbing, lots of laughing. Day 2 we went to Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley. Unfortunately it rained but we decided to chance Symonds Yat again. It was dry and we...
11th November 2016
Spain, great trip
The start of November saw me on the Costa Blanca in Spain with old friend Rob Barr. We climbed every day for 8 days. Single-pitch sport climbs and multi-pitch trad climbs.
A new born goat that had a very protective mum.
This giant face was home to one of our difficult, multi-pitch, trad...
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