29th March 2015
CWA assessment at Redpoint, Brum
Saturday, what a good day. I travelled to Redpoint climbing centre in Birmingham to assist Joby Davies with a Climbing Wall Award (CWA) assessment. All 5 through & it was good to watch Jobys proffesional style. The evening was very different when we went to Rob Barrs birthday party. Eating,...
27th March 2015
Back to the Wye Valley
Yesterday had a good days climbing with SJ at Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley. I arrived early so went to The North Wall and soloed Left Hand Route. Wow that climbs polished on the first pitch. When SJ arrived we climbed in Woodcroft Quarry for a bit of sport climbing before I rushed off to give...
25th March 2015
Swanage for heart rate !
Tim from Southampton climbing centre wanted a hand with a group of students that wanted to measure their heart rate in stressfull circumstances. We chose the wonderful trad seacliffs of Swanage for this experiment. We were all laughing so much nothing registered. They will need to think of...
21st March 2015
Sarah Jane at Symonds Yat
A good days climbing at Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean. It was Sarah Janes idea but I always enjoy climbing at Symonds Yat. Pic shows SJ climbing the upper section of The Trip.
20th March 2015
Joe & Ed go trad in the Wye Valley
Thursday and I was off to meet Joe & Ed who wanted a trad climbing day. I decided on Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley and it didn't let us down. By the end of the day they had both led 2 climbs and were building good belays. We laughed a lot too. Pic shows Ed warming up on Right-Hand Route.
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