25th June 2016
Symonds Yat, Mike, Anna & Lynette.
Mid week and I took Mike a climbing instructor from The Warehouse to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean for some trad climbing. We climbed 2 x HVS, 1 x E1, 1xE2 & 1 x E3. Mike was suitably impressed. We finished the day with a much needed beer. First photo shows Mike on The Russian, HVS.
20th June 2016
The Trust & Rock & Sun
A very entertaining week. My weekdays were spent working for The Leadership Trust. Great delegates and good to catch up with the other instructors. We went to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean and found plenty of dry rock between the showers. The weekend was very different. I was working for...
13th June 2016
Tintern Quarry & SPA for UCR
Good fun Friday when I met up with Tim & Rob. We decided on Tintern Quarry in The Wye Valley and climbed 5 routes between the banter. The weekend was very different when I held a Single Pitch Award training course for UCR Bristol. I had a very mixed crew. One from Hong Kong, 1 from France & 2...
9th June 2016
Mid-week and another good days climbing with Tim. We went to Staple Edge in The Forest of Dean and climbed 4 excellent climbs. Pic shows me having a sweaty struggle with 'The Horned One' E1.
8th June 2016
Felix, Jen & Anna
A great start to the week. Felix & Jen from London wanted to know more about the world of sport climbing outside. I took them to Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley where they climbed well. Towards the end of the day both had led with ease. We finished off the day with a trad climb to give them a...
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