1st December 2015
Praise from a client
When I receive a testimonial from a client It makes me feel good. Sometimes during the day that I'm out with clients I don't always know if I've got it right until later. Many of the testimonials I've put on different pages of the website, they are all genuine. Last week I was with Matthew...
28th November 2015
Wintours Leap, but it's raining
A good finish to the week when I returned to Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley with old mate Tim but it was raining. Against my better judgement I led the top pitch of Surrealist E1. It was wet! and cold but what fun. The evening was easier when I joined the other instructors from The Leadership...
27th November 2015
Matt Shapland wants trad climbing
Tuesday saw me back at Tewksbury Sail & Paddle assessing Manager Tom on the abseil tower. He did well and passed easily. Wednesday and I was at Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean with client Matt. Matt wanted some trad climbing and he got some. We climbed 6 routes to HVS and the weather was...
24th November 2015
CWLA assessment at UCR + Anna
Saturday I went to UCR Bristol to run a CWLA (Climbing Wall Lead Award) assessment for 2 good candidates. Both safely through. It was good to catch up with the excellent staff/instructors. Monday and regular client Anna wanted to visit Far Peak climbing centre near Northleach. Great fun and...
20th November 2015
Another pic from Morocco
I met up with friend Rob today who gave me copies of his photos from Morocco. The one below shows me in a cave that we climbed to at about VS. We may be the first climbers to reach this cave from the ground but there were 2 steps leading out of its right side to gain easier ground and the top....
Blog Archive2015 December
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I was hugely impressed and inspired by Tony Penning. His style of delivery was excellent and I enjoyed every minute. Richard CWA candidate.