21st July 2014
Wye Valley multi-pitch sport
A great weekend teaching 2 wacky characters multi-pitch sport climbing. We went to Wintours Leap in The Wye valley both days and climbed a lot. We probably laughed a lot too. We climbed about 10 pitches in total including a E3. My photo doesn't show my clients at play but another climber nearing...
18th July 2014
Anna hot at The Yat
Friday I was with regular client Anna and we went to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean. It was very hot & humid but we still managed 4 climbs before retiring for a cool drink. Pic shows Anna at the top of a HVS looking very cool.
16th July 2014
The Russian; Solo
Yesterday I went to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean for a solo spree. After 8 climbs ranging from Hard Severe to VS I ventured onto 'The Russian'. Although just HVS 5a it is very polished, steep and high in the grade. Suprisingly I found it straightforward and my photo taken with my phone...
14th July 2014
A strange weekend, for me
Friday I took a trio of new climbers to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean. They climbed a few routes and all agreed it was a lot different to indoors. The weekend was very different as I helped out inside at Boulders in Cardiff with a variety of groups. I found it difficult at times but always...
10th July 2014
Oxford at Portland
3 days teaching sport climbing to a group of 9 students from a private school in Oxford. The weather was great, the students were fun and keen. We stayed in The Portland Bunkhouse which was very sociable and climbed at Blacknor, The Cuttings & Neddyfields. My photo shows a young Gabrial...
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