8th February 2016
Symonds Yat & CWA training at Boulders
Towards the end of the week I went to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean for a fix of trad climbing. A good afternoon, I left weary. The weekend saw me at Boulders in Cardiff running a Climbing Wall Award training course for 6 very keen candidates. We all had fun and I think they learnt something...
3rd February 2016
Tintern Quarry, cold & loose
Tuesday, Sarah-Jane and I decided to visit Tintern Quarry in The Wye Valley for a bit of loose, cold sport climbing. We were not disappointed. Despite all this we had fun and good conversation. My photo shows SJ wrapped in a duvet contemplating the loose holds above.
31st January 2016
CWLA training for 2, great course
Saturday saw me at UCR Bristol running a Climbing Wall Lead Award training course for 2 very keen candidates. We had fun and I'm sure that both Moira and Aiden will be taking their assessment soon. My pic is from a previous CWLA at UCR.
29th January 2016
Wet & windy on Gower
Lin and I have just spent a wonderful, wet & windy 5 days on Gower. We stayed at a great B&B/pub but ate too much. Fortunately we went for long walks every day to burn off the excess calories. My pic shows Lin and Rocky on a hill somewhere in South Wales where it was quite windy.
21st January 2016
2 great sessions at The Warehouse
I held 2 great sessions at The Warehouse mid-week. The first was staff training looking at 'what to look for when floor walking'. A tricky subject that the staff found very helpful. In the evening I ran a masterclass in lead belaying for customers. This also went well and Jeremy has already...
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