29th July 2015
Ben & James, 2 days sport climbing
Ben & James wanted 2 days sport climbing in The Wye Valley to brush up their outdoor skills. We went to Woodcroft Quarry at Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley on the first day and climbed 7 routes. Ben & James were already climbing well and couldn't get enough. We chose Tintern Quarry in The Wye...
26th July 2015
Symonds Yat wet, Wintours Leap dry
2 days and the weather couldn't be more different. Friday I was working for The Leadership Trust at Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean and it rained all day. I always enjoy working for The Trust but we all got a bit soggy. Saturday, warm & sunny and I took Anne-Marie and her partner Niall to...
22nd July 2015
Wintours Leap, great crag
A great start to the week. Monday I was with regular client Anna and her friend Bill. We went to Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley and despite the rain managed 1 x F6a & 1 x MXS F6a. They climbed well, my first pic shows Anna on the MXS F6a, 'Delicious'.
Tuesday was a similar. This time I was...
19th July 2015
3 nice days with nice people
Friday evening I went to The Warehouse climbing centre to help scout leader Andy get his scouts climbing. With Andys help they all had plenty of climbing. They were a keen & friendly bunch. Saturday was very different. Client Neil wanted to get his trad climbing back on track. I took him to...
17th July 2015
A day of everything
Mid-week, client Simon Major wanted a day out that covered, Single Pitch Award (SPA) set-ups, belay building, trad climbing, sport climbing & scrambling. I chose Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley to cover all of Simons needs and we had a lot of fun. Later that evening I received this from Simon:...
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