24th November 2014
The Trust, CWA & Bike Show
A fun and interesting week working for The leadership Trust. As always great delegates and as nearly always, we went to Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean. The instructors finished the week off with a night out in Ross. Curry & chips and a couple of beers. See you all next year. The weekend was a...
17th November 2014
SPA assessment, complete success
A good weekend running a Single Pitch Award assessment for 4 excellent candidates. We went to Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley Saturday & The Warehouse in Gloucester and Symonds Yat in The Forest of Dean on Sunday. All 4 safely through, good candidates and a great weekends learning.
14th November 2014
Two weeks new routing in Morocco.
Just back from Morocco with old friends Rob Barr & Tim Forsythe. We had 13 days this time, our third trip, and managed 20 new trad climbs. We stayed at The Kasbah most of the time but also stayed in Tafraoute for a few nights.
Frog Paradise Walls
We climbed in several new places but our...
31st October 2014
Anna, Apex & Wintours
A good week,starting with Anna at The Warehouse climbing well and practicing for her Climbing Wall Award (CWA) assessment. I followed this up mid-week with a pleasant visit to Matts shop 'Apex Outdoor' when I donated a very old (approx 45 years) climbing rope. I finished the week with a trip to...
27th October 2014
SPA refresh & assess
Thursday I had a chap called Bill from Cardiff that wanted a refresh on his Single Pitch Award (SPA). He has booked to do his assessment with me in November. We covered a lot of ground and hopefully Bill is feeling more confident now. The weekend was a bit harder running a SPA assessment for UCR...
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