15th September 2014
Learn to lead trad.
The weekend was very different from the week. I had 3 Rock & Sun clients for a learn to lead trad course & we spent 2 days at Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley. They did well & we spent a lot of time learning belay set-ups and gear placement but all 3 thought they could now go off on their own and...
13th September 2014
Trust & High Ropes
A very relaxing week working for The Leadership Trust Tues, Wed & Fri. Great to catch up with the other instructors and excellent, 'up for it' delegates. Thursday a large group of us helped Mike Downey run a high ropes session for a school group from London. A nice bunch of kids and very...
8th September 2014
Kate outside for the first time
Saturday I had a very nice lady for her first ever outdoor climb. I decided on Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley so I could take Kate on a multi-pitch climb and a few sport climbs. The day went well and we covered a lot of ground. Photo shows Kate nearing the top of 'Right Hand Route'.
7th September 2014
Paul again at Wintours Leap
Return client Paul Thompson wanted a day out to check his gear placements and anchors. Paul chose Wintours Leap in The Wye Valley, good choice, and we had some fun. Pauls gear placements were good as was his climbing, it was good to catch up. Pic shows Paul in the corner of 'Central Rib'.
31st August 2014
I like variety
I like variety and I got it the last couple of days. Friday the weather was a bit iffy so long term client Anna & I went to The Warehouse in Gloucester for a spot of indoor action. It was fun and good to catch up with The Warehouse team. I hadn't seen them much after a busy summer outside....
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