29th February 2012
Met up with my old friend John Harwood on Tuesday at Wintours Leap. We hadn't climbed together for years but there was still a feeling of the good old days. The rock was a bit wet low down but we climbed a few routes over on the Yesterdays Dreams area. He brought his dog 'Louis' along, a 3 year...
27th February 2012
Much to blog. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at the Leadership Trust. It was a fun few days with good delegates. Thursday at Wintours Leap with 4 routes climbed. 1 x VS, 2 x E2 and the mighty Acid Test E3. Saturday I ran a Climbing Wall Award (CWA) assessment for Bristol UCR. 4 were deferred and...
19th February 2012
On Friday I ran a Climbing Wall Lead award training course (CWLA) at the Reading Wall for Plas Y Brenin. All 3 candidates did well. My congratulations to Grahame, Will and Rob they knew their stuff. The piccy shows Rob and Will demonstrating awkward clips in the boulder room. Reading Wall has...
18th February 2012
Wednesday and Thursday I ran a Climbing Wall Award (CWA) training course at the Reading Wall for Plas Y Brenin. All the candidates were keen and did well, they will make excellent instructors. The picture shows them enjoying a warm game. The staff were brilliant and the coffee was great. I...
14th February 2012
A great weekend at the AMI meet. On Saturday I attended a 'coaching movement' workshop and the AGM. On Sunday I went to the MLTB provider workshop. Both workshops were interesting and worthwhile. I also picked up 3 days work from PYB running a Climbing Wall Award training course and a Climbing...
5th February 2012
A nice weekend at The Warehouse running a Climbing Wall Award (CWA) training course with Adam and Dymph, they both did well. The brick climbing wall is at Dean Close in Cheltenham but unfortuntely the public are not allowed to use it. The other pic shows Dymph giving Adam a helping hand during...
1st February 2012
A busy few days. Sunday 29th Jan, flew down to Portland with Tim and despite cold fingers managed to get 5 climbs done at Blacknor South. 2 of them were 6b+ which was quite respectable considering I couldn't feel my finger tips. Monday I was back in Swansea at Llandarcy sport academy to run...
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