Started Apr 7, 2012
Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Walker Jan 7, 2012.
Have a look at this link.
Posted on May 24, 2011 at 8:49 — 2 Comments
Does this picture of Dorsal arête ring any bells with any of the marks who had green ropes on that day.......
Posted on February 8, 2011 at 23:21 — 1 Comment
If point Five was just another Grade 5 gully climb, we all would have climbed it long ago.
The amount of folk law and mythology surrounding the climb builds an image in your mind which bares little relation to reality. The reason it takes so many people so long to achieve this tick has nothing to do with difficulty or conditions. Its actually in climbable condition pretty often but getting all the components to come together…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2011 at 22:00 — 4 Comments
At team of six went down to Wales today for a MOB introductory winter climbing session. Colin, Keith, Derek and Myself being the more experienced members were going to show Lee and Geoff the ropes on some easy gully climbs....a nice mountaineering day out.
Things started well. Geoff and I intended to do Tower Gully, a nice grade I/II , as a starter. I wasn't sure how much Geoff had done or how he was going to handle the conditions. Of course in the true tradition of the MOB…Continue
Posted on January 10, 2011 at 1:00 — 1 Comment
Inspired by some of the climbing videos I've been watching on tinternet, I thought I'd have a go at recording a day out myself. Its maybe not quite got the drama of leo Holding on El Cap, or the grunting of Chris Sharma, but Derek does do a little muttering to himself...and some steady climbing in adverse conditions. ( it also features some goats!)
If you watch carefully you can see Dereks , quite understandable, reaction to seeing the camera in my hand ( where the rope…Continue
Posted on December 31, 2010 at 0:30 — 3 Comments