December 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Video - Derek & Rick on North East spur of Y Garn , 30th Dec 2010

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…

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Added by Rick Riding on December 31, 2010 at 0:30 — 3 Comments

Some inspiring videos for aspiring mountaineers.

Check out the Steve House footage. I think even I would want two hands on the rope from my belayer on this ground! Just shows what kind of footage you can get filming yourselves though...must try harder!

 

http://www.andy-kirkpatrick.com/blog/view/cayesh_the_calling

 

and here is my latest effort. Not quite in the same league! ( video of Mark " House" Davies)

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Added by Rick Riding on December 28, 2010 at 2:00 — No Comments

Cautley Spout

Just been looking at Cautley spout on UK Climbing. Its a 250m grade 3 and apparently in fantastic condition at the moment. Well worth looking at:



http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=162193



http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=161363



Worth noting its probably even better than when these pictures were… Continue

Added by Will Hardman on December 22, 2010 at 12:24 — No Comments

How to videos - some good stuff here!

Hi

Stumbled across this guy on youtube. He does some great videos showing basic climbing set ups and answering questions. Well worth a look even for those with a lot of experience, some good tips !

 

http://www.youtube.com/user/mikebarter387#p/a/8D9710F1DA39CFE5/0/3VXfrIAgpG0

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Added by Rick Riding on December 20, 2010 at 3:00 — No Comments

Link to article with Info on Kalymnos

Some info on Kalymnos for those considering Daves trip.

http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=3150

Added by Rick Riding on December 11, 2010 at 11:37 — 1 Comment

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Saturday night a post came through via Whatsapp about a Mob MTB ride on following morning buthe forecast was for a winter front to push through turning to rain later did nothing not the most inspiring. Awoke 6.30 and peered out of the window expecting the worst but it wasn't that bad so by 7am l was up and breakfasting but still unsure whether to join the boys. Having Ridden up past Tottington to Holcombe for 9am there was no sign of anyone so a quick check of the phone…

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Posted by Derek Kenyon on January 24, 2018 at 17:16 — 1 Comment

6 Men and a Bothy

The day and date Friday 19th January 2018.

Destination Greg's Hut on the side of Cross Fell.

The team Mark Davies, Ian Brewster, Mike Slater, Jon Waring, John (Johan) Brandon and Dave Owen.

Myself, Ian and Dave boarded the Black Stallion and headed North. Jon, Johan ( Only called this because Jon thought it would reduce any confusion in general conversation) and Mike headed for the nearest Mini-market to buy whatever they bought and then headed North.

Snow fell as we…

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Posted by Mark Davies on January 23, 2018 at 15:55 — 4 Comments

MOB Dec meeting

This meeting was well attended as it included the annual photo competition ( separate blog to follow on the results).

Matt the treasurer reminded everyone that the subs were due early next year.  £23 which includes BMC membership and insurance.  Latest date to pay is Feb 1st.  Please be proactive with this so Matt is not chasing anyone up.  Pay at meeting or into MOB account.  Let Mat know if you pay this way.

E- Mike is organising the MOB Xmas meal which this year is a…

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