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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