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UKC:3 Films on classicTrad Cimbs in Lakeland made last year

That's it actually .The 3 films are being featured on the site in the coming week.Just thought I'd give advance notice to folks who don't have the UKC habit

Added by Brian Knowles on December 6, 2011 at 10:35 — 1 Comment

Back in the frame.So if anyone

After 18 months injuries ,i'm pretty much whole ,bar a touch of golfer's elbow.Why i don't know .I don't have golfing money.So if anyone is arranging any climbing or looking for someone to climb with morning ,day or evening ,I'm back in the running.But with no intention of pushing the boundaries;S,VS and low grade  HVSs .

Best to you all during the summer season that's upon us,

            bk

Added by Brian Knowles on July 28, 2011 at 20:38 — No Comments

The weather

Perfect weekend to get in some deep water soloing at a local crag

Added by Brian Knowles on July 17, 2011 at 20:30 — No Comments

Sunday at Hobson

Good day all round in blazing heat in the afternoon mitigated by a pleasant breeze .Should imagine Jordan JG woke up a bit sore but happy.

Five went to Hobson- Gary and Barry,Mark R ,Jordan JG and self.In all I think between us 7 climbs were done 2 v diffs,an HS ,3 VSs and an HVS 5a.Mark had his eyes on the last one from our arrival.Correct me if I'm wrong but the climbs were Amphitheatre ,Pocket Wall,the Harp,Foghorn Groove,Crew's route and the Western Grit top 50  "Parkers…

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Added by Brian Knowles on June 27, 2011 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Lift to Pembroke

Has anyone a spare seat to St.David's.Not a problem if not.Am making fallback plan to make it down and back by train.But need to arrange booking at  the camp site and cheap train fares by Tues.Cheers

Added by Brian Knowles on May 22, 2011 at 21:07 — 4 Comments

A favourite of mine

 

   www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en-gb/shop/climb/big-wall/rope-bucket

I was looking for a rope bucket when I happened upon a video of Adam Ondra climbing Chaxi Raxi in Spain on this site.

Added by Brian Knowles on May 19, 2011 at 19:53 — No Comments

Weather Prediction from Thurday

Unless someone is having a joke ,the weather is apparently set fair from Thursday onwards ,maybe even Wednesday pm..Then, forecast for the following 2 weeks  are average temperatures of 29 degrees ! The weather is heading from Europe this weekend

Added by Brian Knowles on May 16, 2011 at 23:08 — No Comments

127 Hours -The Movie

        I have just noticed ,for anyone who may be interested,that Film 4 are showing a short "127 hours" special(before the Godfather Trilogy-a homage to Derek)I think it starts at either 8.30 or 8.50pm depending on which TV guide you're looking at.

Added by Brian Knowles on January 1, 2011 at 14:46 — 2 Comments

Off belay(in the spirit of the UKC forum)

There seems to be such an uncanny resemblance amongst club members(evidenced by the photos we all choose to display on "my page") .Has anyone else noticed this extraordinary fact and come up with a possible expanation ?

Cheers

Added by Brian Knowles on October 4, 2010 at 18:13 — No Comments

Barbeque at Wimberry Crags

ChewValley Cragsmen are having their annual barbeque at Wimberry Crag off the the A635 in the Saddleworth area tomorrow night.Folks are asked to bring their own light refreshment() and some food.There will also be climbing .They celebrate on the Tues closest to the solstice every year

Added by Brian Knowles on June 21, 2010 at 14:26 — No Comments

Rick on Sling Tests

Sorry I haven't worked out how to add a comment to your blog ,Rick.Just to let folks who picked up on your blog a discussion about the video is still running on UKC's Forum Latest .Think the heading is'How to break nylon and Dyneema slings' and was posted last Saturday.

Added by Brian Knowles on June 19, 2010 at 14:25 — No Comments

Troy Quarry-July15

Thanks to everyone who made it an enjoyable day especially the guys who led and put up the lines a
nd thanks for the guidance

Added by Brian Knowles on July 16, 2009 at 12:02 — No Comments

Jack Scout Quarry,Silverdale

I have been told that WE ARE having a long weekend at Silverdale next weekend(10/13).Does anyone know this quarry and whether there is any interesting cliimbing there.I can't visit any other quarries locally because we don't have a car
Thanks ,
Brian Knowles

Added by Brian Knowles on July 1, 2009 at 21:12 — 2 Comments

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