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Added by Rick Riding on December 11, 2009 at 21:23 — 3 Comments

Eastenders meets Corronation Street in little Chamonix

Jack of all...master of none!



Featuring Rick Riding ( as himself) and Mark Davies (as Jim Mitchell)



Winter had deserted us, but "a penciling in" in my book is a firm commitment, so snow or no snow I wasn't about to let Mark of the hook that easly. A "penciling in" for a trip to the Ben became a couple of days in the lakes and yes I did feel a bit guilty that he might miss his daughters birthday and would be away on his own birthday...but I resolved to make… Continue

Added by Rick Riding on April 18, 2009 at 23:30 — No Comments

Colin & Rick on the Ben

Ben Nevis March 21st 2009



Colin and I made the long trek up to the Ben last weekend which actualy ended up being longer than usual due to :



Blindly following the sat nav, which thought it would be funny to take us on a tour of scotlands lesser known hamlets!

Thick fog and suicidal red deer!



We did eventually arrive at the north face car park in the wee ours of the… Continue

Added by Rick Riding on March 25, 2009 at 1:00 — No Comments

What do you fancy doing ? - your choice!

What do you fancy doing ? - your choice!

The few days climbing described here were a bit of a revelation to me. In the past I’ve either been winter climbing or summer rock climbing. The bit in the middle where its too warm for one but too wet and cold for the other has been a bit of a frustration. Not any more “ mountaineering” I’m hooked!



Derek and I had planned to spend… Continue

Added by Rick Riding on February 28, 2009 at 0:30 — 2 Comments

Clogwyn Ddu Pillar Chimney IV

Getting out of a warm bed for theses early starts doesn’t get any easier, though experience tells me its always worth the effort…but that doesn’t help much at 4am!

Stuff down some breakfast and it’s off to meet up with Derek and the lads. Mark and Colin are meeting us at Derek’s and just to wind them up we're sat in the car, engine running looking at our watches as they pull up!



We go through the usual routine. Watching the thermometer in the car as we approach N. Wales, willing… Continue

Added by Rick Riding on January 26, 2009 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

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