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Tis the season for the Grit

Tis the season for the grit! After what seemed like a very long November, I finally got my first full weekend off in over a month. The plan was for a team to head to Northumberland for a long weekend. By the time it had come round, it turned out to just be myself and […]

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Bristol Climbing SCENE! Christmas Party

A good friend of mine, Steve has come up with the idea of organising a get together for all  Bristol based Climbers – young, old, static, dynamic, new to the scene and hardcore vets  and even those who have hung up the boots. “I feel we need a party to bring us all together. A […]

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Gorge du Tarn

Summer (if that’s what you’d call it). Come the end of August, Heath and I got so fed up of the lousy weather we headed to France in search of some sun, vitamin D and dry rock. After hearing that the Gorge du Tarn had undergone a major re-equipping project and a new guide-book that had […]

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General Blog Slackness part 2

So once again I’ve struggled to keep my blog up to date. This time I’m only going to accept part responsibility. I blame the majority of it on the UK’s sopping wet climate. As most of you that live in the UK will know, it hasn’t really stopped raining since the good spell we had […]

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Rodella 2005

Here’s a slide show of a two week trip to Rodella back in 2005. Photo’s and slide show by Pat Nolan Have a good weekend!

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Image of the day

In November last year Matt and I both finally succeeded on Smashing of Amps.  This route stood out for me last year, as it’s a F7c+ slab and as you can imagine it was pretty hard to get it in condition. Fortunately November brought a day of cold, crisp conditions and as you can see there wasn’t a […]

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Image of the day

This one also goes back to 2005. This is a shot from the opening ceremony for the UIAA World Youth Championships held in Bejing, China. There were two of these dragon characters each with two men inside. It was amazing to see, some of the tricks they did without really seeing what they were doing were unbelievable.   […]

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Image of the day

This one goes back a few years to 2005. I was competing at an EYC (European youth cup) in Slovenia. Being young, stupid and wanting to climb anything Tyler Landman decides to start warming up on a wall outside of our accommodation. Normally someone climbing a wall wouldn’t really be that exciting but I just love […]

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Image of the Day

I’m not so good at keeping my blog up to date. I guess, I don’t have the time to write about what I’m doing all of the time. And plus, your probably just get bored anyway. So I’ve stolen a little idea from a good friend of mine.   Il try to post a photo every now […]

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General blog slackness

Il be honest, I’ve been pretty slack on the blog case recently. So this one is going to be a bit of a general round up of the last few months. As per usual Jan and Feb were pretty quiet on the “cragging” front. Apart from a couple of excursions to probably one of the […]

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