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Tag Archives: Bristol

South West squad day

For the last I don’t know how many years I have worked very closely with young climbers aspiring to be the best.  Whether that is to do well in the Regional rounds of the BMC YCS, or to get through to National Finals, or better still to stand on top of the podium at the […]

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Spring has finally Sprung

Now that Spring is here and the weather is finally picking up, a few of us decided to take advantage of the sunshine and headed down South to Hartland Quay to see what it had to offer. As Hartland is a tidal venue  you ideally want an afternoon low tide, a bit of wind and some […]

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The Bristol Send Train

Bristol has always been the home to a strong group of climbers. With the likes of Chris Savage, Hazel Findlay both pushing the boundaries in both Sport and Trad. As time goes on and the young get strong It’s time to make way for the new generation. The likes of Cailean Harker who has recently […]

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Tombstone 7c FA

It’s only been a few days since getting back from our trip to Switzerland. I haven’t had the time to contemplate writing a blog post or going through photos/videos from the trip and now I have more to write about. A few weeks back a friend Alex mentioned to me that there was an unclimbed project in Cheddar that he […]

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Blocfest 17.02.13

Blocfest 17.02.13

TCA Played host to the much talked about event “Blocfest” last weekend. It was an outstanding comp with a great atmosphere. You can find out more about the event and view some of the amazing photo’s taken by Bristol’s Adam Gasson in my recent blog post 

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Blocfest @ TCA

There has been a lot of hype about the Blocfest series and now I know the reason why. TCA Bristol hosted the 4th round of the series last Sunday and I think I can speak for everyone that attended that it was an awesome event. The Blocfest team have got it down to a tee, […]

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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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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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“Shoot” timer-remote/ Roast dinner time lapse

I just got my “Shoot” timer-remote today. This is a cable remote that you can set to control your camera to take picture every second for 10 minutes, for example. As it was a cloudy dark night I decided to shoot my first time-lapse of cooking my roast dinner. As you can see It came […]

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Taming the Lion “E6 6c”

Taming the Lion “E6 6c”

With the south side of Cheddar still closed and having done most of the sport routes that I want to do on the north side I felt it was time for a little change. I have always vowed never to do trad in Cheddar just because I know how many holds come off on any […]

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