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“Tuppence”

Back at the start of July a small team of us headed down to Anstey’s Cove for the weekend. Matt had his eye on “The Cider Soak” F8a and I was going to have a look at “Tuppence” F8B. We got down there and the conditions were far from perfect, being that we were in […]

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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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“Summer Sessions”

With Alan not working at the moment he always seems to be badgering me to go climbing during the week. So Thursday night we made a plan to climb on Friday. with both of us wanting to sport climb and the hot weather making it rather difficult to climb hard, we had to make some sacrifices. Like getting […]

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A38

You always find around this time of year it can be quite difficult to get out and do what you want to do. It’s either really hot or wet and most of the time it’s both of those things put together. With half of cheddar closed and it being a bit too warm for most local sport […]

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A Greek Salad

I always used to hear people talking about these fantastic 40m dripping tufa lines and raving about how good the climbing is, but it wasn’t until I set foot on the island that I realised they weren’t joking. This trip came about when my best man (Matt Cox) and I got together to organise my […]

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Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Here’s a little write up by Matt of the weekend just gone. As you will see from reading the post I couldn’t face writing up about it. http://cox85matt.wordpress.com/2011/07/11/unfinished-business/

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A Day that finally went to plan!

Today I headed up to Space hunter wall (Cheddar) with the intention of mainly getting Coxy up Fornicator Simulator (8a) before the summer access ban comes in on friday and to have a little play on Galacticus (8b). The day started with a romp up the hill and easy abseil down the gully. Brilliant we […]

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