Climbing at Horseshoe Quarry

Into the Labyrinth was my second lead of the day. Well, originally when my partner thought this was a good climb for me to try out, with a bit of a tricky start, he thought this was a one star 5a or a 5+. When I went to add this into my UKC Logbook, Rockfax has re-graded it as a one star 6a since the route was retro-bolted 😀

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Climbing and Walking at Matlock

I have been to Matlock Wildcat crag a couple of times before, but this time I managed to get in a lead on the Cat Walk HS 4a before the rain started to come on and off. Very nice route with loads of safety gear placements and just amazing views all over. A bit greasy […]

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Climbing at the Roaches- Hen Cloud

Hen Cloud Central Climb Direct

So another sunny weekend and anther climbing venture. This time my buddies suggested Hen Cloud crag, and since I’ve been to The Roaches before I knew this will be a good venue. With sunny weather forecast, I made sure to have plenty of sunscreen re-applications to avoid another sunburn. We have planned for arrival at […]

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Climbing at Harborough Rocks Derbyshire

Harborough Rocks Derbyshire

Most of us climbers are very keen on climbing ASAP but we still have to stay cautious and alert due to Covid-19. Of course, there is already a number of us out there climb/ boulder, keeping to the social distancing measures of course. This time we have visited Harborough Rocks which consists of some small trad climbing routes and some exciting bouldering/ free climbing problems. Very good for beginners…

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Growing trad climbing gear rack as a beginner

Trad climbing gear setup for a beginner

With these new additions to my rack I can now most likely be fine on single pitch short climbs, and on any  multi pitch routs, I can always borrow a set of nuts, cams and quickdraws from fellow climbers.

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What to do if I can’t run?

Beacon Hill Topscope Longbridge Walk

I have been doing around the time it started, he have unofficially diagnose me with tibia stress fracture.
All the joys, no more running for 6 weeks, just loads ice and chill for my leg 😦
So what do I do if I can’t put much pressure or consistent impact on my left tibia …

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First Parkrun and trip to Haddon Hall

Over past year quiet few people I know have expressed how much they enjoy Parkruns which happens all around the country in different location every Saturday at 9:00am. Since I’m really not a runner I didn’t think this will be something that will suit me but I have decided to give them a go anyways […]

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Autumn Wolf Run 2019

So I have been training for months, running at least once a week, getting ready for this years Autumn 10k wolf run with some of my Bowline Climbing Club buddies. I’m personally not a runner so I find the whole training thing very painful, but months of consistent running at least once a week definitely […]

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