Climbing at Smoke Bluffs- Squamish

Last weekend I was fortunate to find a climbing buddy willing to drive me and him to Squamish for my first outdoor climbing session this year and in Canada overall. The weather was inviting and I have been dying to go outdoors, especially in Squamish. My climbing partner for the day was a very experienced […]

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A Dream of White Horses

This iconic 140m, 4 pitch HVS 4c, 3-star sea cliff climb is UK classic!!! After reading a little bit more into it, and gaining some knowledge from fellow climbers that have done the route themselves, I felt my current confidence and experience was enough to have a go at part leading it safely.

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climbing at the roaches – valkyrie

Last weekend I have headed out for anther climbing venture at the Peaks, a familiar venue of The Roaches. All three of us wanted to have a go at leading, and since I wasn’t sure what to get on with, my climbing buddy has suggested giving Valkyrie a go. After the second climb, we moved down to […]

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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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Climbing Blind- be inspired by Jesse Dufton

Interesting story here. When I started climbing at my local bouldering centre called The Climbing Station in Loughborough last March, I have noticed one regular climber that would boulder with a blindfold on. He did always have his partner alongside him, and she would sometimes guide him through the routs. Now, never in milling years […]

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Climbing in Wales- Dinas Mot

Over the weekend I’ve made another last minute call to finally get some climbing done in Wales. I have been to Wales few times now. Been up on Snowdon a couple of times, but the weather was never on the bright side of things for climbing. Finally last weekend mother nature have smiled at me […]

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Climbing in Cornwall.

As I have never been to Cornwall in my 14 years of living in UK, I have spontaneously decided to come along to one of the climbing trips with my club and explore the beautiful far coast of Cornwall. 3 day trip have included visiting and climbing at Gurnard’s Head, Bosigran and Sennen, 3 incredibly […]

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Climbing at the Roaches

I have pushed for yet another trad lead climb, this time at The Roaches. The climb is called Inverted Staircase which is a Diff grade, 22m up, 2 pitch and with 3 stars against it. Great for a beginner.   What a climbing site. No wonder why many climbers I know talk about it. Such […]

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