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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Another Weekend in Wales

Besides planning to get my foot no summit of Tryfan for the first time, 2 days in Wales was enough to make memorable memories like getting lost on the way back from the climb at Dinas Cromlech, learning couple more rope skills, meeting new people and just enjoy the nature and sun supplying us with […]

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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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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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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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Road trip to Wales and climbing at Holyhead.

Trad Rock Climbing at Holyheat, Anglesea, Wales UK

With only 3 hour car journey to the North West side of Snowdonia, North Wales is the perfect place for a chilled weekend, that can be filled with climbing, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, kayaking and sightseeing the amazing coast . I am very fortunate to belong in a climbers club that owns a cosy little […]

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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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Climbing at Cademan Woods near Whitwick Leicestershire

With my second and more successful trip there we have managed about 5 problems and tried few more on a nice warm Thursday evening. Rock was so sharp that already after a few days of climbing in and outdoor my hands were just cut by small sharp edges on the rocks. The routs on site […]

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