Climbing at Millstone- Covent Garden

IT’S HEATHER SEASON ❤ so lets appreciate the beautiful purple carpet that is slowly covering big parts of Peak District national park.

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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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Escaping the rain – Climbing at Aldery Cliff

Aldery Cliff is a slabby piece of rock with routes averaging from VD to E3, with some nice VS and HVS in between. The crag itself is not that big, with only 63 routes. At this time of the year, it is also very green so be careful not to catch a stinging nettle while […]

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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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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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