Author Archives: dillwat

Squirrel!!!!! Again….

4th August 2017 The Dewerstone FruitFlanCase – E1 5a – Lead God Dammit! Those bloody squirrels were at it again. I cleverly put all my food in an old harness bag and left it out of my rucksack. So Mr … Continue reading

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If I won the lottery…..

24th July 2017 Boswednack Cliff Rough Justice – HVS 5b – Lead I’ve spent many days hiking in to new locations in Cornwall. You never quite know what you are going to come across. Sometimes venues exceed expectations and other … Continue reading

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The Nearly man

7th July 2017 Kellan Head Zugzwang – E2 5a,5b – Alt Lead Rock-a-bye-baby – E3 6a – TR (DNF) So after a bit of a lay-off since Mallorca Joe, Dave and I returned to the Cornish Coast for a day … Continue reading

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Ian and Toms super tangly ropes (or how not to organise your safety!)

5th May 2017 Bosigran/The Great Zawn Simple Simon – HS 4b – Lead Picnic – VS 5a – Lead The Variety Show – HVS 5a – Lead A great day at Bosigran with three climbs that all delivered on the … Continue reading

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We’re going to a Bear Hug

29th April 2017 Pendower Coves Pendower Grooves – VS 4c – Lead The Cut – Severe 4a – Second Pendower Direct – HVS 5a – Lead (dnf) Time Tavern – VS 4c – Alt Lead What an amazing location! And … Continue reading

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Grease is the word

21st April 2017 Lands End The Cormorants Bill – HVS/E1 5b – Second Longships Wall – E3 6a – Second (Dogged, but only just 🙂 ) I had anticipated an inch deep pile of shite around most of Lands End. … Continue reading

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No longer a Bane

17th April 2017 Pedn-Men-An-Mere Vespula (The Wasp) – HVS 5a – Second Midnight Express – E1 5b – Lead Bermuda Wall – E3 5c – Abysmal failure Some days are seminal because they mark an occasion when you conquer a … Continue reading

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The perfect day for shorts

7th April 2017 Boscawen Point Looking Glass War – E1 5b – Second Luke Lively – VS 5a – Lead Lord Lucan – E2 6a – Second Of course when ever you approach a crag that is recognised for its … Continue reading

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“Lets start on something easy”

6th April 2017 Sennen Delilah – E2  5b – TR Dgd Africa Route – VS 5a – Lead Terrace Cracks – HVS 5a – TR Slanting Crack – HVS 5a – TR Its been a while since Chris and I … Continue reading

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I’ve gone all religous

17th Feb 2017 Vicarage Cliffs In Memorium – HS 4a – Lead Tombstone – S 4a – Second After a long layoff (since October) I finally got back to some proper climbing. The recent rain meant the Culm was the … Continue reading

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