Tag Archives: 5a

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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Cracking Up

7th October 2016 Sennen Dolphin Cracks – HVS 5a – Lead Commando Crack – VS 5a – Second Six Blade Knife – E2 5b – TR So my second attempt at Dolphin Cracks ended up roughly the same way as … Continue reading

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Butt Cracks and Ball Sacks

16th Sepotember 2016 Pednvounder Beach/Logan Rock Reach – E2 5c – TR Charlie’s Chank Seaward Arete – 6a- Lead(Eventually) Blondie Jams with Sepultura – HVA 5a – Second (Dgd) As well as being one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall … Continue reading

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Should have gone to Specsavers

2nd and 3rd September 2016 Swanage Boulder Ruckle Finale Groove – HVS 5a – Lead Lightning Wall – HVS 5a – Second Tatra – E1 5b – Alt Lead (Just) Swanage, one of the sunniest locations in the UK. Or … Continue reading

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Summer road fun

11th August 2016 Chair Ladder Diocese – VS 5a – Lead When you’re looking for an archetypal sea cliff then Chair Ladder seems to fit the bill, especially when thinking of multipitch routes. And so when Rory got hold of … Continue reading

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