Tag Archives: 5c

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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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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Success seems largely a matter of hanging on when others have let go

26th August 2016 Cheesewring Quarry Daisys Flapjack – 6a+ – Dgd (Just) Trouble with Lichen – E3 6a – Dgd Double Agent – 7a+ – DNF Debutante – E3 6a – DNF Half Route Half Boulder Problem – E3 5c … Continue reading

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My (not so dead) dead chicken has better feet than you do!

19th July 2016 Pentire Point Black Zawn Nipped in the Buddha – VS 4c – Second Little Black Dress – EC 5B – TR Brother Chris – E3 5c – TR (dgd) Dave had been wittering on about NITB for … Continue reading

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Exploding Antipodian

27th May 2016 Coastguard Cliffs – The Lizard Aboriginal Sin – E3 – Second Casablanca – E2 – Alt Lead Rendezous Manque – V Diff – Lead Sometimes you have a vision of how a climb will be. I imagine … Continue reading

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Climb Hard with a vengence

19th March 2016 Pelitras Point Lardus – E2 5c – TR Red Snapper – E2 5c – TR Now I will readily admit I dont often Top Rope, but there are some days when it is by far the best … Continue reading

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Crispy

2nd October 2015 Zawn Kellys American Dream – E1 5b – Lead Carn Les Boel  Camelot – E3 5c – TR Sometimes you get the bit between your teeth. This year has not been my most outstanding in climbing terms. … Continue reading

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Old Favorites

19th September 2015 Carn Barra Super Crack – VS 4c – Alt Lead Axis – VS 5a – Lead Fourteen Fathoms – E2 5c – Second I’ve been to Porthgwarra loads of times but never considered parking up nearer the … Continue reading

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How wide is your gatehole?

17th April 2015 Bosigran Ridge Area Waltzing Matilda – HVS 5b – Alt Lead (Dogged) Mandalay – HVS 5a – Second Anzac Day – E1 5b – Lead Imphal – E2 5c – Second (Dogged) … is not a question you … Continue reading

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Com’on Joe, stop arsing about!

13th March 2015 Pedn-Men-An-Mere Pink Sea Slab – V Diff – Lead Devils Meridian – E2 5c – TR Dogged Bermuda Wall – E3 5c – TR One of the things I always like to believe is that I am … Continue reading

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