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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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The new improved moving belay….

6th April 2015 Carn Barra Weasle – VS 4c – Lead Sea Fox – HS 4b – Second Rapido – E1 5a – TR When you anchor yourself in at the top of a climb the most reassuring aspect is … Continue reading

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Crock Fest

31st October 2014 Carn Barra Edge Street – VS 4c – Lead This was a long awaited return for both Dave and Pete to the group, having spent the last weeks recouperating from ripped tendons/ligaments and a broken ankle┬árespectively. We … Continue reading

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Seal Dogging

8th February 2013 Carn Barra (Carn Barra) Super Crack – VS 4c – Lead Angel City – Severe 4b – Lead It had been a few weeks since our little band of climbers had been out on the cliffs so … Continue reading

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On a yellow rope and a prayer

22nd August 2012 Carn Barra Socket Wall – Severe 4b – Lead Crack in the Sky – E1 5b – Lead Exodus – VS 5a – Lead Carn Barra was our second choice of venue, from the ‘cant make a … Continue reading

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The sound of thunder

9th March 2012 Carn Barra Niche Wall – Hard Severe 4b – Lead The bloody BBC weather site has been shocking recently. I dont know whats going on, but they used to be pretty accurate and now they are way … Continue reading

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Two of a kind

28th October 2011 Carn Barra Weasle – VS 4c – Lead Axis – VS 5a – Lead A glorious Friday provided a perfect setting for a trip to Carn Barra. I thought I’d go for a couple of stiff VS’s … Continue reading

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Going through my red phase

4th March 2011 Carn Barra Peel Crack – V Diff – LeadIllustrated Man – E2 5C – TRDialectic – E1 5B – TR I’ve been to Carn Barra twice and both times it tipped it down with rain… so arriving … Continue reading

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