Tag Archives: E1

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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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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Doing the Turkey (or something thereabouts)

6th August 2016 Hartland/ Blackchurch Loose Women – E1 5b – Alt Lead (dgd) Right of Spring – VS 4c – Lead Notre Dame – VS 4b – Second So here was the big day. Sacre Coeur here I come. … Continue reading

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Feet of endurance

15th July 2016 Carn Kenidjack Thane – E1 5b – Lead Gneiss Gnome – HS 4b – Second The Stormbringer – E3 5c – TR (dnf) I love Carn Kenidjack! It’s official. Probably the crag of my best leads and … Continue reading

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David Blane… ‘eat your heart out’

3rd June 2016 Screda Point Needle Direct – VS 4b – Lead Seabreeze – HS 4a – Second Tourist Trap – E1 5b – Lead (dnf) T/R Neither Nick or I have any concept of how long it actually takes … Continue reading

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To HVS or not to HVS

24th May 2016 Kellan Head (Upper Buttress) Un-Named – HVS 5a – Lead Mach 3 – HVS 5a – Lead Ink and Ointment – E1 – Second The upper buttress is a brilliant evening location. Fairly easy to walk into, … 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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The Sea is full of diamonds

31st July 2015 Chair Ladder Kittiwake – HVS 5a – Lead (dogged) Excelsior – E1 5b – Alt Lead Ok, before I get started… the most surprising part of the day was when Joe told me he had never tried … Continue reading

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