Tag Archives: E3

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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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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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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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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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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Last of the Forties

16th September 2011 Sennen Civvy Route – HS 4b – Second Gillian – E3 5c – Top Rope This was to be my last climbing session in my forties, not that the thought crossed my mind at the time. Still … Continue reading

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