Tag Archives: HS

I’ve gone all religous

17th Feb 2017 Vicarage Cliffs In Memorium – HS 4a – Lead Tombstone – S 4a – Second After a long layoff (since October) I finally got back to some proper climbing. The recent rain meant the Culm was the … 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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This plan sucks!

8th July 2016 Lands End / Dingo Area Blue – HS 4b – Lead (just…) The header just about summed up my feelings as I started on the opening moves of Blue for the umpteenth time (8 or 9 attempts at least). … 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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Who yanked our chain

27th June 2015 Cheesewring Quarry Figuzzi – HS 4b – Alt Lead Sunset Arete – VS 4c – Lead Simanon Direct – HVS 4c – Lead Cheesewring quarry has not been the site of many classic days for me. In … 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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Little guns….. “Meet the Beak”

21st March 2015 Porth Loe Buttress The Beak – E1 5b – Lead (dnf) Times Remembered – HS 4b – Lead This was well and truly the first proper day of spring. Equinox, Eclipse, New Moon. And mega sunshine. The … Continue reading

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Feb! Really?

6th February 2015 Black Carn North Gelert – HS 4b – Lead Pudsey – VS 4c – Second Wasp Pant Terror – HVS 4c – Lead Cro Magnon Man – E2 5b/5c – TR Dogged With the cold snap continuing we … Continue reading

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Tolkeins World

25th April 2014 The Dewerstone Central Groove – HS 4b – Alt lead Silken Thread/Imperialist – HSV 5a – Lead The Dewerstone is a long haul from Newquay but its worth it and on a day of repeats like these your … Continue reading

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Going it alone

28th November 2013 Sennen No Number – VS 5a – Lead Monday Face – VS 4c – Second Overmarked – HS 4a – Lead Sinners Route – Diff – Solo Juniors Route – Diff – Solo Seniors Route – Diff … Continue reading

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