Tag Archives: Severe

We’re going to a Bear Hug

29th April 2017 Pendower Coves Pendower Grooves – VS 4c – Lead The Cut – Severe 4a – Second Pendower Direct – HVS 5a – Lead (dnf) Time Tavern – VS 4c – Alt Lead What an amazing location! And … Continue reading

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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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Put your left foot in…left foot out ….

23rd September 2016 Haytor/Low Man Levitation – VS4c – Lead Honeymoon Corner- Severe 4a – Second I think that the routes on Haytor in general are very different to those we normally climb in Cornwall. At first its easy to … Continue reading

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On Belay! Just don’t fall off…..

17th April 2016 Kellan Head Hidden Amphitheatre Gambit – Severe 4a – Alt lead Its a shout that doesnt instil massive confidence. Mind you I should have realised this was no normal belay stance Dave was on when a football … Continue reading

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Jet Wash

3rd July 2015 Penberth Cove Nicks Niche – Severe – 4a Second Horney – VS 4c – Second Penberth was of course the original venue at which Iwas introduced to climbing by Bart. It therefore holds very fond memories for … Continue reading

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Everyone needs a boost

28th November 2014 Sennen Corner Crack – Severe  4b – Second Monday Face – VS 4c – Lead It was a bit of a disappointment really.  The forecast had been suggesting all week that Friday would be dry and sunny, … Continue reading

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Vegetables are good for you. Sometimes…

2nd May 2014 Pen Olver – The Lizeard Lying Eyes – Severe 4a – Lead The Womb Tomb – Severe 4a – Second The Giant Carrot – E1 5b – Lead Sesame Street – V Diff (Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha………!! ) – Second … Continue reading

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Stone’d

4th April 2014 Boscawen / Union Star Cove Luke Skywalker – Severe 4a – Lead Stone – VS 4c – Lead The theory was that being early in the year we wouldnt get ourselves completely skagged trying to get into … Continue reading

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Dave does descending

17th January 2014 Trewarvas – West Crag Mouseproof – S 4a – Lead A late start meant that Pete and I only had time for one route and Mouseproof proved to be a worthwhile undertaking. For a Severe it is … Continue reading

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25%

17th October 2014 Low Man/HayTor Raven Gulley – Severe 4a – Alt Lead Outward Bound – HVS 4C – Lead (P1 Only) We left Newquay with great ambition for the day ahead. Chris and I had targeted a series of … Continue reading

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