Tag Archives: VS

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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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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Cracking Up

7th October 2016 Sennen Dolphin Cracks – HVS 5a – Lead Commando Crack – VS 5a – Second Six Blade Knife – E2 5b – TR So my second attempt at Dolphin Cracks ended up roughly the same way as … 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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Secret Spot!

23rd August 2016 Gull Rock Solid Air – VS 4b – Lead Shivering Timbers – VS 4b – Second Every surfers dream is to find a secret spot. Somewhere where you get perfect waves all to yourself while others thrash … Continue reading

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Summer road fun

11th August 2016 Chair Ladder Diocese – VS 5a – Lead When you’re looking for an archetypal sea cliff then Chair Ladder seems to fit the bill, especially when thinking of multipitch routes. And so when Rory got hold of … 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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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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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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The patience of St Piper

27th April 2016 Tater Du Willie’s Way – HVS 5a – Alt Lead Flake Wall – VS 4c – Alt Lead There are times when you wonder how your body and your mind get along. The body is willing, but … Continue reading

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