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Slacklining

…and how to go about it.

I have taken up the sport of slacklining quite recently. It is the finesse of measured movements and the precision with which one has to balance on this hyper active and ever dancing piece of tape that attracted me to it. 279 more words

Climbing

Droites North Face Solo.

I must say I’m feeling pretty drained.  I’ve gained (either climbing or walking) close to 5000 vertical meters in 3 days.  Tuesday was one of my all time biggest days in the mountains in terms of the mental and physical stress.   1,081 more words

Dave Searle

Firefighters announce 4 day strike

Firefighters announce 4 day strike: http://youtu.be/UvPaOj0AE9A

In a new video Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary, explains why firefighters are outraged by the recent decision by DCLG not to offer any revised pensions deal, after numerous suggestions from the fire minister Penny Mordaunt that an improved position would be forthcoming. 45 more words

Climbing

Almscliff North Yorkshire - Happy summer memory

This weekend the clocks went back and evenings are going to be dark for months to come. As a reminder of the summer, here’s a photo I took back in June of Sam Fletcher climbing a route called Western Front at Almscliff, North Yorkshire.

Almscliff

Bouldering - how I fell for it...hard.

Hello, my name is Kristi and I’m addicted to bouldering. I don’t really know how it happened, but I do blame/thank my friend Leslie who, one day, in such an innocent manner, posted a happy little Facebook status inviting anyone who was interested out to try an “Intro to Bouldering” class at… 974 more words

BC

Tying the Knot

Check out this super rad video which chronicles this couple’s adventurous start to wedded bliss. Pingora Peak is in the southern Wind River Range, and from our side of the range, it is accessed via Big Sandy Trailhead. 28 more words

Backpacking

Mud, Mettle and Mind over Matter

I am now officially a Tough Mudder!

Yesterday we ran 12 hilly, muddy miles interspersed with 24 obstacles to cross the TM London South finish line. 906 more words

Running