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A little bit of love for the Peak District - Embankment Wall, Millstone Edge

It’s great to discover new places, but when you visit the same place again and again you get a real appreciation for the changes in the light, weather, and wildlife throughout the year. 346 more words


If it was easy, it wouldn't be exercise...

Today I’m in pain. That ‘good’ pain you get from working out where you kind of feel satisfied by it. You know that one? I’ve slowly grown to love it, because it means I’m getting better. 658 more words

Crushing Mindfulness

A Weekend Climbing On Ton Sai

On Sol’s first weekend in Thailand we went to Railay to go climbing. I had had a fantastic time there the weekend before and wanted to take him deep water solo climbing. 1,154 more words


Friendships Forged in Nature

Friendships forged in nature are like metals forged in flames. They have a special strength beyond the ordinary.

You don’t just share good times, you often share risk. 440 more words

The answer to life's big questions...

In September this year I was fortunate to travel around California for the best part of a month, and I was looking forward to the holiday as a period to take time out and reflect on the big questions I felt life was asking me. 743 more words


DMM's new Crag Bag - The Vector 45

I wasn’t sure what to expect from the Vector from DMM. It’s sold as a trad climbing sack, and my first thoughts before actually seeing one were, “Is this a rucksack for taking on long mountain routes, or a gear sack for getting all your stuff to the bottom of a single pitch crag?” 466 more words

Wild Walks Wales

Dirtbagging skills (... Dumpster diving!)

We are still in Bishop and still loving it here! The weather is a little cooler now…nights are sometimes below freezing. Climbing in the shade is a bit cold and you for sure need a thick jacket but in the sun it’s pretty good. 586 more words