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Mountain Magic

Three steps. That was it.

Three steps before I cave in, bent double with my hands on my knees and lungs scraping the air for oxygen that simply wasn’t there. 1,921 more words


1st time: Outdoor rock climbing!

On the 1st of July 2017, I took my first beginners class in indoor bouldering. Since then, the obsession with this sport, has grown into something of a healthy habit that sees me at my local bouldering gym (Bloc 11) at least four times a week. 568 more words

In & Around Cape Town

Day 17, Hand(stands) for Quinn

Risk is part of climbing. Pushing ones limits in climbing can come with increasing risks. These risks can kill or seriously maim a person, yet it doesn’t stop someone from setting ambitious goals. 169 more words


Winter Climbing In The White Mountains, Redux

This past weekend, I traveled to New Hampshire’s White Mountains for a little guided winter climbing. (This excursion took place almost exactly a year after my trip last year–which had featured… 503 more words


Crazy Climb Again!

At the end of the summer term, I took my Brownies to Crazy Climb.  We had a few spare places so we offered them out to the other unit Рand this term they returned the favour. 17 more words


Hiking up to Machu Picchu

This was the one thing I was dreading on the trip. The possibility I would have to hike up to Machu Picchu again. I remember just how long it took me and how difficult it was four years ago. 1,073 more words


Shooting in the dark - First climb in New Zealand!

I felt like I was shooting in the dark! This was the first climb in New Zealand for me and Liane and I felt a bit out of touch. 418 more words