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Some HVS fun.

We weren’t even planning on climbing on Sunday (having spent most of Saturday in the quarry), but it happened that the weather was still nice, so we went to see what’s going on. 104 more words


No room for mistakes

… when you want to lead GARGOYLE GROOVE DIRECT (*** 16m E1 5b). Some say the Direct finish is better and actual easier than the classic (HVS) right hand side mantle. 230 more words


Review ~ Wanderlust, Dalkey

Once upon a time we lived in Dalkey and Nosh was one of our favourite spots. Shortly after we moved away from Dalkey, it closed. Since then it’s been empty a while, there was a brief interlude when it was… 600 more words

Enjoy ~ Restaurant Reviews & Travel

More Dalkey

Weather forecast for today didn’t look particularly good. Max of 10C, no rain, moderate west breeze. Since the quarry is so close to where we live, it’s no brainer for us to go and have a look – worst case scenario – we’ll just pack up and go to… 433 more words


That's a bit Irish...

After spending a little less than a week in Ireland, seeing friends for St Patrick’s Day and staying with family for birthday celebrations, there were a few things I picked up on which struck me during my time on the Emerald Island. 392 more words


Good Firday Dalkey Quarry season opening

Kind of… (since Monika and the girls opened the season on Paddy’s Day), however for me that was the first time this year.

It was only us and Magda with  her baby. 157 more words


Let the Wolf Live Undersea

1. 30,000 feet above the Brecon Beacons. Flight to Dublin.

Hard not to imagine – as I always imagine, as one is virtually obliged to imagine – the splinter of bones if I fell from this great height. 729 more words