2016 has been a mammoth year for me, a new business has taken a huge portion of my time and a lot of my usual staple activities have gone by the way side. 2017 however has started well however, the gang are back climbing once a week albeit at Staveley’s healthy living centre. It’s not… Read more »
Ginette had been asking to go on a walk and Guy asked if there was anywhere I could suggest, (and to come along with to with Emma, who was on her first Cogs and Crags venture), my suggestion was Chrome Hill and Pakhouse Hill. I’d been wanting to walk Chrome Hill for quite a few… Read more »
The plan was to meet up at mine for 9.15 but at 9.50 I gave Guy a call who still hadn’t got back, only to surprise him a time had been set, anyway the amended plan was we would set off and himself, Ginette and the kids would meet us at Yarncliffe, unfortunately they never arrived… Read more »
Being the only female and the shortest in the group, I find my climbing technique has to often differ from the men. I have neither the strength or the height advantages which the the others benefit from nor am I as flexible as Chris who being the smallest of the men can stretch his legs… Read more »
After waking up to rain, we weren’t sure if we were going to be able to climb outdoors so after filling our bellies with a fantastic English breakfast it was nice to find the rain easing off and the rock drying out. Armed with our climbing gear, some of our children and the enthusiasm to… Read more »
We are currently climbing at Lawrence Field just outside of Hathersage in the Peak District. Chris had lead and Graeme is seconding. We will post more when we are finished.