Out of Season - Climbing

Climbing until your arms explode Posted by Len at 21 Jun 2006 11:44 PM
Another evening at The Castle and since none of my regular climbing partners were around I joined in "The Session" again. Once again my climbing this evening was pushed to new levels because the people I was climbing with decided...


That's that then, I'm packing the rock shoes and harness Posted by Len at 17 Jun 2006 12:26 AM
It seems that Bariloche is near to some rather amazing sport climbing areas (1), (2), (3)... Ok, some of them look a little advanced for me and for some of them the season doesn't start until November but there may...


Nailed it Posted by Len at 16 Jun 2006 08:17 AM
I climbed with Linda and Nick last night and Linda and I finally nailed the 4b that had been giving us trouble. Well, I nailed it cleanly and, as I pointed out to Linda in the pub after, we'll see...


Almost nailed that tricksy 4b Posted by Len at 8 Jun 2006 12:53 AM
I bought some more climbing toys during the week, a harness, belay plate and chalk bag, etc. Note to self: there's a reason why the black chalk bags are cheapest, think about the colour of the chalk and how the...


Slightly more sensible climbing Posted by Len at 4 Jun 2006 08:28 PM
I spent another couple of hours at The Castle this evening doing some much more appropriate climbing than the 5As that I was failing to climb on Friday. This time I climbed with one of the girls who'd been on...


Thought for the day Posted by Len at 2 Jun 2006 11:06 PM
Climbing shoes were probably invented simply to make ski boots appear as a comfortable alternative......


Climbing at The Castle Posted by Len at 11 May 2006 11:24 PM
Today I did day 2 of a 4 day beginners climbing course at The Castle in Stoke Newington. I couldn't make day 1 but they kindly laid on a 1hr catch up session with a one-on-one instructor at no extra...