Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fontainebleau, day 1

After six months of eager anticipation, and wondering just how well my knee which was operated on 5 months earlier would hold up, we met in the greasy “restaurant” at Glasgow airport and stuffed our faces on stereotypical Scottish “health … Continue reading

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Climbing at Traprain Law

With nerves and excitement I was looking forward to my first outdoor climb at Traprain Law climbing with Andrew and Vickie.  As we were getting nearer the butterflies in my stomach where churning with excitement. While I was sitting at the top waiting for … Continue reading

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Knoydart weekend

Last weekend 6 members headed up to the remote and beautiful Knoydart – a very hilly and inaccessible part of Scotland.  The plan was to drive to Mallaig on the Friday to catch the boat to Inverie; then walk two … Continue reading

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Trip to alien 2 – it has a cave!

Rain halted our plans to “do some trad” this weekend, so we decided to head to Alien 2 for some bouldering. It’s been a while since I was last there. This might have something to do with a local mega … Continue reading

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Why push your grade?

A friend recently commented that she thought climbers can be too obsessed with grades, pushing themselves and how this held no attraction for her. The idea of constantly trying to improve would reduce her enjoyment of climbing. There was also … Continue reading

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Evening walk – Cort-ma-law

This was the second evening walk this season – I am going to try and post one every fortnight. They are great just to get out away from the office, let your hair down, let the wind blow away any … Continue reading

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Club Video

A little video by Paul while we familiarise ourselves with the new blog. We hope to have some walk reports by Paul soon

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