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Sunday, 30 September 2012


September 29th
Sneaked into Borrowdale with excess of moral fibre - rewarded with an improbable dry spell amidst some ominous atmospherics
Woden's Face,
Woden's Face Direct S
Wimpey Way S
Woden's Cheek HS4b

PMcG tops out

Catching the late rays
Weather window closing late afternoon on the drive out,

Cruised home with some mellow sounds

Sunday, 23 September 2012

Autumn High

Saturday September 22nd
Shepherd's Crag Borrowdale
Brown Slabs Direct VD (BP)
Little Chamonix VD (AT,BP)
Eve VS4c (BP,AT,BP)

High pressure dominating UK for one day only, fantastic conditions for a late season day out.

Feeling the high
 Climbers on Ardus

Hanging belay on Eve
Overlooking Ardus P2

Unknown climber on Eve, P2
Stepping over towards the slab

thanks to cathsullivan UKC

BP moving up P3
AT on hanging stance

Rocking the Keswick

Tuesday, 11 September 2012


En Route to Ilkeston
Stanage 9th September
Warm on routes
Wild and beastly wind ripping across the edge, Very busy with families with kids, tranquil never featured

BP contemplates next route

Unknown climber on Lancashire Wall (HVS 5a)

Cool Groove S4a (BP)
Manchester Buttress HS4b  (BP)
Cakestand S4b (AT)
Little Ernie S4a (BP)
Recess Wall HVD (AT)
Right Wall Route HVD (BP)

Saturday, 8 September 2012


Sept 5th

September 8th
Planned meet up with the Coast to Coast Team
Far Easdale above Grasmere

Walking up

Intrepid Coast to Coasters

Fantastic drive back

Monday, 3 September 2012

Summer in Swindale

September 1st 2012

Gouther Crag
A multitude had the same idea.... they were hogging all the HVS and E grades so we had to limit ourselves to:-

Truss Buttress (AT)
Sam (AT)
Kennel Wall (PMcG)
No post production in any of these pics 

Moving up on Kennel Wall P2 

Looking back from above

Ritual Rope coiling shot

Unknown climber on Hernia (E1)

Climbers on Bloodhound, Kennel Wall and the Fang

Walla wise

Saturday August 31st
A repeat of that nice walk from Ashness Bridge to Keswick over Walla Crag

Sun shone splendidly on arrival in Keswick