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Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Walthwaite re-run

October 22nd 
Raven Crag, Walthwaite
Pressed on through some very poor weather to find Langdale in decent condition

Left to right
Route 1 S (NB)
Enterprize VS4b (AT)
Route 2 HS (AT,NB,AT)

(c) Campbell West



Enterprize
The striking sky line arete




Route 1 and Enterprize top out












Route 2
P1
Unknown climber on another day
(c) Westmoreland UKC

NB
Route 2
P2
NB in
fine position
View across to crag  from Wainright Inn

Walthwaite re-run

October 22nd 
Raven Crag, Walthwaite
Pressed on through some very poor weather to find Langdale in decent condition

Left to right
Route 1 S (NB)
Enterprize VS4b (AT)
Route 2 HS (AT,NB,AT)

(c) Campbell West



Enterprize
The striking sky line arete




Route 1 and Enterprize top out












Route 2
P1
Unknown climber on another day
(c) Westmoreland UKC

NB
Route 2
P2
NB in
fine position
View across to crag  from Wainright Inn

Ron's return

Oct 13th - 21st
Ron has a week of R and R in WWOW


Touring Teesdale


Seaside

Ron's return

Oct 13th - 21st
Ron has a week of R and R in WWOW


Touring Teesdale


Seaside

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Scouting for gear

Monday 15th October
Upper Scout Crag Langdale
Route 1 VD (PM,NB)
Route 1 VD (S) PM, NB, PM, NB)



Langdale Autumn

Fabulous

Todays crag centre right




NB on the move



AT misses out, priority parental interrupt

Scouting for gear

Monday 15th October
Upper Scout Crag Langdale
Route 1 VD (PM,NB)
Route 1 VD (S) PM, NB, PM, NB)



Langdale Autumn

Fabulous

Todays crag centre right




NB on the move



AT misses out, priority parental interrupt

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Never a dull moment

Monday 8th October
Another bright sunshiney day out west

Raven Crag, Langdale
Climbing up there with the best 
Norm and Boris accomplicing
Original Route (S) AT,PM,AT
Oak Tree Wall (S) AT Logbook here



Original Route
P1


PMcG moving up P3










Click on images for best results 

Distant view of same (NB)


Arriving at belay top of P3


Contemplating crux moves final pitch

NB view
AT and PMcG just visible middle left quarter



It's time to meet the stars of the show

Boris
and
The Langdale Pikes





Support Act

Never a dull moment

Monday 8th October
Another bright sunshiney day out west

Raven Crag, Langdale
Climbing up there with the best 
Norm and Boris accomplicing
Original Route (S) AT,PM,AT
Oak Tree Wall (S) AT Logbook here



Original Route
P1


PMcG moving up P3










Click on images for best results 

Distant view of same (NB)


Arriving at belay top of P3


Contemplating crux moves final pitch

NB view
AT and PMcG just visible middle left quarter



It's time to meet the stars of the show

Boris
and
The Langdale Pikes





Support Act

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Saturday Riggs

October 6th

Wandering walk north of Ings
Mix of metalled lanes and muddy meadows

Langdale Pikes



 5 miles, clockwise from top left

Saturday Riggs

October 6th

Wandering walk north of Ings
Mix of metalled lanes and muddy meadows

Langdale Pikes



 5 miles, clockwise from top left

Friday, 5 October 2012

Ten Years After

Oct 4th
Another one off day for good weather
Brimham abandoned to its sunny but stygian self
Rolled on to Almscliffe
PMcG first time since November 2002? Never say never again
Rough Wall alternate finish VD
Pinnacle Flake Climb S 4a
Fluted Columns S 4a
Stewpot S 4a (PMcG)
Rough Crack VD (WHAT!)


Climbers on Pinnacle Flake Climb
(c) Tom Pollock UKC



AT playing with flutes

PMcG stirring it up


AT makes the jam





Homeward sounds


With thanks to Alvin
(another jammer of some renown)