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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

The striking sky line arete

Route 1 and Enterprize top out

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

Route 2
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


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


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

PMcG moving up P3

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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

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

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)