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Sunday, 31 March 2013

Home on the Grange

March 30th
Easter Saturday
Grange to Keswick - 10km

The snowy twin peaks of Blancathra  lit up by the cold spring sun


Monday, 25 March 2013

What's Going On?

March 23rd
Several inches of snow overnight
Drifting up to 40cm in the yard
Back to keeping the birds fed.....
Contrast with last years end March weather here

What's Going On?

March 23rd
Several inches of snow overnight
Drifting up to 40cm in the yard
Back to keeping the birds fed.....
Contrast with last years end March weather here

Monday, 18 March 2013

Winterlude

18th March
Day out to Windermere and Ambleside
Winter is not giving up, 0-2 deg C



Winterlude

18th March
Day out to Windermere and Ambleside
Winter is not giving up, 0-2 deg C



Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Steal Softly Thru Snow

The Magic Band
Cluny, Newcastle
March 11th


Drove through blizzard to make this gig







LR
Eric Clerks, Rockette Morton, Drumbo, Feelers Rebo
Photo (c) John Maclaughlin  

Short clip ->   Steal Softly Thru Snow

Steal Softly Thru Snow

The Magic Band
Cluny, Newcastle
March 11th


Drove through blizzard to make this gig







LR
Eric Clerks, Rockette Morton, Drumbo, Feelers Rebo
Photo (c) John Maclaughlin  

Short clip ->   Steal Softly Thru Snow

Wall-H

Thursday 7th March

Getting into shape


Wall-H

Thursday 7th March

Getting into shape


Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Petzl Logic

5th March
Visit to Windmore End
Roped solo using ascender - Petzl Mini Traxion.
One route done
Epitaph VS4c 10m





Route just right of tree and lower central crack

Through small overlap below top-out

Looked at two or three more possibles
but......








headed home







One frightening finish was enough...!

Petzl Logic

5th March
Visit to Windmore End
Roped solo using ascender - Petzl Mini Traxion.
One route done
Epitaph VS4c 10m





Route just right of tree and lower central crack

Through small overlap below top-out

Looked at two or three more possibles
but......








headed home







One frightening finish was enough...!

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Spring Nirvana

March 1st
Raven Crag Langdale
Original Route
Dull east sunny out west as per forecast

First day of Spring special.
NB high on P2

 Finding some moves from somewhere

Langdale
Stupenderous



Ropes make debut

Raven Crag - left of deep shady gully right of centre
New feature!
Classic Rockiness 


Spring Nirvana

March 1st
Raven Crag Langdale
Original Route
Dull east sunny out west as per forecast

First day of Spring special.
NB high on P2

 Finding some moves from somewhere

Langdale
Stupenderous



Ropes make debut

Raven Crag - left of deep shady gully right of centre
New feature!
Classic Rockiness