Plan A- Morning at Woden, afternoon at Quayfoot with a Mandrake Mission
However the forecast spell of overnight rain turned out into something more biblical. After a coffee and buttie at the cafe wandered out to check out the conditions up and behind at
Brown Slabs a bit damp low down but fine higher up where the sun and wind were doing their bit.
CB cuts a typically colourful postion on the way to the belay on Brown Slabs Arete
All routes descent by abseil
Walk off wet and treacherous
First visit to Shepherds Crag - twenty years ago
on September 13th 1998
Introduction to lead multi-pitch climbing with NP, DP, JW, WA and Harry. Some pictures from that day.
NP motivating a nervous AT
Pretty wet that day as well
Worked our way up the grades....
CB disappeared for ten minutes up under Little C and came back with this - apparently there are rich pickings to be had up there.....