Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Switzerland Road Trip 2015

Back in September we enjoyed our first family holiday together. It turned out to be an epic adventure for all of us. I could say more but hey, lets move on... I was psyched for this trip as I had been putting in some effort to regain fitness and build a good foundation level back into my climbing. This trip would be the ideal opportunity to see how I was climbing on rock and

Saturday, 25 July 2015

First steps

Redpointing a 7b in Dinbren, Clwyd, North Wales
I want to write about training for climbing so lets start at the beginning. I began climbing by seconding traditional routes. Lots of tears in those early days seconding scary E6's and E7's. Training wasn't something I really did outside of running. Having come into climbing with a background of competitive athletics I was accustomed to training routines and cycles

Monday, 13 July 2015

The Kingdom

The Black Valley picnic spot
While staying down in Cork for a while earlier in May we took a family day out to explore the bouldering in Kerry. I was blown away by the quality of the rock and the beauty of the landscape.

Saturday, 11 July 2015

My first blog

Welcome to my blog!
This is my first attempt at trying to keep a blog or journal. I hope you enjoy it. I'm looking forward to seeing how it turns out to be honest. At this stage I think I'd like to try and focus the majority of my posts on my climbing and any climbing related thoughts that I may have (which could be a lot if I can set aside the time to write them all down!). Basically I'd like to invite you on a journey of ME :p