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Simply Hike blogger awards 2015 finalist
Some good news, me and my amazing girlfriend  Emma  both made it to the finals of the Simply Hike blogger awards 2015!  Having been doing my blog for a number of years I have never enter or been nominated for, a blog competition, so this is exciting for me!...
Simply Hike blogger awards 2015 finalist
Simply Hike blogger awards 2015 finalist
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Equipment for Single Pitch Award – Making the right choices
This is the second in my
series of “Making the right choices” articles on what equipment you should take
for your assessment in a range of qualifications. This segment is for the
Mountain Training Single Pitch Award (SPA). After I completed my
Mountain Lead...
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SPOT GPS: Big brother for DofE leaders
" helped initiate more than 550 rescues in 51 countries on land and at sea" Whilst GPS
messengers have been around for a while now, they have only recently (in the
last couple of years) become commercially viable for the masses. In line with
this new found ...
SPOT GPS: Big brother for DofE leaders
SPOT GPS: Big brother for DofE leaders
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Easter climbing at Windgather
My beautiful girlfriend Emma is currently making her final preparations to attend her Single Pitch Award training. So to get some leading in we headed out for a spot of camping and climbing. We decided to head to Windgather near Buxton, a nice, small, group...
Easter climbing at Windgather
Easter climbing at Windgather
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Equipment for Basic Expedition Leader and Lowland Valley Leader – Making the right choices
This is the first in a
series of articles on what equipment you should take for your assessment in a
range of qualifications. This week is Basic Expedition Leader (BEL) and Lowland
Valley Leader (LVL), and over the next week I will also be posted on both
Mo...
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Mountain Rescue vs Muppets
…of course I don’t mean the loveable Jim Henson puppets,
no I am of course referring to the oxygen bandits that frequently make Mountain
Rescue’s job much harder than it already is. Let’s face it, Mountain Rescue do
an amazing job, despite the lack of fundi...
Mountain Rescue vs Muppets
Mountain Rescue vs Muppets
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A roller coaster relationship with climbing.
Emma on Trident Arete (VD) Over the last few years I’ve really struggled with
motivation to enjoy myself in the outdoors, particularly with climbing. During
my teacher training (and even the year preceding) I had very little time to do
anything except work,...
A roller coaster relationship with climbing.
A roller coaster relationship with climbing.
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Gucci Karabiners: Black Diamond Magnetron vs Grivel TwinGate
Black Diamond Rocklock (top) Grivel TwinGate (bottom) Back in 2011 I posted about the  up and coming releases shown at OutDoor 2011. Amongst these was the Black Diamond Magentron karabiner; a locking karabiner with a magnet to keep the gate closed. Emma got...
Gucci Karabiners: Black Diamond Magnetron vs Grivel TwinGate
Gucci Karabiners: Black Diamond Magnetron vs Grivel TwinGate
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Return to duty! Birchen Edge trip Jan 2015
Emma gearing up! Well it's been a long time since I wrote anything on here, in fact May 2012 was the last time I took the time to write anything on my blog. Why the long absence? I suppose in part it was due to going into teaching, the long 60 hour weeks, e...
Return to duty! Birchen Edge trip Jan 2015
Return to duty! Birchen Edge trip Jan 2015
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Ethics on Everest (2012 edition)
Ethics on Everest (2012 edition)
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