Spring and Early Summer Climbing

Things are starting to return to normal. April, May and this month has seen me climbing at local Edinburgh venues, and also run a scrambling course. I’ve also been catching up with my CPD and refreshing my first-aid.   Blackford Quarry Traprain Law Corbies Crag Great Gully Buttress on Buchaille Etive Mor  

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Edinburgh Cragging

There are some fantastic venues within easy reach of Edinburgh, and some a bit further away that offer more adventurous climbing.   Traprain Law is just outside Haddington, about 25 minutes from Edinburgh, and gives some good lower-middle grade climbing in a rural setting. The downside is the crag is popular and polished. A good […]

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Fast and Loose

??? It’s been very wet the past few days? – in contrast to the warm, dry weather we’ve had at the beginning of spring. Halli and I squeezed in a climb between showers at Corbie’s Crag?a small crag at the back of Blackford Hill in the south of Edinburgh. Halli’s used to Icelandic rock which […]

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