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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CPD day at the Red Craigs in Glen Clova
Glenn hanging around with the Glen In the background
Comfy belay “ledge”
City Centre Scramble
Mid-summer evening cragging at Aberdour – Ben cleans the crag of swag
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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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Pretty grotty weekend here in Edinburgh, so I went up to Blackford Quarry to practice rescuing a stuck rucksack in the rain. Cleared up nicely later on, and I was joined by two German speaking climbers actually climbing in Blackford Quarry! Picture shows using clove hitches on an HMS krab in an out-of-reach anchor situation. […]
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