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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I’ve been working with Jake and Scott for a few weeks now, making the transition from indoor climbers to trad lead climbing. At the Hawkcraig, we were at the stage to let them lead at the “sharp end” of the rope. I set up a rope so I could “self-line” next to whoever was […]
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Instructors and guides climb in a three a lot. But it’s not uncommon to climb in a three just for fun. You do need good rope work and organisation to make things flow smoothly to avoid tangles. Typically, the leader gets to a stance, makes a good anchor and brings both seconds up at […]
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Spring seems to be here – mild(er) and warm(er) weather has arrived, and long evenings allow mid-week climbing after work. There are some fantastic venues within easy reach of Edinburgh, and some a bit further away that offer more adventurous climbing. Evening instruction available from £50 per person. Contact me here. Traprain Law is just outside […]
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