Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Lifting the lid ...

20 January 2013

Bill and I had a short but exciting day climbing the South East Ridge (III) of the South Peak of the Cobbler taking the direct start.

It felt proper cold with a high wind-chill factor but the conditions for climbing were less than helpful. Turf that was exposed was frozen, but snow on the route was powder and there was no neve...

The abseil from the top in the cold wind was aided by having an in-situ sling and crab (not that I am tight but I got to keep my 3m of 6m cord for another week).

Craig was packing to go rock climbing Tuesday and Wednesday in the lakes !