After a enthusiastic phone call on thursday night to Paul the decision to come to the Lakes to learn more about winter climbing and crank up some routes in the Lakes was made with no hesitation, abbreviation or deviation, once run past with the Misses of course!With the snow fall that came down last night I was pleased of the strategic & cunning phone call to Bob. Bob...Explore
Blog - Winter Conditions
Perfect Conditions for Izzi’s first ice climb.Low water is in great condition as you can see from the video.The snow is not very consolidated, towards the end of the day it had warmed up and began to ball up on our crampons.Hopefully a cold night tonight will make it better to climb on.When we descended into the valley there was a considerable amount of snow fall...Explore
Now that I am back from a weekend on the Grit (perfect friction), an AMI Trainers meeting in N Wales and the ERCA conference ill be on the hill catching up.Conditions are looking perfect into the future.I here the Ice is forming well and and many routes are being climbed.I am out tomorrow with one of my regular clients. As soon as I am back in the office ill up date you...Explore
This week I have been down in Liddington, attending the ERCA International Ropes Course Conference.Standards, legislation, practices and technology in the ropes course industry have changed dramatically in the last two years and the purpose of the conference was to bring technical advisors, like myself, up to date with these developments. We had the opportunity to see the...Explore
POSTED: 23rd November 2010 BY: Dan
CATEGORIES: Winter Conditions
The lakes is looking good, snow down to 650m
There is more on the east and more forecast for later in the week with continued cold weather.
Bring on another great winter.
Stay tuned for more lakes winter conditions and reports.
The fire is lit as winter has arrived in the Lakes. Snow down to 300m at the weekend, high winds and a little chilly. I have a feeling its going to be another great winter. Skis at the ready! It might also be time to start thinking about winter skills courses too.Explore
Well after a long day in the office with Simon Fenna working on the report-ability of m office database, John Riley of Fired Up Design working on the new RA website and myself working on the content of the new site and future programs we all got a little itchy and needed to go do something.Simon’s Mate is one of the local mining experts, she popped a black bag over our...Explore
POSTED: 9th June 2010 BY: Dan
CATEGORIES: Winter Conditions
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Each year Robin and Jenny come to Scotland for a weekends play in the cold stuff.
This year we stayed in Torlundy, Robin and I headed to the ice and Jenny Skied on the Saturday, Sunday we all headed to Glencoe then home after a meal in the Drovers Inn on the way home.