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July 2013

'C' Ordinary Route on Dow Crag

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 26, 2013 at 10:51.

 Mountaineering and climbing

climbing coniston dow crag lake district multi-pitch

A final bit of "Alps training" and the only the second time I've been climbing on Dow Crag.

Corvus: How to avoid the queues

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 24, 2013 at 07:05.

 Mountaineering and climbing

bivvy borrowdale climbing corvus lake district multi-pitch

Corvus is one of the classic Lake Distict multi-pitch climbs and one that's been on my to-do list for quite some time.

Attack of the flies: Why not to bivvy without a midge net!

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 17, 2013 at 03:48.

 Mountaineering and climbing

bivvy glyders midges scrambling snowdonia

A few days in a very sunny, windless and hence midge-tastic Snowdonia.

Back to the fell running: Two days in Wasdale

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 12, 2013 at 04:14.

 Fell running

fell running lake district wasdale

The Club's "Big Weekend Out" this year was to Wasdale, where we just about managed to squeeze onto the Wasdale Head campsite.