Blog posts

Parc National de la Vanoise

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 20, 2013 at 07:35.

 Mountaineering and climbing

alpine mountaineering alps pralognan vanoise

A quick summary of our activities in the Alps this summer, with a few general words about the area.

'C' Ordinary Route on Dow Crag

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 26, 2013 at 11:51.

 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 08:05.

 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 04:48.

 Mountaineering and climbing

bivvy glyders midges scrambling snowdonia

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

Warton Upper Crag

Posted by Sam Harrison on April 16, 2013 at 08:12.

 Mountaineering and climbing

climbing trowbarrow warton upper crag

Climbing in and around the Warton area, including Trowbarrow and Warton Upper Crag.

It's been a mixed year

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 16, 2013 at 10:34.

 Mountaineering and climbing

alpine mountaineering alps arolla edale helvellyn snowdonia switzerland

Summer holidays in the Alps and trips to Edale and Snowdonia.