Blog posts Tagged: climbing

Main Wall, Gimmer Crag

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 12, 2015 at 18:20.

 Mountaineering and climbing

borrowdale volcanic climbing gimmer lake district langdale multi-pitch trad climbing

Superb position and brilliant climbing make for a brilliant day out on one of Lakeland's most famous crags.

Gillercombe Buttress

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 23, 2015 at 16:32.

 Mountaineering and climbing

borrowdale classic rock climbing gillercombe lake district multi-pitch

A classic multi-pitch Lake District Severe on a cold, windy and wet summer's day.

Montane Prism jacket review

Posted by Sam Harrison on December 10, 2014 at 19:05.

 Gear reviews

alpine mountaineering alps bivvy climbing insulated jacket montane primaloft prism

One of the most versatile pieces of kit I own, I'm rarely without this lightweight insulated jacket which balances warmth against weight to near perfection.

Wild camping on the Isle of Arran

Posted by Sam Harrison on April 24, 2014 at 00:52.

 Mountaineering and climbing

a'chir arran climbing ferry glen rosa granite lochranza multipitch wild camping

Five days and four nights spent exploring the Isle of Arran, based around a perfectly picturesque wild camping spot in Glen Rosa.

Bakewell, Stanage and Edale

Posted by Sam Harrison on February 5, 2014 at 00:36.

 Mountaineering and climbing

bakwell climbing edale edale skyline fell running peak district stanage edge

A weekend break in Bakewell that saw a couple of cold climbs at Stanage Edge and a windy run around the Edale Skyline.

'C' Ordinary Route on Dow Crag

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 26, 2013 at 15:51.

 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 12:05.

 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.

The Mourne Mountains

Posted by Sam Harrison on May 20, 2013 at 11:25.

 Hill walking

climbing ireland mournes multi-pitch

A week away in Northern Ireland, exploring the fantastic Mourne Mountains.

Warton Upper Crag

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

 Mountaineering and climbing

climbing trowbarrow warton upper crag

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