Climbing world cup in Chamonix: Free excitement!

Seeing a live climbing competition had been on my wish list for a little while so when I realised that one of the competitions that makes up the climbing world cup was in Chamonix a summer holiday was planned around it. I was not disappointed! British climbing is exploding with competition climbers competing on the…

My first Via Ferrata; Curalla, Passy, Nr Chamonix, France

‘I’m perfectly safe, I wont die, but what would happen if I slipped?’ not the most helpful thought when crossing a Himylayan style wire bridge above a 100m drop. Via Ferrata involves wire features linked with a continuous cable that you attach to with a specially designed dual karabiner device that means you are always…