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…

Trad Climbing in the Lakes thanks to Arc’teryx #bigmountainweekend

I love Twitter for many reasons; my most recent reason to love it was that I spotted a tweet about the Arc’teryx Big Mountain Weekend. The Big Mountain Weekend is part of the¬†#lakelandrevival; a campaign run by Arc’teryx to encourage more people into trad climbing in the Lake District. The weekend offered opportunities to every…

Bringing the outdoors indoors

Sometimes life gets in the way of ¬†quality outdoor time. Instead of gallivanting up mountains my summer is rather full of revision and work. However the mountains are never far away in my mind and I wanted to put together a little post to share with you a few things that have helped keen me…