Grades are just arbitrary numbers and yet we get so hung up on them. I’ll happily admit I’m motivated by them and they provide goals and targets for me to work towards.
Whilst I was still at school I sent a letter off to Mountain Training requesting the scheme booklets for the Mountaineering Instructor Award (MIA) and Mountaineering Instructor Certificate (MIC), I still have them somwhere...
I’ve used this tent quite a lot now, in all sorts of weather and so have a good idea of how it performs. I was very excited when I boughtRead More
Not how to pass your Mountain Leader We’re too often guilty of teaching people how to pass exams and qualifications, myself included by writing blogs like “How to pass yourRead More
As you can imagine, my kit gets used a lot and I have zero tolerance for poor kit. Occasionally I’m lucky enough to get the odd piece for free, butRead More
I first started climbing around 20 years ago, although nowhere near as regularly as I do now and well before I moved to North Wales. I used to buy ClimbRead More
In this video I look at how to join two ropes and set up a safe abseil… be warned, my presenting skills are minimal!Read More