I wrote this blog for the MUMC blog back in March, I thought I’d put it up here incase it gets lost/deleted from there. Since writing the conditions in Wales (as well as the rest of the UK) went pretty crazy with winter clinging on for an outrageous amount of time, this has allowed for … More An Easier Welsh Triple Crown.
Once upon a time two young, sun seeking, rock climbers were offered the chance to start a true mountaineering apprenticeship. A week in Les Alps, being led up gnarly ice climbs by Dr Tony Walker was their opportunity to become ‘ard core. This is the story of that trip. On the 16th of February my … More Alpine Ice
Tony invited us on an ice climbing trip to the Alps almost as soon as we flew back from Canada. It was a long way off and it almost slipped my mind until he asked us again a few weeks later (after a few weeks of job hunting). It sounded amazing but with many drawbacks … More Alps Prep