Climbing out of my comfort zone

In the week post Font I've been climbing more than ever. I'm determined to improve my technique, try new things and move up a grade.On Friday I did some technical training with James, a friend from The Arch, who is an amazingly beautiful climber. He makes every move look effortless and graceful, almost dancing up [...]

First trip to Font

I've just returned from a perfect long weekend of climbing and campfires in Fontainebleau with a group of friends from The Arch. After much planning and anticipation we packed our climbing shoes and chalk bags and set off from work on Thursday evening, making our way down to Calais for a 9pm crossing followed by [...]

What I think about when I think about climbing

I've not been in the mood to write these past few days; I've got another injury which means that running is painful and I've not been able to go as far or fast as I'd like. The positive side is that, in the absence of running, I've been focusing on my climbing. In fact, over [...]