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Month: May 2014

Spanish guided rock climbing trip – multi pitch trad and sport

Dates – Friday 7th – Sunday 9th November 2014 – Two days of rock climbing, Saturday and Sunday. Where – Costa Blanca, Calpe (near Alicante) Southern Spain What – Multi pitch climbing, on trad and bolted routes Ratios – 1:2 Accommodation – Shared twin room B&B in hotel Following on from our successful sport climbing weekend last year in Siruana we are running a trad climbing weekend away to the fabulous Costa Blanca region of Spain. This area is famous for it’s climbing and is an ideal place for beginners and intermediate climbers. There are lots of good single pitch, and...

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Your Climbing Shoes Are Too Tight | Evening Sends

A well written article on sizing climbing shoes: Your Climbing Shoes Are Too Tight | Evening Sends. Tight shoes are uncomfortable, and unnecessary. Getting well fitted climbing shoes is much more important, especially for any kind of long trad climbing and multi-pitching. Some approach shoes are fantastic for easy climbs and scrambles, so much more comfortable than rock shoes. Have a read of the linked article...

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Grand Paradiso National Park – Ski Touring

I had a great weeks ski touring helping out Andy Teasdale with his group of clients on a six day ski tour around the Grand Paradiso national park. We had pretty mixed weather, but with a bit of careful navigation we managed to stay on our intended schedule most of the week. We had quite a bit of fresh snow, and although wind blown at times, we still had some good skiing. It’s a fantastic place the Paradiso national park, only an hours drive from Chamonix and quite a wild place. There’s a hunting ban there, so there’s loads...

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It's that time of year.... the summer isn't far away and it's worth thinking about summer alpine plans early. Booking guides and huts are worth doing in advance! And that isn't a marketing ploy by the way :)
This year we have a few trips scheduled, including Mont Blanc (3 trips), Matterhorn and some lesser known peaks like the Domes du Miage.
Have a browse of the scheduled trips page - and give us a bell if you'd like to arrange a trip on different dates, we have a list of people who'd like to share some guided climbing adventures.
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On a bit of an admin morning... but excited to be planning an expedition for this coming spring. The first in a while. Anyone fancy ski touring in Russia?! Details coming soon..... ... See MoreSee Less

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Another day of laps in the trees. Low angled slopes avoiding the avi hazard and trying to keep out of the wind. Pretty wild weather at the moment.

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Mellow laps through the trees with Rob and Louise today. So quiet - fresh tracks all day 👍

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Superb weather and soft snow on the Vallee Blanche today. Even got some fresh tracks, although not shown on this video.
A pleasure to be skiing and guiding the white valley again 👍⛷

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