Monthly archive for August2008

Kjugekull – Short Video

I just made this very short clip about Kjugekull for my friend that I went with, then I decided that I may as well post it on here so you can have a tiny glimpse of the area. This isn’t supposed to be a bouldering…

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Between The Trees – Information

“This is an extraordinary moment in climbing film, in my view, and one that deserves real recognition.” – Mountains and Water “A brilliant tribute to one of the most beautiful and magic climbing venues in the world.” – Climber Magazine “Believe me though,if you even…

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SSRT – Information

Last year, James Pearson, Gaz Parry, and I set out on what we thought would be a jolly around Europe. We’d soak up the sun, work the tan, do some amazing 8a routes, and film the whole thing. Our expectations couldn’t have been further from…

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Font Freeriding

I arrived at Neil’s house and immediately drove down to Buthiers to get up close and personal with some wonderful sandstone. Just touching the grippy, dry, sandstone under my tips made me happy. It really made me feel good, which is probably very strange in…

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(Not so) Magic Final Day

In order to try and capitalize on my final day in the wood, we headed out somewhat earlier to have a whole day at the rocks. I guess my logic was that more time at the rocks woudl translate into getting more done. It was…

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Magic Day 7

I had two rest days with the intention of having good skin today so I could go and crush Jack’s Broken Heart. My only concern was the state of my shoulders, as they are constantly aching and even pouring the water out of kettle is…

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Magic Day 6

If yesterday was a micro session in preparation for today’s send fest, then today’s session was a pico session! I ‘d planned to go up and do Jack’s Broken Heart then move on to something else, but that wasn’t what magic wood had in store…

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Magic Day 5

My hardcore rest was not enough and today I woke up with seriously bad shoulders. I don’ know what I’ve done, but it feels like a combination of wrestling with Bigfoot and trying to hold an iron cross for 60 seconds. I can only compare…

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Magic Day 4

What Happens when a rest day turns into a climbing day? I don’t know if you’ve seen a theme to the posts from magic wood, but since the readership of this blog is so damn high brow, I’m sure you’ve not missed the common theme….

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Magic Day 3

I felt somewhat rough this morning, with a small ache in my fingers and definite tightness in my shoulders. It’s a good thing I always do at least a little stretching after climbing otherwise I’d probably be irrecoverably sore after days on. I spent the…

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