Monthly archive for January2009

on and off

Almost exactly one month ago I did Gecko and I tried to the sit start with the hope of one day doing it. At the time I couldn’t do one of the moves, a move that required flexible hips and a dose of heelhooking power….

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The Current

The past week has been very mixed in terms of meteorological conditions. There’s been a lot of rain, but also a lot of wind, which has resulted in often being  tantalisingly close to good conditions. Days have been spent seeking out the singular dry pieces…

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Relief

The past few days have seen a flurry of rain and not a lot of climbing. I even resorted to climbing in the board because I felt so bad not climbing for 2 days in a row when my skin was ok. Climbing on a…

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Rooted

It’s been a few days since I’ve posted anything and the prevailing days have been a mix of saturation from snow melt and dampness. The rain came and melted the snow, which drowned all the soil and caused my feet to become sodden. The forest…

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Uncle Irwin

The perfect conditions continue to sit over the forest and tease me ever forward toward hard blocs. Today was saturday, which means that certain crags like Cuvier are out of the question. Saturday is a day to go to the places where you aren’t going…

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E is for what?

Rather worryingly, snow seems to be attracted to me at the moment. It came down when I was in Switzerland and it’s come down in the past few days in Font. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that I’m attracted to places…

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Waning Power

Since the last entry I’ve only got in another 2 days of rock climbing. The weather turned sour for several days and I rested hard thinking that when it broke I would be there with guns a blazing ready to gun down everything in my…

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