Category Archives: Mountaineering

Learning to navigate, take bearings and use a map

Given my liking for going off into the hills for a few hours on my own, sometimes late into a summer evening and sometimes in bad conditions, I thought it was probably about time I learned how to use a … Continue reading

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Climbing Snowdon in Winter

This photo shows two climbing pals of mine on Central Trinity gully on Snowdon on 2nd Feb 2012. Jealous? I was when I saw it. While I was stuck at my desk, no doubt writing some dull report, they were … Continue reading

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Ice climbing on Kinder Downfall

It’s been pretty cold around Stockport in the last week or so but I didn’t realise just how cold it had got just a few miles down the road in the Peaks. These stunning images from the Derby Telegraph show … Continue reading

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