Keeping the outdoors alive into Autumn

Keeping the outdoors alive into Autumn

Over 2020 there has been an outdoor revolution- bikes were brushed off, camping became the summer craze and everyone has at least once considered a move to a leafy, rural village. This blossoming took place during lockdown and then conveniently as the sun came out and the incentive to get outside is nicely rewarded with [...]

Is ‘The Fear’ justified?

Is ‘The Fear’ justified?

It’s a good-natured laugh line, fraught with undertone. Climbing’s continual balancing act, between safety and daring, freedom and caution, has been injected with a growing quest for speed. One of my biggest difficulties I face when climbing is 'the fear'. I know I ought to push myself harder in the gym, I ought to climb [...]