Monthly Archives: May 2014

Abseiling: at Hodge Close

  This morning, Chris, Jenny, Ellie and their visiting Australian friend Caroline joined us for a morning of abseiling at Hodge Close quarry. The whole team braved the big slabby abseil down into the depths of the quarry. After a … Continue reading

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Multi-activity days: Gorge scrambling & mountain scrambling in Keswick

  On Tuesday we were pleased to welcome the Hunter family to the Lakes who joined us for an afternoon of gorge scrambling in Stoneycroft Ghyll close to Keswick. ‘Stoney’ is a great gorge that you take in descent, rather … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader (Summer) Refresher: Bespoke micro-navigation course

  We managed to avoid the squally showers that everybody else seems to be experiencing for┬áday 1 of Sean’s bespoke micro-navigation course in preparation for his ML reassessment – off the beaten track and navigating just off the contours on … Continue reading

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Guiding: Lakes 24 Peak Challenge

  This weekend, 6 colleagues from the Midcounties Coopeartive joined us to take on the epic Lake District 24 Peak Challenge. An awesome effort put in by all on day 1: 13 hours of walking from Buttermere across the Scafell … Continue reading

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Multi-activity day (rock climbing & abseiling)

Thank you very much Si for making our day fantastic. I really appreciated that you were willing and able to cater for our last minute change of mind of what we wanted to do and still make it a really … Continue reading

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