Monthly Archives: February 2009

>Up & Running

>Ok, so we’re not flying over the fells, the miles being ticked off without a thought, but last night I started running again! Albeit only about a mile.I should be elated, and in some-ways simply stepping outside the front door … Continue reading

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>Green Light to Go!

>After nearly 7 weeks without doing any running whatsoever I have finally been given the Green Light by the Physio to start some running again! It may not be any marathon distance to start with, and it might be slightly … Continue reading

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>Ruptured Tendon

>Going ski touring and climbing, its easy to forget how knackered my knee is at the moment. The latest diagnosis is a ruptured tendon, which thankfully is getting a little better, seemingly in precise correlation to my bank balance getting … Continue reading

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>Hart Crag Icefalls

>An earlyish start saw us meeting up with Dan & Fel at the foot of Deepdale around 7am. I don’t think Dan had quite thought I would get up that early and was hoping to have at least 20 minutes … Continue reading

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>Unlucky for some – slow thaw setting in

>Friday 13th has dawned, overcast and with a hint of mild temperatures in the air. Temperatures around plus 5c or maybe 6c in the valley today and the majority of the snow in the valley has now melted but there … Continue reading

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>Ski Mountaineering in the Cairngorms

>Another awesome weekend! Friday night saw Keith, Steph and myself heading up Braemar, our plan to do a 2-day tour of one of the quieter corners of the Cairngorms. The snow started just beyond Blairgowrie and 400 yards from the … Continue reading

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>Climbing or Ski Touring?

>This winter is throwing up some really difficult dilemna’s!Conditions in the Lakes today are utterly gorgeous. Crystal clear skies, weak winter sunshine and shimmering snow covered hills. We’ve not had the dumps that pther parts of the UK may have … Continue reading

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