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But no spotlight on the climbing! Nothing to report, zero, zip, zilch! A country of wetness! Having now cancelled two trips to Pembroke, three to Yorkshire and a weekend in the lakes in the last month I’m starting to go insane. Drilling a hole in my finger that needed 10 days of recovery around the only dry few days didn’t help either. Yet another route setting injury, a bent screw causing my impact driver to fly off just as I was shoving hard to place a screw-on; PZ2 straight into the tip!
At least all the rain gives for super fresh air. With finger wrapped up in tape we headed for the lakes, kids in tow and no climbing gear packed. The rock looked wet anyway, allowing my frustrations to dissolve and I settled in to the beauty of the countryside. It might rain a lot, but when it stops it’s pretty stunning, and when the sun is shining it gives us a ray of hope that the crags will dry again before winter. Just need to remember that……
October 09, 2012 09:26 AM
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