March 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Dave Macloed and Yvoir

What a trip!



Friday - Lin, Celine, Mark and I hit the road at 4pm on the dot and didn't hit traffic till past Utrecht. We arrived 40mins early - just enough time to grab a pizza... mine had EGG on it ! Go figure.



The venue to see Dave was low key and we secured our seats right down the front. Dave's lecture was fascinating and inspiring, detailing his training and preparation for Echo Wall (you can see a pic of me buying it in my albums) - Echo Wall has to be one of the… Continue

Added by Daniel on March 22, 2009 at 0:00 — No Comments

in the wind and the rain we soldiered on...

Today Celine, Dasha and I went for a look see at Spaarnwoude.



Well I'd like to report that the sun blazed down and we had to strip off to shorts 'n' tee shirts, with palms a sweating we chalked up for some superb climbing.... however that would not be entirely true :-)



When we arrived it was raining slightly, and the drizzle continued most of the day - making it a little cold and slippery, but none the less we kitted up and did get to do a couple of nice routes before the… Continue

Added by Daniel on March 14, 2009 at 17:09 — No Comments

Durnal in a day...

Well it was an Alpine start in the Dam... 6am departure from Amsterdam which I grant is not a REAL alpine start, but this is not the REAL Alps, is it :-)



Picked up Lin and Kieran on route...



I was 280km to Durnal, we got a full tank of gas, half a thermos of tea, it was dark and we're wearing beanies...



The drive down, spirits were high and a variety of tunes fuelled by large amounts of antici..pation everyone eager to get there as soon as.



With just… Continue

Added by Daniel on March 8, 2009 at 13:30 — 1 Comment

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