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Winter already!

So once again the notion has taken me to update my blog, try not to get too excited!! Since my last post I’ve been fairly busy working for various outdoor providers in some new areas around Ireland. I’ve also been spending more and more time hanging off buildings with vertical world, which has proved to […]

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A bit of banter at the bothy!

Last night I headed out to the bothy on strangford lough with the Tuesday night paddlers. There were 10 of us in total, heading out to the bothy from various locations. Six, including myself, put on at the shore road, just outside killyleagh. From the get in, we paddled out and around gibbs island before making our way down to salt island […]

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A busy week in the hills

Its been a busy few days, I spent Monday to Friday working on an ML assessment for Tollymore. Monday and Tuesday were spent in the mournes looking at general navigation and steep ground work, the weather was a real mixed bag, with rain, sleet and snow all making an appearance! Wednesday morning saw us heading to donegal […]

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Solitude on Strangford

Its been just over two weeks since I arrived back home and already Scotland seems like a distant memory! Things got off to great start, getting stuck back into work, doing a few days for rock and ride, and bits and pieces for myself. However, since then I’ve been feeling a little under the weather, and was forced […]

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Where has all the snow gone???

Today was my final day of two weeks working with Tollymore on the winter mountaineering course. For the last day we headed up into t-Sneachda to consolidate on all the new rope work skills. The corries looked like a very different place than yesterday, with the rise in temperatures dramatically striping back the snow. We had […]

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