This weekend I have been working with Miikka once again, as he progresses through the climbing grades. Saturday was spent at Tremadog Upper Tier helping him really identify what was, and was not, within his comfort zone and working on techniques that would take him on a level. Sunday was spent ticking a classic route in the Pass - Flying Buttress - in the wet, which was also a valuable piece of learning. ... See MoreSee Less
Having successfully summited Mera Peak we headed north to cross the Amphu Lapsta pass, the most technical part of the whole trip. Superb views from the top of Mera, across the Everest and Makalu ranges and right across to Kanchenjunga. ... See MoreSee Less
Here's an old but still essential video by Mountain Guide and overall guru Steve Long. If you are a trad climber and not sure how you would deal with potential problems, then why not get in touch about one of my problem-solving and self-rescue courses in the summer.