Saturday, 27 September 2008

Autumn sunshine

This week has been a return to climbing courses at Symonds Yat - where the late summer sun has been very welcome; in fact the rocks look busier than they have been all year !

The sun gets around to these west facing cliffs around lunchtime at this time of year and lights up the limestone with shades of gold, yellow and silver - combined with ease of access, climbs at all grades, and more protection than normal on limestone, it is a good environment for an introduction to limestone climbing ( limestone generally gives steep climbing ! )

The climbing has been warm and relaxed with favoured routes ticked off bysome new converts to the delights of climbing outdoors - apparently the air smells fresher too!

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