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August 17, 2006

The Longstone Pinnacle

Tried outdoor climbing for the first time last Sunday at Symonds Yat.

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Apart from the first couple of metres, I found the Longstone Pinnacle really quite easy. There were plenty of little ledges and handholds.

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The weather wasn't great– bit drizzly and chilly (especially with the standing round waiting for others) but all in all it was a good day. Really good to get out and try a "proper" rock… Would be great to be good enough to try the lead roping…

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17 coiling the rope

Lovely area round there. Saw a peregrine falcon (they're breeding there too). Would love to go back for canoeing/walking/more climbing!

14 view from symonds yat
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And it's good to know the pedantic safety guy has been there first!
dangerous cliffs!

(for more photos see the gallery on the left)


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