The last week or so has been a bit hectic, but surprisingly productive. A lack of internet has meant blogging has not been easy, so here's a catch up. After putting in a day on Subculture 8a**, I returned to try and redpoint it. Unfortunately, I was a little under the weather, and it all felt like a little hard work. It was not a wasted day though, and I managed to lead the route in 2 sections, improving my sequence a little.
I squeezed in an hour at Woodhouse Scar and added a sit start to an existing problem to give a good little font 7a+. Things are on the up and I managed to redo a few of the 7b+’s I have done before.
A massive mission moving house last weekend with a little too much heavy lifting left me feeling a little tired on Monday when I returned to Kilnsey. I felt pretty good, but dropped the route 3 times on the last hard move, Gutted! Felling sorry for myself I went home empty handed, but psyched knowing it should go next go.
Tuesday took me over to Wigan for some work in the morning. I had a couple of hours before needing to be home, so stopped at Wilton on the way back. I quickly brushed Perimeter Walk E7 6b* and Beyond the Perimeter E5 6a**, which were quite dirty. After a spot of lunch, I flashed both routes. Awesome solos, and a good consolation for the previous day.
Today I returned to Kilnsey for a quick early hit to try and finish off. I had Rose with me, so the usual warm up was out. Instead i opted to bolt to bolt and take advantage of the easier upper section to warm up. This seemed to work ok, and I sent the route next go, PSYCHED!!!!!
It has been a pretty satisfying start to the season so far. Hopefully it can keep improving!