/ NEW ARTICLE: (Not so) Hard Grit by SecretSquirrel
Way to go girl! Good day had by all!
Nice desciptive writing!
Nice article SS!! Hope you do some more.
Good article. Makes me wan to climb on grit... almost ;-)
Nice article, very discriptive and had me feeling the climb along with her, she captured the moment well.
ROFL! Yes, me too.
Great article, it captures really well that feeling when you decide to go for it above your gear and with no great expectation of success. And the buzz afterwards...
Really good article, captured the climb brilliantly.
Nice one SS, awesome writing, captured the moment very well.
Brilliant description, felt the same as you on that climb but couldn't have written it up as well as you have.
Well done on both counts.
Diamond Crack is a fight - and you've caught the essence of it beautifully. You also fought the good fight... and won! A glorious feeling. Thanks for sharing it with us,
I enjoyed reading that - thank you! Well done on the climb, too :-)
If anyone asks me why i climb, i'll point them to this article... now we just need one that captures the adventure within the sport so briliantly as Miss squirrel's. Well done.
I've climbed a a fair bit harder than that since but its one of the most memorable routes I've done.
I'm quite interested to see what i'd make of it if I climbed it now nearly a year later, might have to have another go next time i'm at Froggatt.
Youre famous now - can i be your groupie?
I think you've put into words what a lot of us (well me anyway) think, when those fingers start to unravel, as the prospect of a fall looms closer extremely well.
Thanks for writing it.
Uhhhh...it's by a climber about climbing and we have had lots of them and have got even more.
Keep your constricting labels to yourself....only kidding....a bit.
ahem - novice, thank you very much!
I'd only been climbing trad for about 3 months when I did that route. :0)
But I did write it because I'd posted in a discussion that it'd be nice to see more articles about the "ordinary folk" as well as those at the top of the game and thought i'd better put my money where my mouth was, so to speak.
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