/ NEWS: REPORT: The UKC / PyB Big Winter Climb Weekend
The event was a great success with over 70 people taking part in a series of workshops on lectures on winter climbing techniques. Top winter climber Andy Turner was on hand to deliver some workshops throughout the weekend and also present a gripping lecture on hard winter climbing on the Saturday night...
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Andy Turner's lecture was truly inspirational.
Thanks very much guys.
Seconded - a great w/e - and I was very glad that I wasn't one of aspirant ML people out being assessed in Saturday's gale - its a long time since I've seen rain blown upwards!
It's a justifiably popular event, and I expect it'll be similarly well-attended next year - well worth it.
Now, time to work on the biceps for the mixed (still can't get my head around that style of climbing) and while we're at it... where did we put that winter... ;-)
My only suggestion is why not run a weekend like this at a climbing centre in London without accommodation? I know enough people in London that could keep the instructors busy in a climbing centre all weekend with techniques and we'd all save the 5 hour journey up to the climbing wall at PYB!
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