/ Preposterous tales - really need a headtorch?
ive got your sunglasses
Will have to pick them up after pembroke. Unless you would like to drop them off in Clevedon at 7am tomorrow??
> Will have to pick them up after pembroke. Unless you would like to drop them off in Clevedon at 7am tomorrow??
eat lots if carrots
haha :) Will do. Ive just got to convince my comrades to accompany me on the route now. Using my helmet cam on it, so if any of us die at least we can make a film about it.
No, but take a tea towel
I later found that I had actually packed the headtorch, but forgotten where I put it...
> I later found that I had actually packed the headtorch, but forgotten where I put it...
Happens rather more often than many people think....:)
I did it without, the colours from the light coming up from the sea were wonderful.
cheers everyone, tea towel and torch in case it is :)
I find that the more experienced climbers always know exactly where their head torch is at all times.
> I find that the more experienced climbers always know exactly where their head torch is at all times.
This is what it looks like in the middle of the route, just enough light coming up from below. I think I used the camera flash to light Neil up.
Depends on the weather, I'd say. Sunny August day, you'll be fine without one. Cloudy winter day, not so much.
Are you going to tell us more?
Tell the tale. Please.
Basically we got to the first belay in the cave then rob started on the second pitch and realised it was way too wet, and it took us somewhere around 3 hours to get back out again.
Glad you survived, but I'm not surprised you had an epic, I think we have had some rain nearly every day for the last week in pembrokeshire, and when I was on bosherston head a week ago the swell was so big spray was coming out the top of preposterous tales.
> Basically we got to the first belay in the cave then rob started on the second pitch and realised it was way too wet, and it took us somewhere around 3 hours to get back out again.
The likely lads strike again!! :)
a different view of PT - not a good day to be on (in?) it
when we got out there was someone there with a camera hoping it'd do this!
So the secret is out at last.
That's Preposterous Ken.
Now then, now then!
(We enjoyed the link - tash & jake hadn't heard it before, though Dom & Jake did the route last month - see jakes new blog for details.)
Surely after the first pitch its always wet and is supposed to be climbed that way ?
Last time I did it I got hit by a wave bouncing off the back of the cave whilst sitting on the second belay - talk about atmospheric !
Exactly the same thing happened to me last year, I posted on here if you look back at my previous threads, it will all sound very familiar to you....happens a lot apparently...
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