James' idea of 're-charging his batteries' might be slightly different to most:
"Recently I have been starting to go bouldering again, and whilst I'm not feeling 'on form', I have still managed to climb a few classic hard boulders in Austria and Switzerland."
James' tick list over the last few weeks has been:
James commented on his future plans:
"I still have a few sport route projects I would like to complete before the season ends, but it gets colder and snowier every day so my luck may have run out. Hopefully I can take my bouldering to new levels over this winter, and then return to the UK next year feeling fitter and stronger than ever before, psyched to climb lots of hard new trad projects near my new base of Bristol."
James is sponsored by The North Face, Five Ten, and Wild Country.
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