Monday, December 12, 2011

Scalp

Went to the Scalp this morning with Tim. Was good conditions, cold and a breeze. My skin was crap and I remember that the climbing in the Scalp while powerful is very sequency and beta intensive, its quite possible to NEARLY do problems sub optimally. Warmed up on the arete beside Plank Arete. Powerful. Then on to Gen Tilly which is a fine problem. We then walked to the garage and got coffe which we brought up to Switch and drank before trying the left arete. Must be the only crag where you can get coffee between problems?

5 comments:

  1. Suprised you went all the way up the hill for that, it's pretty low ball....although nice view shame about Tim spoiling it. You trying it without the massive jug on the left?

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  2. Yes its lowball all right but I had only tried it once before. Were using the big ledge for feet. I'd say its only around 6b without getting too blinkered. Good view.

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  3. Myself and Shane did just before Michael did Switch, very sharp hold just where you need it.... not so nice in summer heat!!!

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  4. Nice one. Sharp enought alright.

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  5. hi, Richard Oakley in The Sunday Times, Just hoping Dave Flanagan could give me a shout on richard.oakley@sunday-times.ie?

    Thanks

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