Monthly Archives: October 2006

Todd Skinner

Todd Skinner, Big Wall free-climbing afficionado, died in Yosemite, possibly as a result of belay-loop failure. It is sad news – he was a true great in world climbing.  The equipment failure aspect is a bit worrying, and I have to say, … Continue reading

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Arapiles/Djurite

So, Arapiles lives up to the hype. The most unlikely location for a world class crag – lost in the middle of parched plains, salt pans, drought ravaged farmlands, and miles of flat earth from nowhere…but the climbing is superb. … Continue reading

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My bike’s new home!

What a relief when this little beauty showed up in the post! And today, its new stablemate arrives as well – a Scott Scale 30 Carbon hardtail MTB!

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New photos etc

A few photos added from the last week – see right. Gill took part in the Freycinet Challenge, which was also the Australian Multisport Championships, and finished third in the solo female category, winning a grand! Get this for some serious … Continue reading

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Hobart part one

Hey all….sorry I have been sluggish to add to this since I got here! Just read Cliona’s blog, which made me miss Strandhill, and think of home a little bit! OK…quick summary. Spent Friday and Saturday with Claire and Daniel … Continue reading

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