Category Archives: Climbing

Touched for the very first time by Chamonix – Part 1

I have lost my virginity. For Chamonix. For the other things… maybe someday šŸ˜€ I spent the last week of August in Chamonix to do some climbing. We had booked a course from Alpine Guides with my friend Lauri, but … Continue reading

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A week in the alps

Next week I’m going to head over to Chamonix for a technical alpine mountaineering course by Alpine Guides. My friend Lauri will join me there as he could not go with some other friends at mid-summer. We climbed together at … Continue reading

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Few climbs in South Africa

Too long it has again been from the last post. Too long it has also been from our South Africa trip to get something written. Our trips focus was not on climbing, but we still managed visit few places for … Continue reading

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A month in South Africa coming up

At the end of the month I’m leaving for a month’s vacation in South Africa with my wife. We are going there mainly for animals and nature, but we have included some scuba diving, trekking and even some occasional climbing … Continue reading

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Breaking in the new tools

The last few days I have been bound to bed (figuratively speaking) by an influenza that has been raging here in Finland through and also in my working place and with my relatives. I’m getting better now, but haven’t been … Continue reading

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No pain, no gain

One and a half weeks ago I went to Kustavi with a couple of friends to do some trad climbing. Can’t really say that all went according to the plan. Early Saturday morning I had escorted my wife to the … Continue reading

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