Tag: dalkey

  • Time is running out.

    Time is running out.

    Jirka got a very good job offer back home in Czech, so we got only have 3 weeks before he’s moving out of the country again. I’m very happy for him, but also sad to lose yet another climbing partner. With Conor moved to the UK, Andrew moved to the Middle East, Derek&Padraig move to no-climbing-land…

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  • Some HVS fun.

    We weren’t even planning on climbing on Sunday (having spent most of Saturday in the quarry), but it happened that the weather was still nice, so we went to see what’s going on. We run into PG, Sonja and Diarmuid, and it was all thanks to him, who send me on the path of Dalkey…

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  • No room for mistakes

    No room for mistakes

    … when you want to lead GARGOYLE GROOVE DIRECT (*** 16m E1 5b). Some say the Direct finish is better and actual easier than the classic (HVS) right hand side mantle.   Yesterday seen my very first attempt on it. From climbing random For now, the route beat me, but I’l be back. One day. We…

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  • More Dalkey

    Weather forecast for today didn’t look particularly good. Max of 10C, no rain, moderate west breeze. Since the quarry is so close to where we live, it’s no brainer for us to go and have a look – worst case scenario – we’ll just pack up and go to The Wall. So I’ve sent few invites to…

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  • Good Firday Dalkey Quarry season opening

    Kind of… (since Monika and the girls opened the season on Paddy’s Day), however for me that was the first time this year. It was only us and Magda with  her baby. We showed up a bit early and I lead, one move wonder Hiatus (HS, 4b). Monika quickly followed, with Magda arriving shortly after to warm up…

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