Spring has arrived – first visit to Hobby

Spring arrives and thoughts turn to. ..

… climbing at Hobson Moor Quarry, of course!


An entertaining experience as the local fire brigade were practicing roped rescue work!

The routes were still a bit damp in places, but it’s great to be “home” at Hobby.


This was our first opportunity for an “homage” ascent of Parker’s Eliminate after the sad passing of Al towards the end of last year – a candidate for the best HVS in the peak.


Then a grapple with Dragon Route – trickier and scarier now a crucial hold and gear placement has disappeared.


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