Went to Scugdale on sunday. The weather was meant to be lovely and sunny (at least according to the mid-week forcast) but it turned out to be misty and windy, and a little bit cold.

Did a bit of bouldering to start with, some easy Diff problems on the east end (Beginners Wall Area) and then met up with Ian, a VERY nice guy we met at Sunderland Wall who is being very kind by showing us the ropes (pun intended) a bit more to help us gain in confidence.

He apologised for the weather (it wasn’t his fault!) and then helped set up a top rope and Caroline and I both did Pet’s Corner (VS 4b) and Wailing Wall (VS 4c) – very impressed with ourselves we where.

In general though I think it needs a rematch – the rock was very dirty (due to lots of snow in previous weeks) and sandy, and still quite damp (it wasn’t a warm wind!).

Took my camera but completely forgot to take any photos. Annoyed.