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  • AdventuresCamping on Dartmoor during an electrical storm - a microadventure

    Camping during an electrical storm – a Microadventure

    A few of us sat in the local climbing centre, and hatched a plan for a microadventure on Dartmoor. The idea was to overnight in tents, and climb the following day. As the day arrived, the overnight forecast was for torrential rain and thunderstorms. After much discussion we decided to…

  • AdventuresHaytor Granite Tramway, Dartmoor

    Haytor Granite Tramway, Dartmoor

    So I have been out and about on Dartmoor during the tourist season, so to get away from the crowds I decided to walk out the back of Haytor Rocks (where many tourists fear to tread ;) ) and onto the granite tramway to Holwell quarry. The tramway was built…

  • AdventuresDartmoor bouldering photos

    Dartmoor bouldering photos

    Some more recent bouldering photos from Dartmoor are the feature of today’s blog post. A few of us returned to Combeshead Tor to conquer some problems we had tried earlier in the month, and also try some new ones. There are also some photos from a recent trip to Smallacombe…

  • AdventuresBouldering photos from Combeshead Tor, Dartmoor

    Bouldering photos from Combeshead Tor, Dartmoor

    Took the van up to Dartmoor recently, and headed over to Combeshead Tor and Cuckoo Rock near Burrator reservoir. Met up with a group of friends for some bouldering and climbing. I always enjoy spending time on Dartmoor, and this day was no exception. It was a bloody awesome day,…

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