Becci’s Day Out

Becci’s Day Out
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A few weeks ago, we ran a contest on Facebook inviting Womenclimbers to submit a piece of writing about climbing. We might not be able to actually go out climbing, but we can still think about it. This is our prize entry, enjoy! It was a sunny evening in late summer and the Roaches had offered up a cracking day of climbing. I had already conquered ‘Damascus Crack’ and had taken on an expedition into ‘Maude’s Garden’. But I was looking for something different. As I stood at the bottom of ‘Technical Slab’, I felt a buzz of excitement: this was the one. The guide book warned of sparse gear placements and stated that it was tricky for the short. At five-foot-nothing, I always aim to challenge these statements. Anyone telling me I can’t do something because of my height will be met with an ‘I’ll show you’ attitude… including Rockfax guide books. As the name sugges.... Continue Reading at Women Climb

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