Another good session at Harrogate Climbing Centre last night bodes well for the year, but it's the rocks that have popped back into my head (quiet down anyone who thinks I always or only have rocks in my head) that concern me right now.
My mind wandered over to Brimham, and to a couple of problems in the Pommel Area, both of which I've tried before, one of which I was surprised to get close to ticking, the other which I feel I really should have ticked by now. The small roof wall was interesting and ambitious to try, and I think it won't take many Brimham trips before that one is nailed. The easy boulder has seen a few successful climbs, including a traverse, but several of the problems on its face remain untroubled by me, which obviously needs fixing. Very much on the list when the weather improves and the light returns.
And then, I don't know if I'm getting ahead of myself here, but the germ of an idea can be hard to resist. Fontainebleau is addressed in hushed tones as a mecca for bouldering, and I think I'd like to be a part of that someday. Consider the conversation on the subject opened...
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