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Adult archery taster session

Saturday 6 July, 1-2pm Cost: £5 per person All participants must be over 18 years of age. Session will be held in Linlithgow For more information please just get in touch. Spaces are limited so call now so as not to miss out.

Should you wear a climbing helmet?

When climbing or instructing outdoors, I always wear a helmet. What are your thoughts? This great article by Dan Middleton on the BMC website, will give you further insight into this interesting subject. https://www.thebmc.co.uk/tech-skills-why-to-wear-a-helmet

SPA Consolidation

The SPA training continues to go well. Spent the day at Rosyth quarry today and got 5 climbs in with another new climbing partner, Dave. It has been really good spending time with so many different people, hearing about their experiences. Sharing the highs, and the falls. Rigging at the top seems to be very […]

why do I coach activities?

I have been asked this question quite often. More so by my mother in law than anyone else. The easy answer is simple…… I enjoy it! To elaborate on that, I have people coming to me of all ages and abilities.  These people come for a variety of reasons including: Wanting to try a sport […]

Olympic Climbing bid fails

So Climbing never made the final cut for the Olympic short list. Was pipped at the post by Baseball, Wrestling and Squash. I have the utmost respect for any sportsperson who pushes themselves to the extent where they are able to challenge the best from around the world. The focus and dedication it takes, regardless […]

The Clove Hitch, my new friend

I recently attended Single Pitch Award training through Climb MTS. A very informative and effective training weekend. The biggest learning curve for me after ‘simplicity’ was the use of the clove hitch. Whether setting up the belay after a single pitch or setting up anchors ahead of an abseil or top rope session, the clove […]

New Website

We are delighted to announce our new Website. Bear with us while we build it up to be the best resource for Abseil, Archery, Climbing, Mountaineering, Team Building and other events.

SPA Training

 This weekend saw me attending my Single Pitch Award training through Stuart and the team at Climbmts. The course was delivered in a friendly and informative manner. Stuart has the ability to work with a group of people yet at an individual level. He was able to adapt the knowledge and skillset of each of […]

Archery

Archery is the art, practice, or skill of propelling arrows with the use of a bow, from Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat, while in modern times, its main use is that of a recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically known as an “archer” or “bowman”, and one who is fond […]