Here are all my ramblings about climbing. Well not just climbing; I've basically lumped any blog posts about "adventure sports" here. Climbing summer/winter is going to form the main bulk of the content with some posts about skiing, kayaking, cycing and triathlon.

Latest blog posts

Snowdon Jolly

climbing snowdon crib-goch snowdon-horseshoe by Simon Mayes (@msyea)

A two day jolly in Snowdon. Stayed at the awesome Glen Aber Hotel in Betws-y-Coed. Day 1 we climbed Crib Goch through Carnedd Ugain and to the Snowdon Summit and descended via Y Lliwedd - “The Snowdon Horseshoe”. Day 2 was a very quick ascent of Tryfan and a dash to London.

Val d'Isère

climbing ski-touring skiiing val-disere tignes espace-killy by Simon Mayes (@msyea)

Val d’Isère what a blowout. Espace Killy still my favourite ski area!

Digital Mapping

climbing maps harvey-maps by Simon Mayes (@msyea)

I’ve finally made the move to digital and custom mapping. Let’s see how it works out! I was about to buy some new Harvey Maps Mountain Maps and I noticed their Digital maps option, so I took a look.

Scotland February 2016

climbing trip scotland by Simon Mayes (@msyea)

I’ve just come back from a cracking week climbing in Lochaber and the Cairngorms with a friend and with awesome guiding from John Orr. Conditions were mixed but more settled towards the end of the week.

OS mars map

climbing maps os by Simon Mayes (@msyea)

I’ve just stumbled across this little gem. When the cartographers aren’t playing with their spatial data and apps they map other planets!