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Palmistry: Hands after 6 Weeks

This is a photo of my wrinkly and dried out right hand taken approximately 30 minutes after a two hour session at the gym on Friday—I almost sent my first V2, hoorah! 201 kata lagi

Rock Climbing

Clematis Jackmanii Superba

Clematis Jackmanii Superba. The RHS description is as follows: Clematis can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or herbaceous perennials, mostly climbing by twining leaf-stalks, and often with showy flowers. 388 kata lagi


Mountains in Life

“The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain-he is inspired by it.The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem–he is challenged by it.Mountains are created to be conquered;adversities are designed to be defeated;problems are sent to be solved.It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.”- William Arthur Ward

Last Week I Only Climbed Once...

And it was terrible!

Since starting climbing, I’ve gone to the gym on average 3-4 times a week, sometimes with others, and sometimes alone to do the auto-belay routes and a bit of bouldering. 283 kata lagi

Rock Climbing

That Obligatory Introduction

Hello! My name is Ella and I think I’m becoming obsessed with climbing.

I started climbing quite recently (May 2017) and this blog is mostly about tracking my progress, along with any observations I’ve made about climbing—or life in general. 110 kata lagi

Rock Climbing

Step by Step

02 June 2017: Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

Five Reasons I love the Redemption Capri (gear review!)

If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know that I am a Skirt Sports Ambassador. I wrote about it a while back and still love being a part of the movement. 447 kata lagi