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Warning! Climbing is addictive!

Desiree Verbeek – Director and Climbing guide at Rock & Sun recently wrote a blog for SportsCover Direct. Because more and more research shows that Bouldering and Climbing can be a remedy for anxiety and depression, she titled it: “Climbing … Continue reading

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How to Improve 2 Grades in 1 Week With Rock & Sun

Rock & Sun trip #5 I believe This time was slightly different. A structured weeklong course purely on performance coaching. Working on choosing a route, analysing from the ground and then actually climbing it as efficiently as possible. I initially … Continue reading

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Finding Cheap Flights

We are happy to share what we’ve learnt from booking flights all over the world on a regular basis. First of all, we advise to use skyscanner.com. This website not only compares flights from different airlines, it also shows a … Continue reading

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Hill and Mountain Skills Launch

Rock and Sun have just launched all new hill and mountain skills courses for 2014. Check them out on the website here. http://www.rockandsun.com/hill-and-mountain/

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Sardinia

Sardinia is home to many wonderful cliffs and the scenery is jaw dropping. The climbs range through all grades, single pitch and multi pitch. There are several rock types including granite and limestone. The area that Rock and Sun use … Continue reading

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CWA assessment at Boulders

Sunday we ran a Climbing Wall Award assessment at Boulders in Cardiff. This was probably the last one to run in 2013. There was a great Christmas atmosphere they even had a tree. Unfortunately one of the delegates didn’t make, … Continue reading

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Climbing Wall Award training (CWA)

A great weekend running a Climbing Wall Award training course at The Warehouse in Gloucester. We used Dean Close school in Cheltenham for our second wall visit. The photo shows the delegates enjoying the problem solving session. As usual this … Continue reading

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November Newsletter 2013

That Was the Month That Was! So where did October go? Whipped away in the wild winds before we even had a chance to make references to Halloween and Firework Night! Well – have we got news for you! Not … Continue reading

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Rock Climbing in the Wye Valley

The Wye Valley is one of the most beautiful areas in Britain and is home to some wonderful limestone crags. The variety of rocking climbing on offer is staggering. From short, single pitch climbs to multi-pitch giants. Trad and adventure … Continue reading

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Where Eagles Dare and Parrots only Talk About It!

An Update To The Rockfax Guide To Climbing In The Costa Blanca Our resident Climbing Manager in Spain is always out on the crags – and he’s very kindly given us an insightful update on the RockFax Climbing Guide – … Continue reading

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