This week, a colourful bundle of cosy joy arrived through my letter box. I'd been eagerly anticipating the launch of the Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) beanie for weeks, after first seeing some pictures on their Twitter feed. It has to be said that I love a woolly hat and the bright colourful stripes of the … Continue reading A colourful bundle of cosy joy
Autumn....a time of year when many climbers start to think about planning a winter trip to go sport climbing somewhere warm. After the long days of summer out at the crag, on real rock, the prospect of a winter climbing indoors on plastic can, for some, be a depressing thought. Enter the climbing trip! With … Continue reading 5 Favourite Climbing Destinations in Europe
On Sunday 13 September 2015, around 270 mountain bikers set off from the small village of Hade Edge to tackle the Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge. Now in it's 23rd year, the Challenge raises money in aid of the 1st Holme Valley Scouts and offers 3 different lengths of route: short (17.94 miles), medium (22.6 … Continue reading Challenging mountain biking in Last of the Summer Wine country
The Outdoor Girl site has won the Webtogs Best Climbing Blog award for 2015. With the final winners for each category being chosen by a public vote, a big thank you goes to all those who voted for this site.
“People on bikes aren’t just obstacles, something to be avoided. They are flesh and blood: Mums and Dads, Brothers and Sisters, Sons and Daughters.” (taken from Space video) I’ve been cycling for years, mainly off-road mountain biking, but still that usually means going on sections of road to link the trails so I'm no stranger … Continue reading Cyclists are flesh and blood