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Provisional agenda suggests to organize next ClimbWebNet meeting in the Frankenjura, near Nürnberg, Germany. Sarah, who should be in charge said: " I am not sure if I can provide a swimming pool but it can get quite hot in summer :D" In short: date: late May, early June, to be confirmed place: a "hut" from our mountaineering association should be organised. More info on the Frankenjura: http://goo.gl/XCaG6

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5th Climb Web Net meeting

This year's annual Webclimb.net meeting (already our fifth) took place in the heart of North Wales.
UKClimbing.com hosted the event in the climbing mecca of Llamberies, where among other things we got rained on, drank beer, and even molested some stone. The event was a great introduction for some of us who had never climbed trad routes before.
Location 5th Climb Web Net meeting
Location 5th Climb Web Net meeting
map by © Google.com
Left from Rainbow Wall
Left from Rainbow Wall
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Despite the uncooperative weather we went step by step owards mastery of the art, eventually leading some classic E2s and E3s. It has to be said that nothing was broken, many beers were drank, and plenty of food was eaten. And who was there? The organizers and hosts were Alan James, Jack Geldard, Mark Geistr of UKClimbing. Attending international guests included Sarah Burmester(Klettern), Peter Holub, Jiri Sika, Stanislav Holec (Czechclimbing), Hubert Canard (Belclimb), and Petr Beal(Mountain and Water). Our dear comrade Andrew Burgoon was not able to attend this year as he was busy rendering security services to Barry Obama deep behind the North Korean border. This year saw just one new member join the group.
Almost the whole groupe, we are wainting for Sarah and Jack
Almost the whole groupe, we are wainting for Sarah and Jack
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Peter Beal runs a very well visited website/blog Mountains and Water, and is a keen climber. He arrived all the way from the USA, where he lives and climbs in Boulder, Colorado.
Inside of Pete's Eats Cafe
Inside of Pete's Eats Cafe
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Outside of Pete's Eats Cafe
Outside of Pete's Eats Cafe
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Where did we climb? The First day after breakfast we went to Tremadog, an extensive area next to the road. Due to pouring rain we had to continue to another crag, which allowed us to climb under an overhang. Day two welcomed us with gray skies, but the streets were dry so some of us decided to go to Vivian quarry and some went for longer trip to Gogarth.
Scary access to Dervish sector
Scary access to Dervish sector
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Comes the Dervish
Comes the Dervish
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
At Gogarth
At Gogarth
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Sarah is leading route The Moon at Gogarth
Sarah is leading route The Moon at Gogarth
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
After we finished a very interesting route, Comes the dervish E3, 5c we also moved to Gogarth, where we climbed the route The Moon which is an eighty meters long E3, 5c. The last day showed us dark clouds and everything was wet. At the first moment we thought that we will have to be in Pete’s Eats Bar for the whole day, but after noon the sun started to shine and rock dried completely. The closet rock area was the Slate quarry. We set out for Rainbow wall and had a great day of semi-trad climbing. We did several interesting routes like Pull my Daisy and Taken the Slate (Vivian quarry, Rainbow Wall,) Gogarth, Llamberies Pass.
Peter (from Czechclimbing) is spotting another Peter (from Mountain and Water)
Peter (from Czechclimbing) is spotting another Peter (from Mountain and Water)
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Alan
Alan
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Structures at Rainbow Walls
Structures at Rainbow Walls
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Abandoned quarry
Abandoned quarry
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Overall it was a fantastic trip, and we thank our hosts at Ukclimbing.com for the hospitality.
Cig Atere, 7b by Jack
Cig Atere, 7b by Jack
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Cig Atere, 7b by Sarah
Cig Atere, 7b by Sarah
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Practising of trad climbing
Practising of trad climbing
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Alan on Pull my Daisy
Alan on Pull my Daisy
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Mark at Rainbow walls
Mark at Rainbow walls
photo by © JirkaS/Czechclimbing.com
Stunning report is here UKClimbing.com