Tag: After The Send

3rd Rock

For a while now, we here at After the Send have been big fans of 3rd Rock clothing. We first discovered them a few years ago and our obsession has grown from there, infecting the rest of the After the Send crew. 3rd Rock website The 3rd Rock message is ‘our planet, our playground’; meaning…
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Dorset Bolt Fund

Dorset Bolt Fund Click this link to donate to the Dorset Bolt Fund. Portland’s climbing history started in 1967 when Reverend Bob Stepton recorded the first routes- loose trad lines. The first 20 years of Portland climbing history were recorded to be climbed on horrible, stainless steel pegs accompanied by massive run outs. It wasn’t…
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Pongoose

Pongoose Here at After The Send we love to highlight some of the best new climbing companies. That’s why we are so excited to add Pongoose to our Friends of the Send! We first heard of Pongoose last year when there were whispers in our climbing community about someone designing a new clipping device. The…
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3 stars at Church Rock, Lulworth

3 star problems at Church Rock. The weather is terrible and the crags are wet. It’s time to take a look at some videos and work out the next crag for you! Church Rock is full of 3 star problems with beautiful backdrops, it’s well worth the visit! Music by The Blackbyrds Climbers Sam Parsons and Drew Mulcahy…
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One from Albarracin!

One from Albarracin! This is just a short video of Trystan Lowe on an incredible f7b in Albarracin, Spain called ‘Saltimbanqui’. For whatever reason, I thought it would be a good idea to have some old school music and with that, it only felt right to make it back and white. Let me know what…
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A long weekend or a short holiday?

A long weekend or a short holiday? Sam and I were definitely feeling the Fontaineblues after spending nearly 2 weeks in the magical forest. Returning home to early mornings, long commutes and living an hour away from any climbable rock was less than appealing. Luckily, there’s a bank holiday at the end of May that…
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Battle Oats

Battle Oats For my recent trip to Fontainebleau I was given some Battle Oats bars to review. Towards the end of the trip, I looked at Emmie while she was sat eating one of the White Chocolate Coconut bars (her favourite) and said, ‘s**t, I have to review those Battle Oats! What should I write?’.…
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Back on the ‘Moor

Back on the ‘Moor Sam had come back from his time on the road in Spain with a fresh desire to go out and place his own gear. And, following an accidental hiatus from climbing, I was itching to get back out too – my trad rack has been screaming at me from bags on…
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After The Send: Spanish Road Trip (part 8)

Part 8 is all about the incredible Albarracin! Keep an eye on the website for the full write up. Special thanks to 3RD ROCK and FrictionLabs  

Young’s Adventure Solutions

  Young’s Adventure Solutions ‘Young’s Adventure Solutions specialise in training for individuals and groups in Climbing and Coasteering, on the Isle of Portland and in Swanage.’ Eddy Young invited me along to take some new photos for his website and social media. Although the day was pretty cold and grey at times, the training was fun…
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After The Send: Spanish Road Trip (part 7)

Part 7 is all about the beautiful Chulilla Gorge! Keep an eye on the website for the full write up. Special thanks to 3RD ROCK and FrictionLabs

Costa Blanca Rope Swing

While on my recent trip around Spain I heard about a 50 meter rope swing in Costa Blanca, it had to be done. Check out the write up from Costa Blanca here. Plus the video here.