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Malham Conditions....
April 15, 2006, 03:58:51 pm
Anyone know what Malham (mainly central catwalk area)has been like this weekend so far? I.e Conditions/how busy? Looking to go up monday, so would appreciate any info....

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#1 Re: Malham Conditions....
April 15, 2006, 06:58:26 pm
Was there on Friday and many things were dry or drying out. Raindogs was seeping on the pocket and on the foothold above, but most things to the left were do-able, and all the stuff to the right (except the Groove) should be in condition by now.

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#2 Re: Malham Conditions....
April 15, 2006, 07:01:53 pm
Cheers Andy, exactly what i was after  8)

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#3 Re: Malham Conditions....
April 15, 2006, 07:18:27 pm
What are you going for, if you want a bit more in-depth info

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#4 Re: Malham Conditions....
April 16, 2006, 10:59:10 am
Raindogs is the priority, so will ahve to take a teatowel for the pocket, and hope rest is still in good nick. Cheers for info Andy...

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#5 Re: Malham Conditions....
April 16, 2006, 11:10:28 am
reckon this should become a sticky post too bubba...

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#6 Re: Malham Conditions....
April 16, 2006, 11:21:58 am
Raindogs is the priority, so will ahve to take a teatowel for the pocket, and hope rest is still in good nick. Cheers for info Andy...

The polished foothold above the flakes at the start had a seepage line on Friday, but with a bit of luck it may be dry tomorrow. The pocket at the bottom was soaking and I wouldn't put much money on it being dry, so a teatowel is essential, but a portable hairdryer may be a better bet! Everything from the second bolt up was and should be fine though

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#7 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 01, 2006, 09:34:39 pm
Everything was climbable on Saturday, shouold stay dry for a good while now unless we get a severe drenching.

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#8 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 09, 2006, 09:59:19 am
Kilnsey was totally dry and warm on Saturday as well.

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#9 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 14, 2006, 09:00:54 pm
Malham was fucking awesome todya, really good nick, maybe a bit chilly, but a good day to lose my malham virginity!  ;D

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#10 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 15, 2006, 10:06:16 pm
Bet your glad you got your first Malham route ticked. Found it a bit tougher than you expected though didn't you youth  ;) Time to get training that stamina...

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#11 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 16, 2006, 09:36:52 am
what was the chosen route? Consenting? Sycophants? Rose Cornonary? Bella Lugosi  ;)

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#12 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 16, 2006, 11:41:46 am
That crappy 6a+, Begozi the lounge lizard or whatever.

Rose Coronary WILL be ticked by me next time...

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#13 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 16, 2006, 12:48:32 pm
ooh not a good choice...

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#14 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 16, 2006, 01:03:48 pm
Yeah, not sure if that actually counts......

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#15 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 16, 2006, 04:44:58 pm
Well, it may not be 7a but I still want to do it :)

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#16 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 16, 2006, 04:48:20 pm
Sorry, my comments were directed at begoio, rather than Rose Coronary, which itself is a good climb. If you want something a bit more bouldery Sycophants is good.

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#17 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 16, 2006, 04:50:08 pm
ah right i see. Well seeing as it is the first chuff of the year (and in a year too) for me, I was surprised not to fail miserably and not flash it. It's a crap short route but it was OK really...

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#18 Re: Malham Conditions....
May 20, 2006, 05:13:21 pm
Anyone been up today (sat), if so what condition is the start of Raindogs, the pocket and edge above in particular.

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#19 Re: Malham Conditions....
September 25, 2006, 10:43:58 am
Malham was bone-dry on friday if anyone's interested.

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#20 Re: Malham Conditions....
September 25, 2006, 10:57:29 am
did you get rose coronary done??

( i want to do this)

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#21 Re: Malham Conditions....
October 12, 2006, 11:40:19 pm
Alas nay, I was on a geological field trip and got a right bollocking for campussing around at Gordale!

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#22 Re: Malham Conditions....
October 17, 2006, 10:21:14 am
Can anyone provide an update on Malham Conditions? anyone been this weekend? Whats wet basically......

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#23 Re: Malham Conditions....
October 17, 2006, 11:06:53 am
Went on Sunday.  Quite a lot of stuff was wet - Yosemite Wall to New Dawn etc pretty damp (though Aaron did climb New Dawn later on, but he has got a bit in reserve on it I guess!).  Zoolook was basically climable but too wet to redpoint I believe.  Raindogs had some dampness on first pockets but people were climbing it with some messing about with towels, belayed mate on Overnight which was dry.  Further right mostly dry with dampness on the obvious things.   I guess it will be a bit drier now but rain is forecast later today and on and off for the rest of week I guess things will stay in similar state or start to get worse.

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#24 Re: Malham Conditions....
October 17, 2006, 11:09:46 am
Ian you forgot to mention that most of upstairs is still climbable, everything left of SYT towards Free and Easy looked do-able.