New Coaching Book on its way to the Printers

How To Climb Harder: The latest climbing coaching book form Pesda Press
How To Climb Harder: The latest climbing coaching book form Pesda Press

Well its been a busy week for me, and today after a mammoth checking and signing off session at Pesda Press my coaching book ‘How to Climb Harder’, has finally been wired to the printers. The book captures all the knowledge I have developed through teaching climbing and studying, as well as research into various areas. If you like this book captures all the tricks and techniques I use to help my clients get better at climbing.

Its an exciting time, in that I can only hope that my own coaching, guiding and instruction business will start to build momentum after its publication. The book is like no other you have read on climbing technique, and with my writing, photography and research; and Pete the designer at Pesda Press eye for detail and style, we have managed to make something that is truly amazing.

The book has something for everyone whether you are starting out and need to learn the basic techniques, or making your way through the grades and want to learn a bit about the techniques and tactics of leading, to a climber at the very top of their game wanting some tips on the psychology of success.

The book is also incredible value at £15.99 and it should be available in shops from the 1st week in September.

Big Wall Climbing Courses 14th & 15th August

How to Big Wall Course - Get ready for Yosemite!
How to Big Wall Course - Get ready for Yosemite!

A new big wall course is running on the weekend of the 14th & 15th August. This course is ideal if you are planning a trip to go big wall climbing in Yosemite, and will help you to prepare for the challenge ahead. If you are interested in the course then more information can be found here or you can contact me here.

New Coaching and Instructing Website


Well I have been busy trying to finish off a new website for my coaching and instructing website, Snowdonia Mountain Guides. Moving it to a joomla based website. Hopefully it is more user friendly than this blog and the previous site that was made in wordpress. My plan is to slowly move the better articles from this blog over to the new site. At present the site is still part of the lifeinthevertical domain, but I am planning to move it to an independent domain, as soon as possible.

There site in now live, and I look forward to any feedback you guys have, and even more to some bookings over the next month or so.