Jen Wilby

“Memories are the best thing you’ll ever have” By Jen Wilby

Switzerland 2013 UK -> St Gotthardo -> Chironico -> Cresciano -> Chironico -> St Gotthardo -> Magic Wood -> UK in 3 weeks Memories are a funny thing, each moment passing becoming a memory stored within. We use them to remember good times and bring back nostalgic feelings we wish to re-live. So I guess […]

Attaching the Metolius Wood Grips Fingerboard to a Pull Up Bar

Due to a request on how I mounted my fingerboard to my pull up bar, I thought it would be easier to post on here how I did it. When I say “I” I clearly mean my better half, me and DIY do not work ! This is a photo of the over all fingerboard, […]

Control Your Breathing…Control Your Fear: BlocFest Rocks RCC By Jen Wilby

“So much of our suffering – as individuals is caused by fear and fear is at the very root of our ego” When using the word “fear” in the climbing environment, most will talk about a fear of physical pain related to hurting themselves, falling off etc. Whilst physical pain is part of climbing (I’ll talk […]

BlocFest takes over the Castle By Jen Wilby

BlocFest takes over the Castle By Jen Wilby

The Castle is a magnificent victorian building towering over the Finsbury Park area of North London and on the 8th December it was host to the 2nd round of the amazing new BlocFest Bouldering Festival. BlocFest is 5 giant bouldering festivals led by world class boulder setters across the South of England, but its not […]

"Little French beers, pain au chocolats, pain au raisins and some climbing in Fontainebleau By Jen Wilby

“Little French beers, pain au chocolats, pain au raisins and some climbing in Fontainebleau By Jen Wilby

The moment had come, it was time to leave Ailefroide and make our penultimate drive to the Foret of Fontainebleau, armed with the 7&8’s book which I felt privileged to own (Thanks to R.C.C’s Christmas Raffle), I was psyched.I’ve been climbing for 7 years and this is my 9th visit to the Forest. Most of […]

On The Road Again By Jen Wilby

10 days ago we left the heat and the tourists of Rodellar and headed south to La Manga for a week of R&R at my parents. After 13 hours in the van we crashed out next to the beach and vowed to spend the next 2 days doing nothing at all. Like a typical brit […]