Tom Newberry

Made in China: Yangshuo – Tom Newberry

A coach, a plane, a minibus and a sleeper bus took us on the 36 hour journey from Exeter to Yangshuo, China. I’m completely blown away. Yangshuo is a very unique place, unlike anywhere I’ve ever been. The city itself is buzzing and has become a booming tourist attraction for Chinese travellers; hotels, touring services […]

A 6 Month Climbing Binge by Tom Newberry

I write this blog on my final rest day, in the dying days of a 6 month climbing binge. Since August last year I have been on a series of spur of the moment trips to all over Europe and Asia. No plans, no ticklists, just climbing, traveling and general bumming around. I vaguely set […]

Spring Sends – Tom Newberry

Spring shock to start the sport season, or not! Each spring I start to think about getting fit and returning to rope climbing. I never find this easy though, the simplicity of bouldering keeps drawing me back. Which means despite good intentions of the odd day out in March/April it is usually July time until […]