Recovery - by Dave Sarkar

Blog sponsored by Scarpa UK




It happens to us all at some time in our climbing life. The last couple of years have been very good and I’ve been lucky enough to be injury free, in fact through all my years of climbing I’ve never really had any serious injuries. My mates all say it’s because I’ve never been trying hard enough, I argue it’s because I train and climb very smart and know my body well enough to back off.

That doesn’t mean I’ve been…

Posted: 17/08/2016
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Maintenance - by Dave Sarkar

Blog sponsored by Scarpa.


It’s a funny word ‘maintenance’, for me it conjures up images of blokes in greasy blue overalls, with blackened faces, drinking pint mugs of tea and fettling machines with spanners.

Maintenance can mean many other things too- for instance The Depot Leeds is enjoying a spot of maintenance and looks all the fresher for the new paintwork not to mention the improved circuit board and cave sections. But for the purposes of this article I…

Posted: 05/06/2016