Friday, 30 July 2010

Week Two, on Tiree with The Roses Project

Miles of fine quiet coastel walking and small but shapely hills. Surf breaks from the top of the Hough hills.

The group heading up one of Tiree's fine Hills above the Maze beach.

Russel climbing on the great fun rock that abounds the coast on Tiree.

James loving the coasteering!

This week Andy Spink and Ben Wallace have been out on Tiree working on a staff training course for the Himmat Project from Halifax. A challenging and fun week including loads of adventures including Climbing, kayaking, coasteering, hill walking, and of course surfing!
Tiree as usual was just beautiful! We missed allot of the wetter weather and saw a good share of sunshine, swell and dry rock, perfect.
Whilst we were over on Tiree, Andy Wardle and Danny Goodwin were out working for Hebridean Pursuits on another Roses Project course out at Tavool House on Mull this week with a School from Norwich.

tiree bouldering July 2010

Tiree offers amazing bouldering potential! Here is a short film to inspire you!

Andy and Ben have been working on a Roses Project residential course, multy activity was the order of the week, kayaking, surfing , climbing, walking, coasteering all added up to a challenging and exciting week of intense staff training for the Himmat Project workers from Halifax.

Friday, 23 July 2010

Himmat Project on Tiree 'Roses Project' course

The Hough expedition!

Early morning on Tiree's west coast.

surfs up dudes!

Coasteering at the East End.

This week Andy has been working with the Himmat Project from Halifax on Tiree.
The 'Roses Project' courses are by The Roses Charitable Trust, who offer residential experiences for young people from all over the UK.
The week was full of adventures and challenges! Tiree has been amazing with great weather and swell conditions!
Andy is on the island of Tiree for another week of courses and adventure activities with another group of young people from Bradford.
Danny Goodwin and Andy Wardle were working for Hebridean Pursuits Ltd this week at our outdoor centre On Mull. Tavool House.

Tiree adventures, wet and dry!

Friday, 16 July 2010

Perth Young Carers Come to Mull with Roses Project.

waterfall at Tavool, spot people at bottom right!
perfect cragging venue for groups.

water water everywhere!
camping on Ulva.

This week Andy has been working over on Mull with a fabulous bunch of young people from Perth.
Based at Tavool House Outdoor Centre run by
They had a great time kayaking, climbing, canyoning, gorge walking, camping and much more!
It's a privilege to work with such great kids and leaders! Thanks to all!

Erraid climbing evening off!

Andy in, Tykes lead! Strangely awkward!
Hamish enjoys the rest!

Danny high on granite.

Thrutchy little number.

Jura from the Ross of Mull.

Hard work if you can get it! The cakes at the sweet 'Ulva Ferry Boat House Cafe' is amazing!

Danny and Andy headed to Erraid off Mull's south shore on Tuesday evening for a quick climb.

This lovely wee island offers some amazing cragging and bouldering on courses sound pink granite.

The day had been spent running a cragging session for a young carers group, who were staying at Tavool House Outdoor Centre with

for the week.

Thursday, 8 July 2010

Roses Project adventure activity courses.

Our summer season is under full steam, loads of groups , laughter, adventures with the Roses Project on Mull and Tiree.
Here's some photos of previous groups who have been us recently!
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Monday, 5 July 2010

Happy Christmas David. Coasteering present with Hebridean

David's long awaited Christmas pressie! a wild day but great fun!

Saturday, 3 July 2010

wild day coasteering at seil island!

Today Andy was coasteering with Kirstin and David at the very wild and stormy Seil Island!
Swell was huge! so allot of the normal coasteering journey was off limits! However we found excellent fun in the shore dump and buffer zones close to the islands off the harbour area.
A great adventure and a sheltered jumping session in the quarry later on!
film to follow when i have made it, watch this space and come coasteering with

Friday, 2 July 2010

Heading back to Mull next week to work at Tavool House Outdoor centre and hoping for some more new routing adventures.

Mull offers a great range of perfect granite and new routing potential as well as the amazing Erraid single pitch heaven!

Thursday, 1 July 2010

Hordle Walhampton School on Mull.

heading down off Ben More at approx 700m lovely warm sunnt weather!

tavool house and the kids!

congratulations everyone a brilliant achievement to climb the big hill!

Over the last few days Andy has been working with a school group on Mull, They had a great fun time running around the grounds of Tavool House Outdoor centre, climbing up Mull's highest peak, Ben More 966m and taking part in the Tavool Challenge, a mixture of gorge scrambling, climbing, orienteering and team building.

Everyone was challenged to their own levels and the mass ascent of Ben More was a fantastic day and achievement for all!