Author Archives: Mr Alderson

A day in the gorge

Today we went and did the most drenching thing ever. The beautiful but deadly gorge. The gorge that we went up was called the black gorge. It had just rained the day before so the water level and difficulty of … Continue reading

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Sea Traversing

Thursday Evening: We went climbing in a group of 8.We started by practising on the walls in 2 groups of 4 people and we used the technique of  b-laying each other.After we had a turn on each wall we moved … Continue reading

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Rock Climbing

Yesterday evening we went to the climbing wall and there were 2 walls that we climbed with manual b-layers and I managed to climb to the top of both walls. After those walls we went to the crazy climbs which … Continue reading

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The traverse curse

As we set of on our evening activities, I was informed that my room (me, Josh, Lucas, Reid, Shaheer, Finn, Kian and Aiden) would be undergoing rock climbing, which was taking place at a massive warehouse around 15 minutes from … Continue reading

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Moel Siabod

Wednesday: Yesterday evening, the activities we did were rock climbing, the blindfolded square, the hanging maze and the levitation. The levitation activity was were you had to get every team member on a platform 0.5 meters above the ground. Thursday: … Continue reading

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Hailstones on Tryfan

Today we climbed the steep and rocky mountain called Tryfan ( pronounced Trivan ). Unlike the other mountains we have climbed, this one didn’t have any rivers for anyone to fall into. it was quite a steep climb with a … Continue reading

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Ogwen

Last night, we did problem solving in two groups. The first task was a complicated, hanging ball maze. We had to roll a ball through a maze whilst going over the numbers in chronological order whilst dodging the holes. The … Continue reading

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So basically we climbed a mountain

So starting from last night’s evening events, our group started with the hanging maze. For this challenge, there was a black 8 ball and a hanging maze (literally) with holes and numbers. We had to move the ball to the … Continue reading

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Gorge Porge Norge Lorge George

After dinner at 7:30 we met for the evening activities. We were split into two groups ( Kai, Tanzin, Eleni, Hazel, Reid, Shaheer, Aiden). we were doing a game where one person was allocated the leader and had to communicate … Continue reading

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The Gorge Storge

As the evening activities begun we were sitting at the dining room tables and were split into 2 groups, Slippery rats ( Kai, Tanzin, Aiden, Reid ,Hazel ,Eleni ,Shaheer) and the other which i do not know the name of. … Continue reading

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