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Ecrin’s part 2

Marianne entered the competition tout a bloc and i was her “cheer leader” for 2 days. After tout a bloc we where going to climb whit my family. My little brothers never lead climbed anything so now was the time to learn them what climbing is about. A little movie for up-date edited by Marianne.

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Ailefroide pt. 2

And another day with internet :) It’s hard to get a good connection to upload photo’s and videos…But now in Gap (yes, close to Céüse) I’m having a good connection :)We left Ailefroide because the weather predicted some cold days with maybe some rain. So Bérarde and Céüse are my next desinations. We’d been climbing…

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Ecrin’s part 1

It was a struggle to leave the Netherlands. I had to fix my van: new rear bearings new Vuseeballs .But finally we left the 10th. The first stop was Baume les Dame for some sport climbing. After a warming up I climbed a nice 6c through a little cave. To find out the 6a after that was really shitty. After  a nice swim we drove on to breakdown…

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Ailefroide pt. 1

Finally, some internet to write about my adventures. I’m eating McFlurry and enjoy the free internet of the MacDonalds in Brinacon. Just went shopping. We have a rest day to spend some money on climbing stuff. I have a new backpack, really small and still big (45L Grivel) I really needed one, after my tour…

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Can’t wait!

Just a day or two to go…and then…I’ll be on the road. Heading for the Alps to climb! Finally climbing on real rock!I’ve been sitting at home, not knowing what to do here any longer. Loads of things to do though, but just can’t concentrate any longer :)Climbing countdown

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Le Tour de France

Again a long weekend working for me but next weekend Climbing :) . Last days it was chaos in the City because of Le Grande Depart of the Tour de France. The complete city was closed down from east to west. Realy nice because i live south of Rotterdam and work at Heigtspecialists on the…

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Pink Moon Run 2010

Haha! Surprises are fun!Yesterday evening I joined the ‘Pink Moon Run’ in Muiden. Thanks to: Hans, Alie, Diederik, Dennis, Gertrude en Johan, Erik, …I was able to get even €60,- together! I ran for breast cancer together with more then 150 other runners and walkers. The run was nice: after one kilometre I was all…

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Running for breast cancer

The temperatures here in Holland are raising sky-high: over 30˚C. And somehow I like to run: bad combination. So, most of the times I take a swim after running. This evening I’ll join a special run, a run against Breast Cancer: Pink Moon Run. ‘A Sister’s Hope’ organises every year a run starting and ending…

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My home/van

On Sunday I made all kinds of plans of how to improve the interior of my van. Making more shelfs, decorating the seats, putting a top window in the roof, painting the roof… I had the feeling I could make it a real home now. Ready for the Summer in the Alps! On Monday I…

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