Gogarth

Once again, we got lucky with the weather. The “usual” slot for the Gogarth meet is sometime around 10th June but the tides weren’t great, so I pushed it back a week. Lucky escape, as we missed a battering from 50mph winds – imagine that at the bottom of Main Cliff…

As it was, it turned out gorgeous!

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Helen and I had an Upper Tier classic E2 double bill on Saturday, with The Strand and Park Lane – Doomsville, a couple of stupendous lines, before an earlyish finish to get the barbies lit on the beach.

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The rest of the team gradually drifted in and by 8ish the beach was full of around 60 Rucksackers and guests.

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A major innovation this year was marshmallows, which went down a treat with the younger attendees…

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Sunday turned out just as gorgeous, so we went for the gentler option of Castle Helen – a plan we shared with a bunch of other folks. Plenty of room.

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We were joined on Lighthouse Arête by Collette, a fearless new member, who comfortably enjoyed a baptism of fire with her first Gogarth route.

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Same time, same place, next year!

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