Scree scrambling: BRONZE downside
I am honoured to present you with the mountainous, yet not Olympian, awards for our teams’ recent Snowdonia hiking downsides. The lows of the experience. These downsides played an essential role in making the highs, the upsides, so much more intense and pleasurable. 3rd place for the downsides goes to….
Bronze winner: Scree scrambling
No-one told me we’d be scrambling, we’d have to use our HANDS
The scramble was an unexpected, unpleasant, suprise for those with immaculately mannicured nails.
There were mumbles of being mislead and longing looks back. But no-one mentioned turning back. Going forward meant that we all had to scramble.
For unmanicured, short-nailed, me – traversing the slippy slate was actually fun. A tad exciting!
Like a prince charming, one young guide took his cheeky disposition downhill to catch any slippers. Some of the girls considered deliberately Miss footing, but no-one was prepared to lose face in order to win a hand up.
This experience achieved ‘One Frown’ :( on the Wendy House rating scale - Ratings explained