Monday, September 22, 2014

Sportsclimbing, Ghar Lapsi Caves & Xaqqa Seacliffs, Sep. 21st

On Sunday we continued the climbing with more sports-routes at Ghar Lapsi Caves and a multi-pitch at Xaqqa Seacliffs.. I was not impressed by my climbing form, but at least I'm starting to get the hang of techniques for rope-work and safety again.. We wrapped up the weekend with some DSW-traverses where the swims when falling were very enjoyable..

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sportsclimbing, Southern Malta, Sept 20th

Trying to get back into climbing so headed to southern Malta with the guide Kurt and tried out routes in Wied Babu and Ghar Lapsi area.. 33 degrees Celsius and 80% humidity took its toll but luckily we had a steady breeze to soften the blow a bit..

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Wreck Diving Malta, Um El Faroud, Sept 14th

Sunday diving on the Um El Faroud wreck at Wied iz Zurrieq / Blue Grottos on Malta.. 1st dive was pretty regular, mostly on the outside with some quick swim-throughs, on the second dive we explored the inner parts of the boat, heading down into the engine room etc. Max depth was close to 35 meters with a dive time of about 40 minutes total. Mid-September but still around 25 C sea temperature.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sailing, Roslagen, September 6th-8th

Sunny September sailing with colleagues from work and with the lady.. This time of the year the nights and mornings are fairly chilly, causing fog to roll in from the open sea.. It lifts after some hours of sun though and during the days temperature rose to around 20 C.. We anchored for the night at  a great spot on the north-western side of Fälön, very scenic and good protection from easterly winds..

Monday, September 01, 2014

Sailing, Roslagen, Aug 30th-31st

We have reached end of summer and autumn just around the corner.. We had a great sailing weekend with my Bellona 23 in Roslagen.. Wind was around 4-7 m/s most of the time, perfect for relaxed cruising..