Pictures: Matt Pycroft
“Yeah, he’s only a bloody good bloke.” These are often my ideas after watching one other Attenborough documentary or listening to something come out of Invoice Gate’s mouth. They had been additionally my ideas after tuning into the premier of Coldhouse Collective’s most up-to-date climbing movie ‘A Feather within the West’ and listening to the eagerness from Irish primarily based climber, Iain Miller, in direction of growing his native climbing scene.
“Chubby balding center aged man that sometimes goes climbing”
A Feather within the West follows a group of 4 proficient Irish climbers; Chloe Condron, Kevin Kilroy, Michelle O’Loughlin and Conor McGovern as they journey to the small island of Owey, on the northern coast of Eire. Throughout their travels, they discover a number of the most aesthetically pleasing, pristine situation, unclimbed rock.
Throughout their journey, they spend time with Iain (aka the “good bloke”). Iain is a self-proclaimed “chubby balding center aged man that sometimes goes climbing,” who has helped develop the climbing scene within the area with the publication of his guidebooks. We’ll allow you to tuck into the movie above, however it’s nice to listen to Iain’s ardour for climbing within the area – and why wouldn’t you be stoked, with climbing like that in your entrance door?