Pro climber, route-setter, commentator & coach
Gaz has been on the UK and worldwide climbing scene for over 3 decades. First of all he was a trad climber, opening many new routes in the UK. He then concentrated on bouldering and climbed up to V13 (8b) while being on the British Bouldering Team and winning the Arco Rockmaster invitation only event in 2007. Now Gaz concentrates on sport climbing, climbing up to 8c+ in Spain and many 8c’s around the world.
Admin and belayer
Kate started climbing at school but always preferred indoor climbing (bouldering) to climbing outside. In her early 20’s she competed in many world cups as a member of the British Bouldering Team. After that Kate and Gaz went to live in Spain but Kate never developed a love of sport climbing. Kate no longer climbs, having now gone back to her childhood love of horses. For the last few years she has focussed on endurance riding, having completed upto 160km at international level. During Covid in 2020 she took up carriage driving with two of her endurance horses and is now completely obsessed with yet another new sport.
Kate and Gaz live with a menagerie of 6 horses, 7 podencos and 2 cats. Unfortunately all of them are attention seekers and none of them are at all helpful. They are extremely entertaining though, the office is never boring and the office window looks out directly onto the horses :-)
Podencos make great crag dogs and many are desperately looking for homes. If you are interested in knowing more about the breed and maybe adopting one please ask us. We know many Spanish rescue charities and our dream is to help as many pods as possible to find their forever sofa.