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I regained sensation in the instep of my right foot sometime a month later in Berlin. We are very proud of our Youth Squad at the Glasgow Climbing Centre. Only one thing keeps a person going when the road seems endless: perseverance. Finally, on Christmas Day, the trio of New Zealand climbers, Fyfe, Graham and Clarke, reached the summit, up the difficult North Ridge. Don’t get me wrong, I love summer produce, but there is something about a big bowl of hearty soup or chili that provides a state of zen for me.

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