― The weather looked pretty rubbish for a session at Almscliff. Windy with a real threat of rain. I drove in through a light shower with expectations lower than an investment banker's morals. Craig was at Low Man looking equally unimpressed by the weather. We warmed up and agreed there was only one thing for it, we had to prostrate ourselves under the Virgin Traverse. A Cliff classic, 30 odd feet of overhanging roof traverse at font 6C, it's a beast. ∙ We got stuck in, and here is the rub [...].