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Harsh.......

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......was how my wife described me, and how a friend described me, well his exact words were "you took your Mrs up Pen Y Fan?? Hahaha bit harsh!" That friend is 3 Para! I'm still trying to work out if he thought I was brave or stupid, on reflection it's probably a bit of both! I had to be in H at the weekend to sort a few things out, so knowing the weather was going to be decent at the Fan, I figured it would be an ideal opportunity to introduce myself to the route, but sometimes, bravado really should take a back seat, especially when you have precious cargo in tow! 

Friday evening was spent kitting Mrs Rushen out with new boots, new socks, new trousers, Helly Hansen base layers for top and bottom and furry white gloves, her preference to the ones I picked out, as opposed to the practical North Face ones. However the furry white ones were still North Face, so I figured, I would let her have her way. I then had to spend the next two hours watching that Twilight dross,…