UP THE ANTE
How long has it been since you’ve felt the exciting tingle of something new? It’s said that your comfort zone will shrink over time so, to counter that contraction, keep pushing at the boundaries. There are many ways to do this, the most important factor being to progress slowly as this way you’re more likely to retain the confidence and ease you’ve worked for. That said, there are some benefits to jumping in at the deep end. Climbing and ghyll scrambling can improve your head for heights, body awareness and route-finding ability – and who doesn’t want to slide down a waterfall?