"Given the English obsession with the weather it is little wonder that climbers in this country are always banging on about conditions"
Pure gold this!! And I've not even read the whole thing!!
Nice work Yoot.
I'd add that luck doesn't play much part in breezy showery days any more. You can access live rainfall data from your phone and avoid the showers before they hit, or spot where's been spared.
Great piece of writing John in one of the most misunderstood areas of climbing.