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Swiss ditty

Date: July 2009
Submitted by: Anthony Wordsworth

The Colmcillers arrived in July

Determined to give the Eiger a try

They travelled on the Jungfraujoch

The price gave them a hell of a shock

The Mitteleggi had too much snow

So Monch and Jungfrau were given a go

The Monch was conquered with relative ease

The Jungfrau almost brought us to our knees

Lost on the rock and battered by snow

To the top we still had to go

Even though we descended in mist

Our faces were still burnt to a crisp

We pottered about on Meiringen crag

5a - 6c were in the bag

To the Alpenrose for beers and dinner

With a lovely waitress we were onto a winner

For once the weather forecast was right

We were off to the Furka pass at first light (not quite)

13 pitches in the blazing sun

We still managed to have some fun

Now folks we've had a great 2 weeks

We're just lovin' these Alpine meets

So raise a glass and take the weight off your feet

Let's get drunk and enjoy the burnt meat

23 Jul 2009

I would just like to point out that Ant was not the only Wordsworth involved in this little ditty. There were a number of others and several beers!!!

24 Jul 2009
Pete Smith

I can see why you don't want all the credit to be his.

24 Jul 2009

Hence the photo with all the signatures. Ahem?

Photo of Route