There will not be a pub meet on Tuesday, 1st November. As we are holding our AGM on Wednesday, 2nd November. The December pub meet will be as normal on Tuesday, 6th December at The Pump House.
With a slightly dodgy forecast and lots of our members away at the seaside, the numbers for the Stanage trip weren’t up to their usual highs. However, with a ton of optimism, myself, Jake and Scott headed up to the North Lees campsite for a taste of gritstone action. The forecast said rain from Saturday […]
I’m not usually spooked by woods in the gloaming, but following Nick’s shortcut to the pub (“just follow the river”) had taken me into the sort of exposed root-tangles, trips and stumbles that would have the boldest hobbit calling for supernatural help. Then there were the five guys having a fire with beers in a […]
The first weekend in March saw 29 AMC members head north of the border to the Scottish highlands for a long weekend of walking, mountaineering and winter climbing. We returned to stay on the Ardverikie estate in Laggan, a great location for access to Creag Meagaidh and equidistant from Aviemore (Cairngorms) and Fort William (Nevis area), […]
Ever seen one of these? I was away sea cliff climbing recently and found this stake. It was the only anchor in place and it would have been madness to use it. Stakes can look brown and rusty and reasonable (?) but are actually disintegrating below the surface. This particular stake was probably originally plain […]
Dartmoor trip report by Andy H Finally the rain passed to give way to fine weather and smorgasbord of climbs in the beautiful area of Dartmoor National Park. Staying in Ashburton saw 18 rock jocks well placed for action at The Dewerstone, Haytor and Hound tor. Saturday saw the majority of us head to […]