June COVID-19 Update

Due to current social distancing requirements and not being able to stay away overnight, our weekend trip calendar and week night climbing sessions are currently suspended. If you are heading out walking, mountaineering or climbing, please ensure you adhere to current government guidance and advice provided by the BMC. Social responsibility remains an important overall […]

The Roaches trip report – October 2019

Eleven keen and hardy souls packed themselves into the Whillans Hut at the Roaches for the mid-October Peak District trip, more in hope than expectation of good weather. The Whillans hut is an absolutely unique place to stay and wonderfully close to the rock (read cave…) – and it didn’t fail to live up to […]

Evening trip to Blaise Castle

I didn’t fancy driving out to the Wye Valley and George couldn’t make the Tuesday or Thursday meets so we teamed up and headed off to Blaise Castle (aka Trym Gorge) instead to climb at Lovers’ Leap.  Starting from a lay-by opposite the main car park (which closes after 2100), we headed in what we […]

The Butterflies of Gower

Words by Simon, photos by Louise I’d had a pretty negative life experience of Gower; one abortive climbing trip, without guidebook, in such a distant past that the person I went with can’t remember it ever happened. That plus a family camping weekend in the rain in a packed, noisy campsite – sleeping in a […]