Antalya November 2023

Cover image: Kevser leading a grade 5 at Akyarlar. (Trip report courtesy of Jan Morris) The best sports climbing venue in Europe (if you climb 6c+)? After a 5 hour flight from Bristol we flew into Antalya airport.   The rock in this area is extensive, well bolted (but not closely bolted) and the crags have […]

Swanage trip – August 2023

On the 26-28th August, what was meant to be the AMC August Bank Holiday North Wales trip did a 180 degree U-turn prompted by the awful Welsh weather forecast and headed to Swanage – land of sunny adventurous sea cliffs.  Over the two days, the team of eight – Max, Matt, Dylan, Maciej, Pete, Jake, Seb and […]

Avon Mountaineering Club Mid-summer Newsletter

Hello all, and welcome to the newsletter, apologies for the late release, but here are. Lots has been going on, in and around the club over the spring and summer, and hopefully this wet spell will end and we can get out some more What have we been up to? Chamonix – AMC Alps trip […]

Chamonix Trip 2023

The AMC Alps trip took place in early June in Chamonix. As well as the official trip, there were also a large number of current and ex-AMC members in campsite with overlapping dates. Therefore we had a large AMC community in the Argentière campsite. We were extremely fortunate with the weather and conditions this year. […]

Fairhead Trad Festival June 2023

Lisa and I went to the Fairhead trad festival back over the first weekend in June. Here’s a few of our pics to whet the appetite for a meet next year perhaps? We flew from Bristol to Belfast with Easyjet then hired a car for the hours drive north to Ballycastle. The ferry and diesel […]

Pembrokeshire Trip – Easter 2023

Matt, Robbie, Tim, Hannah, Michael, Paul and I arrived at Bosherston Camp Site late on Thursday 6th April with Kate and Joe opting for the nearby National Trust campsite at Gupton due to them having hot showers! After setting up camp and having a few beers, we retired to our tents early to be fresh […]

Ben Nevis C.I.C. Meet 2023

At the end of March Tom, Josh, Steve, Paul and I stayed at the cosy CIC for four days of winter climbing. Hut Info Scottish Mountaineering Club ( Annoyingly conditions were great the week before and the week after! We had to contend with a freezing level above the summit and rain until the last […]

Scotland Trip 2023

There were 15 of us staying on the Ardverikie estate near Lagan in Scotland at the beginning of March based around an old farmhouse. The forecast had not been promising but the weather proved much better than expected. A lot was achieved during the week with people sharing their knowledge of the area and offering […]

AMC Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter February 2023 Welcome  Hello all and welcome to the monthly newsletter. Last month was missed, this is largely due to the AMC being a little quieter over the midwinter, with less trips, less opportunity for outdoor activities and everyone largely indoor climbing. However as the year speeds ahead and the days get longer […]