June Dartmoor Trip

With the summer here and campsites opening up again, June was time for the club to make a return to Dartmoor. Those of us blessed with more flexible working arrangements were able to make the most of the good weather on the Friday and head down early. Lizzie and I met Alastair at Torquay to […]

Swanage 11th July

Sunday 11th July, and after some head scratching over forecasts and lifts, Owen, Matt, Lisa, Jamie and Helen left Bristol at 7(ish) with a plan to climb seacliff trad at Subluminal Area swanage. A great intro area for sea cliff climbing, with some gnarly stuff nearby. And a trip down memory lane for some of […]

Cornwall 22nd-23rd May 2021

For the first time this year the campsites were open and we could get away as a group, and where better to go than the mecca of traditional climbing than West Penwith in Cornwall. Despite an unfavourable weather forecast, we headed down on the Friday, I was free of work so went down in the […]

Skye 2021

The AMC held a trip to the Isle of Skye from 27 May to 2nd June 2021, based at the ideallic Glenbrittle Campsite. Words by Jamie, trip coordinator. DiaryDay one (28th May). Rich, Owen, Peter and Paul arrived the night before. Jamie, Lisa, James and Emma arrived around 10am after an overnight drive. The others […]

Last of the Scottish winter wine

The Scottish border opened for leisure last Monday. The Saturday before, after a week of nights, I found the stars had aligned 😀 a good forecast, routes still being ticked on social media and a keen fit climbing partner ready to go. We left Bristol around 9pm on Sunday, hit cruise control, stopped for the […]

Sun 25th of April local meets reports

Sunday 25th April saw the club running three local day meets.  Peter took a team of eight for a walking loop in the Brecon Beacons including Pen Y Fan, in perfect blue skies.   James M led a group of eight single pitch rock climbing in Goblin Combe,  about 20 mins south of Bristol. Myself and Ed ran a rescue […]