The AGM for Avon Mountaineering Club Members will be held on Tuesday 5th of November. There will be no pub meet in November. The next pub meet will be on Tuesday, 3rd December.
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 […]
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 […]
In midlife I unexpectedly found myself with time on my hands. Wondering what to do with this unwanted and unappreciated turn of fortune, I considered the options. I looked into getting back into sailing but Bristol’s a bit far from good sailing locations, I thought about horse riding but couldn’t afford it and decided that […]
On a rather wet and windy weekend in October 22 AMC members took part in subsidised training courses in the South West and South Wales. This year the club invested money in our members to help increase our knowledge and experience and develop members skills, particularly around safety. Courses were provided in navigation – for […]