North Wales 16-18th Feb 2024

Once again the club ventured out to North Wales in not ideal weather and mixed forecasts (never believe Apple Weather Akaash!), but as usual a hard core few know: whatever the weather, there is always fun and adventure to be had in Snowden. We are a mountaineering club after all. We ventured to the MAM […]

Ogwen Valley Jan 2023

The club ran a trip from 19-21st January, staying in the Midland Association of Mountaineers hut in Ogwen Valley. Another trip to the same location is booked for Feb 16-18th. Scroll to the bottom if you just want to look at the pictures 🙂 Matt and Andy got the best of the weather turning up […]

Winter Newsletter 2024

Contents -Notes from the chair -Upcoming Trips -Meet the new committee -2023 Awards and nominations -Local talks and lectures Club newsletters will be going out quarterly in 2024, If you have anything you would like to put forward to be shared then please contact publicity@avon-mc.org.uk Notes from the chair Dear Members,As we stand on the […]

Bosigran trip October 2023

(report courtesy of Anne Silber) The Count House at Bosigran is one of the most amazing venues for both walkers and climbers and with the weather set to be fair there were 14 of us heading down to Cornwall for the weekend. Situated close to the coast on the road between St Just and St […]

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 […]