Swanage a Reflection

Finally, an AMC meet I’m available for, and it’s my old stomping ground, Swanage, the place where I learned to climb as a schoolboy 44 years ago! I always seem to come away from here with a bigger tick list than when I arrive, and I arrived with quite a big list! Swanage is not […]

Swanage Trip 6th April

Swanage is best know for its tidal trad, which due to Storm Kathleen causing large swells it was going to be tricky. The majority opted for the in-land crags, with a few of us abseiling into the few dry lines available. With the wet weather causing the campsites to delay opening the Swanage trip almost […]

Ardverikie Trip Scotland 2024

Here’s Anne’s report from the recent Scottish trip. Pics are at the bottom and a link to the full trip picture album is on the thread on the forum. https://www.avon-mc.org.uk/forums/topic/scotland-winter-mountaineering-trip-march-2024/ The first day of this trip promised reasonably fair weather with snow on the mountain topsand three separate groups set out from the farmhouse. Vianney […]

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 […]