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We’re back in business!

Thanks to all who made it along at the weekend, and especially the organisers. Four successful day meets were held; The Black mountains, Fairy cave quarry, Leigh woods and Goblin combe. Sounds like everyone managed to dodge a snow shower and get some sun. If you’re interested in coming along to a day meet please […]

3rd January Avon Gorge local meet

Saturday 3rd January dawned clear and cold, it looked like we were going to steal a sunny days climbing from the gods. Nope nope, they had other plans. Members new and not so new met at 11am at Seawalls.   After the usual covid declaration we paired up for the day, mostly with people we hadn’t met before. […]

Seawalls Sunday meet

Thanks to everyone who pushed back the duvet and had positive thoughts about today:). You’re all crazy! The crag started dry with a few wet streaks. Drizzle only set in once all four rope teams were committed. Good practice for the real thing! Thanks to James R, Sarah, Will, George, Adam, Anthony and Kieran. Special […]

Night Orienteering

Thanks to all who joined us for the orienteering friendly at Ashton Court last Thursday. I think Alastair’s GPS trace sums up the difficulty of finding the markers:)  17 people in all took part, all staggered in pairs or solo to comply with outdoor exercise rules. The format was simple, 2 hrs to find as […]

Cheeky Lakes weekender

“I’m too old to sit in a campsite cooking on a gas stove, we have to go somewhere we can get a meal indoors.” So shifted the plan for our annual reunion from Wales (pubs for household groups only) to the Lakes.  And the obvious venue was Coniston. I only ever seem to go to […]

Evening trip to Blaise Castle

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 […]

Scottish Tradfest

After an extremely successful haul of gullies and ice last year, Pete, Cameron, Niall and I hoped to build on our success. In the days before the Scotland trip this year however, it became apparent that all of or our new ice gear would be of little use.  Instead we reached for our trad racks and […]