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Ben Nevis CIC Hut trip 2022

On Thursday evening last week Owen and I started the long red eye drive up to Scotland overnight to stay at the Charles Inglis Clark (CIC) memorial hut, under the north face of Ben Nevis. We walked in on Friday morning, helped by a lift to the top car park, dropped our gear at the […]

Lakes Trip (4th – 6th Feb)

To kick off February to an adventurous start, a group of 9 of us planned a trip to explore the Cumbrian mountains, basing ourselves at the YMC hut nestled in the Copper Mines Valley in Coniston.  On Friday morning, me and Grace were lucky enough to be able to set off from Bristol bright and […]

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 […]

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 […]