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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 […]

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 […]