AMC Spring Newsletter

Welcome to our Spring newsletter! It seems such a long time ago that I sent out the winter one. We seem to have been hiding inside for too long, or venturing outside in MANY layers!! Finally it feels hopeful, spring-like and I am happily making plans for some adventures in the year ahead. It is […]

New Members Evening

There will be an indoor climbing evening on Thursday 3rd March 7pm at Redpoint climbing wall. This evening is for anyone who has just joined or may be a little rusty and wants to meet the club and see how we work. We’ll do an icebreaker activity at the start and allow plenty of time […]

January 2022 Newsletter :)

Hi Everyone. I hope that everyone has had a great start to the year and managed to find time to get some climbing done, mountain trips made and training started for the year ahead 🙂 Here is an update of a few things going on with the AMC. Club Survey Thank you to everyone who […]

Meet your wonderful committee!

Meet the people who are working hard to make changes, keep the good bits and make sure everyone has a good time doing the things they love most…… HiI am Helen and lucky enough to be current Chair of AMC.I started climbing in my 20’s at university when we all climbed trad and wore Ron […]

30 Pitches in the Gorge

Turning 30, for some reason, is quite daunting. But what better way to mark it than by exhausting yourself in a climbing challenge? Thirty pitches in the Avon Gorge came to mind. As a complete punter, it would be difficult but still achievable. The Avon VS Challenge nicely takes up about half the pitches and is […]

Dave Smith

Dave Smith 1951-2015   Professor David Smith was killed in a tragic accident on Tryfan on 13th November 2015. This is in memory of him. I first met David a few years ago where I started climbing with him locally plus further afield and David always brightened up the day with his enthusiasm, warmth and […]

The Golden Ice Axe Project

Introduction Around the start of September I spotted a wooden axe for sale on ukclimbing. It appeared to be in reasonable condition, and I had wanted one for my wall for a while so I sent off an email. A few days later a slightly rusty but serviceable “interalp camp” turned up at my office. […]