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Northern Lake District

Facing unknown and unpredictable weather and traffic, 17 souls made their way up the crawling M5 and M6 to the beauty of the Northern Lakes. The numbers were raised to 19 by additions from the Scotland Branch of the AMC, and an unexpected, yet welcome arrival of a club member who just happened to be […]

Big Black Mountain Challenge

4 AMC members made it to Llanthony Priory on Saturday 17th May for the 2014 Big Black Mountain Challenge in aid of Longtown MRT. Phil Orwell and Becky Bagnall arrived the night before and stayed in the local camp site, while Dave and Sharon Beynon stayed with friends in Abergavenny. Due to a lack of […]

Bantham Hand

A smash and grab raid of the esoteric, but photogenic sea stack called the “Bantham Hand” in Bigbury Bay, near Plymouth in South Devon. To descend from the stack and for maximum entertainment, you can indulge yourself with your partner in the dark arts of a simultaneous abseil. Go on you know you want to… […]

Brecon Beacons Trip, Christmas 2013

As organiser of our AMC festive trip, I here begin the report: (Although, in fairness to Chris, he was really the person who found the bunk house and therefore pretty much organised it anyway. I guess I did the silly part of festive fun.) So, without further ado… The trip really begins at Temple Meads […]

Chairmans best bits of 2007

2007 was a great year for the AMC with many climbs climbed, walks walked, boulders bouldered, Munros bagged and mountains conquered. Here, in no particular order, are my highlights of 2007: AMC member quarantines island! – After blowing the whistle on the dreaded Lundy Lurgy AMC Member Richard Fox was contacted by the BBC and […]