Trips

June Dartmoor Trip

With the summer here and campsites opening up again, June was time for the club to make a return to Dartmoor. Those of us blessed with more flexible working arrangements were able to make the most of the good weather on the Friday and head down early. Lizzie and I met Alastair at Torquay to […]

Swanage 11th July

Sunday 11th July, and after some head scratching over forecasts and lifts, Owen, Matt, Lisa, Jamie and Helen left Bristol at 7(ish) with a plan to climb seacliff trad at Subluminal Area swanage. A great intro area for sea cliff climbing, with some gnarly stuff nearby. And a trip down memory lane for some of […]

Cornwall 22nd-23rd May 2021

For the first time this year the campsites were open and we could get away as a group, and where better to go than the mecca of traditional climbing than West Penwith in Cornwall. Despite an unfavourable weather forecast, we headed down on the Friday, I was free of work so went down in the […]

Skye 2021

The AMC held a trip to the Isle of Skye from 27 May to 2nd June 2021, based at the ideallic Glenbrittle Campsite. Words by Jamie, trip coordinator. DiaryDay one (28th May). Rich, Owen, Peter and Paul arrived the night before. Jamie, Lisa, James and Emma arrived around 10am after an overnight drive. The others […]

Lundy 2020

Amidst the craziness and confusion of 2020 a group of four and a group of five of us headed out to Lundy to take over the two accommodations at the Old Light House. The Journey initially seemed somewhat confused by the ferry departing from Bideford instead of the usual Ilfracombe. This was then followed by […]

A Quiet Coast

Steph and myself were supposed to be in the Costa Blanca in April but Covid put paid to that and we pushed it back to October, and so it was we left a surreal, deserted Bristol airport to land at an equally deserted Alicante on our way to The Orange House, a well known climbers […]

October Mystery Trip

After much flip flipping to various venues a COVID compliant six headed down to Dartmoor on Saturday morning. The (loose) brief was single pitch trad with a chance for new members to mingle (distanced of course). This was a non official club trip but could form a template for future trips. We met at Chudleigh […]