Cover image: Kevser leading a grade 5 at Akyarlar. (Trip report courtesy of Jan Morris) The best sports climbing venue in Europe (if you climb 6c+)? After a 5 hour flight from Bristol we flew into Antalya airport. The rock in this area is extensive, well bolted (but not closely bolted) and the crags have […]
On the 26-28th August, what was meant to be the AMC August Bank Holiday North Wales trip did a 180 degree U-turn prompted by the awful Welsh weather forecast and headed to Swanage – land of sunny adventurous sea cliffs. Over the two days, the team of eight – Max, Matt, Dylan, Maciej, Pete, Jake, Seb and […]
The AMC Alps trip took place in early June in Chamonix. As well as the official trip, there were also a large number of current and ex-AMC members in campsite with overlapping dates. Therefore we had a large AMC community in the Argentière campsite. We were extremely fortunate with the weather and conditions this year. […]
Matt, Robbie, Tim, Hannah, Michael, Paul and I arrived at Bosherston Camp Site late on Thursday 6th April with Kate and Joe opting for the nearby National Trust campsite at Gupton due to them having hot showers! After setting up camp and having a few beers, we retired to our tents early to be fresh […]
At the end of March Tom, Josh, Steve, Paul and I stayed at the cosy CIC for four days of winter climbing. Hut Info Scottish Mountaineering Club (smc.org.uk) Annoyingly conditions were great the week before and the week after! We had to contend with a freezing level above the summit and rain until the last […]
There were 15 of us staying on the Ardverikie estate near Lagan in Scotland at the beginning of March based around an old farmhouse. The forecast had not been promising but the weather proved much better than expected. A lot was achieved during the week with people sharing their knowledge of the area and offering […]
With the arrival of the main group and the [boziˈgran] / [bɵˈzigrən] balance restored, Saturday saw us take it back to the 50s with non-stop classics. Me and Gwenver climbed the ledges of Ledge Climb and Vianney and Luke climbed the rib of Alison Rib. Andrew climbed Victor and Richard, or possibly the other way around. Luke topped out Big Top with Big Matt, while on Little Brown Jug I grabbed the medium sized jug, and later, the big ones.