Trips

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 […]

The Roaches trip report – October 2019

Eleven keen and hardy souls packed themselves into the Whillans Hut at the Roaches for the mid-October Peak District trip, more in hope than expectation of good weather. The Whillans hut is an absolutely unique place to stay and wonderfully close to the rock (read cave…) – and it didn’t fail to live up to […]

The Butterflies of Gower

Words by Simon, photos by Louise I’d had a pretty negative life experience of Gower; one abortive climbing trip, without guidebook, in such a distant past that the person I went with can’t remember it ever happened. That plus a family camping weekend in the rain in a packed, noisy campsite – sleeping in a […]