Trips

Winter Scotland trip 2016

The first weekend in March saw 29 AMC members head north of the border to the Scottish highlands for a long weekend of walking, mountaineering and winter climbing. We returned to stay on the Ardverikie estate in Laggan, a great location for access to Creag Meagaidh and equidistant from Aviemore (Cairngorms) and Fort William (Nevis area), […]

AMC Mid Wales Trip Report

After the rain of the week, those who had made the journey up on the Friday where rewarded with sunny dry evening to chat and enjoy dinner relaxing on the campsite (while feeding some of the local inset life). Saturday Early morning there was a cow lose in the tent field, which gave most of […]

Dartmoor

Dartmoor trip report by Andy H   Finally the rain passed to give way to fine weather and smorgasbord of climbs in the beautiful area of Dartmoor National Park. Staying in Ashburton saw 18 rock jocks well placed for action at The Dewerstone, Haytor and Hound tor. Saturday saw the majority of us head to […]

Rjukan – Norway

Rjukan – Norway by Lucy and James   After a spontaneous idea at the annual Meets meet, James and I decided to organise a climbing trip to Norway, the most recent by the club in a couple of years. There was great interest for the trip, and 12 of us signed up and packed our […]

Lundy 2015

Since joining the club the annual trip to Lundy has become a bit of an obsession of mine, there is just something about the isolation, commitment and fantastic rock that I just can’t get enough of. Somehow an entire year has passed since last years fantastic trip where we were blessed with wall to wall […]

July North Wales Trip

The July North Wales trip turned out to be ‘not too shabby’ a weekend.  A number of us arrived at the Nant Peris campsite throughout Friday evening, namely, Dave, Dave, Dan, Debbie, Paul, Emma, Chris and I, whilst Becky, Al, Jason and Sarah, who had turned up a day early resided at the Climbers Club […]

In praise of mis-spent youth

“You a hustler, boy?”  Dan was showing a suspiciously deep knowledge of the rules of pool, about which he only demurred: “I’ve just worked in a lot of pubs.” But when he finally hit the table, he cleaned up. Omar and I, “The Wind-gatherers,” had been blazing the baize since the first round of our […]

South Pembroke Trip

  With a good weather forecast for the weekend around 20 AMC members headed to Bosherston in South Pembroke for a weekends climbing, walking and relaxing. A number of people headed up early on Friday to make the most of the good weather. Steve went for a walk along the coast to check out some […]