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June COVID-19 Update

Due to current social distancing requirements and not being able to stay away overnight, our weekend trip calendar and week night climbing sessions are currently suspended. If you are heading out walking, mountaineering or climbing, please ensure you adhere to current government guidance and advice provided by the BMC. Social responsibility remains an important overall […]

Lake district winter trip

The first trip of 2017 saw 20 AMC members head north to the Lake district for a planned weekend of winter mountaineering and, fingers crossed, some winter climbing. The British weather had different ideas though –  still pretending to be Autumn with no possibility of winter climbing, and the summits looking brown, not covered in […]

North Wales trip report

23 AMC members and one dog (Buffy) enjoyed a weekend in North Wales, staying in the Pinnacle Club hut in Cwm Dyli. Despite the weather forecast being particularly grim, it didn’t turn out too badly and a lot of activities were undertaken. Here are some of them…. Max and Mark had an adventure on the […]

Cycling across Europe

Trying and inevitably failing to sum up my three month cycle trip into a snappy sound bite for curious colleagues has debatably been more challenging than the ride itself. I am not going to attempt to do that here. Instead I will focus on one country, Switzerland, during which I also enjoyed a few days […]

That’s Me That Is

That’s Me That Is by Nick Eaton   It’s the Rockhopper Mountaineering Club’s 60th Anniversary weekend and, after a train ride down from the Snowdon summit photo, I am in Llanberis High Street browsing in Joe Brown’s. I find a copy of a guide book I’ve been looking for and flick through. And lo and […]