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Sun 25th of April local meets reports

Sunday 25th April saw the club running three local day meets.  Peter took a team of eight for a walking loop in the Brecon Beacons including Pen Y Fan, in perfect blue skies.   James M led a group of eight single pitch rock climbing in Goblin Combe,  about 20 mins south of Bristol. Myself and Ed ran a rescue […]

Mountaineering in the Bavarian Alps

The Alps are well known amongst British climbers, however we tend to focus on the highest mountains which are found in France, Italy and Switzerland, and largely ignore the rest of the alps in Austria, Germany and Slovenia. Until my friends moved to Munich I had never considered the Bavarian Alps as a destination, instead […]

Making the best of it….

Just a few photos from last weekends mystery trip. Charlie, Kieran, Emma and I met at Lancaut Lane at 9am and walked in to wintours leap. We climbed the four pitch original route, then walked back round to the car. My thermos was deployed for the first time this year! A great route with some […]

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 […]