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 […]