Salbitschijen – South Ridge

A visit to the premier alpine rock destination of the Salbitschijen 2981m, near Göschenen in Central Switzerland to climb the super-classic 16 pitch 550M South Ridge. The Sudgrat is often described as one of the best and most beautiful climbs of its type and grade in the whole of the Alps so here is a […]

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 […]

Anti-Atlas – Morocco Rock Climbing

A winter sun rock climbing trip in January 2015 with a few AMCr’s to visit the superlative Anti-Atlas region of Morocco to sample the world class Trad climbing on offer. Featuring the amazing Kasbah Tizourgane which is THE place to stay, climbing on the Tusker Pinnacle (the Anti-Atlas equivalent of the Napes Needle) plus the […]

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 […]

Sun and Sand at St Buryan. AMC Cornwall Trip 2015

Again the AMC undertook their annual Easter trip to Cornwall. This year Di arranged fantastic weather as promised for all who ventured down south to enjoy. With Becky’s awning finally up we headed out Friday to the rock, even after a spot of rain, which failed to dampen our intentions. Myself, Carol and Susie had […]

Ski Trip February 2015

During the first week of February the club visited the picturesque resort of Canezei in the Dolomites for a week of skiing where 10 members including Rob, Rich, Izzy, Lucy, James, Pete, Louise, Peter, Julian and Anne assembled looking for some on and off piste action! The majority of the club stayed in the Traviata […]