In May the AMC went to the Lake District. These are some of the photos.
The Gower coast was looking its May best for the weekend trip organised by Sharon Chirrop. 18 or so happy climbers met up at the excellent Nicholaston Farm campsite on Friday night with a promising forecast for the following two days. Saturday saw a scattering of climbers over the area. While one group clambered up […]
This weekend 3 records were broken: the biggest meet (28 victims), the hottest weekend of the year (21 degrees) and the grottiest selection of climbs as chosen and performed by Dave Linnett and a few other undiscriminating types. There was concern that a mass stampede to the Dewerstone on Saturday would result in a rock […]
You’ve completed a top-roping course and the climbing bug has bitten. You’re dedicated and spend many evenings at the local indoor wall, tentatively starting to lead, and then you start to fantasise about the big wide world outside – particularly its lumps of rock: the arching overhangs, the bulging buttresses and the angular arètes. In […]
I lived in London because I was born there. I started climbing in 1992 and after few years I realised that I never belonged in London. So a plan was hatched to escape as climbing became move and more important to me and as I was spending more and more time away from London. I […]
This article is more about Michaela Bray’s first time up a mountain of any distinction, and for this momentous occasion she chooses non other than Snowdon. Well, actually, I chose it. As it was me that convinced Allan, Sarah C and Michaela that Clogwyn Y Person Arète would be ‘a great day out’ and we […]