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New Dartmoor Guidebook - Due early 2017

The eagerly anticipated new definitive Dartmoor guide is packed with tongue-in-cheek Devonian wit and banter plus some 600 routes and 1200 boulder problems with full photo-topos. These are partnered with stunning action shots showcasing this unique and fantastic area at its finest. More details, sample...

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New Avon Gorge Guidebook - Due early 2017

A new, lavishly illustrated, definitive guidebook to the Avon Gorge. It reflects the unique situation of a major crag in the centre of a university city and does full justice to its historical significance as well as taking full account of the major restoration work...

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A wee walk up Mont Blanc...

A short video made on a recent Summer trip to Chamonix in the French Alps and an ascent of the Goûter Route on the mighty Mont Blanc 4808m, the highest point in Western Europe, staying overnight at the lovely Refuge du Tête Rousse. Although the...

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Old Man of Stoer video

A short video about a recent trip to climb and film the super-classic Old Man of Stoer in the Far North West of Scotland. With the fantastic help of Emma Cave on Camera 2, climbing buddies Paul Donnithorne plus Emma Alsford of Morocco Rock and...

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Joint CC FRCC Meet at May Cottage - Sep 2016

Great week in Pembroke. 13 FRCC / CC members over the week with visits to St Govans; Mowing Word; Stackpole; Mother Careys; The White Tower; Crystal Slabs; Carreg y Barcud; Craig Caerfai; Chapel Point; Saddle Head. Many routes climbed - Silver Shadow, Plane Sailing, Swordfish;...

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Aspirants Meet - Ynys Ettws September 2016

Nine aspirants and eleven members arrived at Ynys Ettws during Friday evening; the forecast was good but by 10pm it was raining! Single malt, strong beer and good wine seemed to deal with any concerns about conditions on the ‘morrow… Saturday dawned cool and cloudy...

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Water at Helyg

Water at Helyg has failed the health standards for drinking water and needs to be boiled for the time being or bottled water needs to be drank. The problem is probably due to the disturbance on the track on the […]

Philippa (Phil) Watson

I am sorry to tell you that Philippa (Phil) Watson died last week, after a short battle with cancer. Phil was at Ynys and the Count House this summer. We offer our sympathy to family and friends. Damian Carroll

Committees & Volunteers’ Weekend

The CC committees, and volunteers, together with their partners had a social at the Royal Victoria Hotel in Llanberis at the weekend. There is a considerable number of people involved in keeping the CC running, and we rarely all meet […]

New Dartmoor Guidebook – Due early 2017

The eagerly anticipated new definitive Dartmoor guide is packed with tongue-in-cheek Devonian wit and banter plus some 600 routes and 1200 boulder problems with full photo-topos. These are partnered with stunning action shots showcasing this unique and fantastic area at […]

Richard McElligott

Sadly I have to advise you that Richard McElligott succumbed to a brain tumour on Saturday 19th November. He had only been in New Zealand for a few years so had been unable to do more than scratch the surface […]

New Avon Gorge Guidebook – Due early 2017

A new, lavishly illustrated, definitive guidebook to the Avon Gorge. It reflects the unique situation of a major crag in the centre of a university city and does full justice to its historical significance as well as taking full account […]

November eNewsletter

Hi, Welcome to the November 2016 Climbers’ Club Newsletter. Quick links within the Newsletter: Committee Lines Meets Remembrance Poem by Geoff Milburn A wee walk up Mont Blanc… A short video made on a recent Summer trip to Chamonix in […]

Count House – Update Nov 2016

Hi all A quick update on the progress of the works at the Count House, following the summer recess. It has been a very busy year at the hut – equivalent to a family of 4/5 in full time residence, […]

John Mercer

It is with regret that we announce that club member John Mercer died on 6 August this year having survived 8 years after suffering a massive stroke. We offer sympathy to his wife Sylvia, family and friends.

A wee walk up Mont Blanc…

A short video made on a recent Summer trip to Chamonix in the French Alps and an ascent of the Goûter Route on the mighty Mont Blanc 4808m, the highest point in Western Europe, staying overnight at the lovely Refuge […]

Remembrance Event – the Bridge at Ynys Ettws – 13 November

James McHaffie will be laying a wreath at the Club’s war memorial – the bridge at Ynys Ettws – on Sunday 13th November at 11:00am. All are welcome. Vic Odell – Hon. Secretary

Count House Update

Hut operational once again at capacity of 37 bed spaces. New kissing gate installed at the head of the main drive replacing the rather constricted pedestrian entrance gate (this will be re-used on site in another place if possible). In […]

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