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Late Summer Yorkshire Meet, 2014

I don`t know what prompted me to book Lowstern but to quote "In my extensive experience, fortune favours the absolute freaking idiots" and so it proved, Lowstern is an absolute gem, fantastic facilities with views over the Dales to die for and the best bit...

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Yorkshire Ramblers Club Hut - Lowstern

Joint Pinnacle/Climbers Club Meet July 2014

11th to 20th July 2014 The meet was supposed to start on 11th and end on 20th, but it spilt over into the weeks either side; I didn’t arrive until 13th via a motorbike treasure hunt and am grateful to Hilary for arranging the communal...

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Bouldering Coaching Meet 2014

Bouldering Coaching Meet 2014, Downes Hut Attendees: Alison Cairns, Peri Stracchino, Astrid Saxby, Andy Saxby, Clair Wilson, Steve Blackman and of course our coach for the weekend Andy Swann. Last years meet was obviously enjoyed by everyone including the coach as this year Andy was...

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Astrid Saxby determination paid off

Lundy Supplement 2014

This supplement is intended to be used with the current Climbers’ Club guide to Lundy, published in 2008, and supersedes the supplement published in 2013. Listed are: descriptions of new routes climbed since the guide’s publication; details of previously unrepeated routes that have since received a...

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Peak Mix & Match Meet May 2014

Peak Mix & Match Meet, 16-18th May 2014 Attendees: Alison Cairns, Andy Cairns, Robert Dufton, Peri Stracchino, Astrid Saxby, Andy Saxby, Ali Wood, Dave Wynne-Jones, Adele Long (guest), Hilary Lawrenson, Sam Fletcher, Mick Green, Nic Dieu, Rich Ellis, Crispin Cooper, Peter Murphy, Clair Wilson, Mike...

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Ali Wood at Birchens

South West Climbs Volume II

The second volume of the selected South West Climbs, due to be published in mid-May, covers the Granite of West Penwith, Dartmoor, the Channel Islands and Lundy - the guide also covers the North Cornish and North Devon coasts. CC members may pre-order - FRCC members please visit...

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Immaculate Arête (Pordenack Point) Paul Harrison photo: David Simmonite

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Pegs on The Seacliffs of North Devon and Cornwall

Seems OK, rusted but plenty of metal left round the eye.

Sometime around the middle of May of this year, Caravanserai HVS, a popular crack climb at Compass point on the Culm Coast suffered a major rockfall that destroyed most of the upper section of the route. Shortly afterwards, Mark Kemball […]

Late Summer Yorkshire Meet, 2014

Yorkshire Ramblers Club Hut - Lowstern

I don`t know what prompted me to book Lowstern but to quote “In my extensive experience, fortune favours the absolute freaking idiots” and so it proved, Lowstern is an absolute gem, fantastic facilities with views over the Dales to die […]

Craig Harwood’s Funeral

The funeral will take place on Tuesday 23rd September 2.15pm at the Unitarian Chapel, King Edward Street, Macclesfield SK10 1AB (then close family only to the crematorium for the committal) This will be followed by a gathering at the Masonic […]

Craig Harwood

It is with deep regret that I report the sad news that Craig Harwood was killed in a leader fall at Compass Point yesterday (04/09/14). A full obituary will be published in the future, but for members of the club […]

Informal Meet, Awesome Walls, Stockport

There is an informal meet every Thursday Night at Awesome Walls Stockport at 7.30. This meet has no coordinator and no protocols! Just roll up. Talk of climbing walls must mean winter’s coming! Justin Shiels Meet Secretary

Lundy Update

Update 19-August Please note that the climbs Box Zawn and Deep Zawn in Jenny’s Cove, as well as the climbs Big Zawn, Grand Falls Zawn and Gannets Front Route, will remain closed until further notice as they are still occupied […]

Rjukan Icefest Meet, January 2015

Steve Jenkins on a WI4, left of Bullen

15th - 25th January 2015 (primary dates). Update – 20 August I have now received confirmation that the hostel bed night costs and the in-house breakfast for next January shows no increase (same for last 3 years). As most regulars know, the […]

Joint Pinnacle/Climbers Club Meet July 2014

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11th to 20th July 2014 The meet was supposed to start on 11th and end on 20th, but it spilt over into the weeks either side; I didn’t arrive until 13th via a motorbike treasure hunt and am grateful to […]

Job Opportunity: Alpine Club General Manager

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The AC is looking to recruit an experienced manager to help with the running of the club. This is a salaried position, 5 days a week, and will be based in the Clubhouse, Charlotte Road, London. Details and application procedure […]

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