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50th Anniversary Ascent of "Right Angle"

Finally here's the wee video I made to celebrate the 50th anniversary ascent of "Right Angle" at Gurnard's Head in Cornwall and first climbed on August 26th 1966 by my friend and climbing buddy Iain Peters at the tender age of 17! The rather ambitious...

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New Members Meet - 2017

A dozen members and an aspirant joined the autumn New Members Meet at Ynys Ettws despite an unfavourable forecast. Fortunately for the superstitious, we were also joined by (shh...) a non-member - Tim's climbing partner Callum - as the two were on their way back...

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September Count House Meet

A mixed 2 weeks of weather​, but we all had a fantastic time. A top score of 35 people attended for some of the time - 1 AC member. John Cleare and Ian Howell came along for the 2nd week and we all enjoyed his...

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Pembroke - CC/FRCC Meet

This was a tremendous meet with 21 people attending plus others in the area including a Pinnacle Club meet based at St Petrox campsite. Generally good weather throughout with low tide in the afternoon ensured plenty of routes climbed around the area. People came from...

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Family Meet Report 2017

It was yet another successful meet this year with at some stages over 40 people attending the meet at any one time over the fortnight. We had mixed weather, but were still able to get out and climb most days, we might have a day...

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L'etape du Tour 2017

Briancon > Izoard It's 7am, the sun lights the mountains in the distance, but here it's cold. Metal barriers line the wide road and a huge crowd is gathering. Three riders cross the barrier, mount their bikes and gently melt into the back of a...

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Count House Building Work

Planned building and maintenance work started at the Count House today (16 October). Maintenance work will involve hacking off and re-pointing, sealing and coating the external walls, replacing lost/broken slates on the main roof, windowsills and transformer room roof, repairing […]

50th Anniversary Ascent of “Right Angle”

Finally here’s the wee video I made to celebrate the 50th anniversary ascent of “Right Angle” at Gurnard’s Head in Cornwall and first climbed on August 26th 1966 by my friend and climbing buddy Iain Peters at the tender age […]

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New Members Meet – 2017

A dozen members and an aspirant joined the autumn New Members Meet at Ynys Ettws despite an unfavourable forecast. Fortunately for the superstitious, we were also joined by (shh…) a non-member – Tim’s climbing partner Callum – as the two […]

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September Count House Meet

A mixed 2 weeks of weather​, but we all had a fantastic time. A top score of 35 people attended for some of the time – 1 AC member. John Cleare and Ian Howell came along for the 2nd week […]

Joint CC & CAC T-Shirts for sale

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Pembroke – CC/FRCC Meet

This was a tremendous meet with 21 people attending plus others in the area including a Pinnacle Club meet based at St Petrox campsite. Generally good weather throughout with low tide in the afternoon ensured plenty of routes climbed around […]

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