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Rjukan Meet - 2017

Mission completed, Sir!! A successful Meet, despite the weather causing problems, which was often warm and damp at times and with little falling snow. The lack of early snow in the Vemork Gorge, especially, made access to the many popular routes more difficult this year....

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Chamonix Skiing Meet

Last week was a Climbers' Club meet in Chamonix and there were a few club members in town to hook up with for various adventures. However, we weren't sure the skiing would be up to much as this year as there has been very little...

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New Avon Gorge Guidebook

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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Peak District Climbing Trivia Quiz

The Climbers' Club AGM Weekend - 7:30pm Devonshire Foyer, Double Tree Hilton, Chesterfield Toad South, Sheffield, S8 8BW

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New Dartmoor Guidebook

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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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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BMC 2017 AGM

The 2017 BMC AGM was held on the 22nd April at Plas y Brenin, coincidentally Earth Day (more on that later). The AGM promised to be an extraordinarily complex event with two major motions on the agenda: A rise is […]

Paul Ross – New Challenge

Steve Crossley spotted this video of one of our more senior members Paul Ross climbing Little Chamonix on Shepherds Crag wearing roller blades and boxing gloves!! Well done Paul Don’t try this at home!

Rex Nieto – Funeral Arrangements

We regret to announce that Rex Nieto passed away after suffering the effects of a stroke for some time. He was for some years the custodian of Ynys. We send our sympathies to his family and friends. Rex’s funeral will […]

Alan P Brook – Funeral Arrangements

We regret to announce that Alan Brook has passed away after suffering from Prostate Cancer for some time. We send our sympathies to his wife Julie, family and friends. Ray Evans Funeral arrangements: Wednesday 19th April @ 12:15 at Stockport […]

Piolets d’Or 2017 – Nick Bullock

Nyainqentangla South East via the North Buttress Congratulations to CC member Nick Bullock on this award! Also Nick’s write up on his Blog … Phil Griffiths

Ian Smith – BMC George Band Award 2017

As many of you know our own Ian Smith, Past President and long time guidebook volunteer was presented with the BMC George Band Award. The BMC have interviewed Ian. Read the article … Vic Odell – Hon. Secretary

Open Discussion regarding the Upcoming BMC AGM MoNC

Recently there has been an open discussion between Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott CBE regarding the MoNC being raised at the BMC AGM. Doug’s says: “With the AC meeting on Saturday and the BMC AGM on the 22nd.April in […]

Tree work at Froggatt Edge

Tree safety work is going ahead the week commencing 27th March for 4-5 days. The A625 will be closed both ways the week beginning 27th March for tree felling. The closure will be from the Froggatt car park on the […]

Bill Briggs

We regret to announce that Bill Briggs passed away over the last weekend after a long illness. We send our sympathies to his family and friends.

Rjukan Meet – 2017

Mission completed, Sir!! A successful Meet, despite the weather causing problems, which was often warm and damp at times and with little falling snow. The lack of early snow in the Vemork Gorge, especially, made access to the many popular […]

Count House – Kitchen Refurbishment

Alright you lovely people, hats off to Dave Viggers, Bob Watson, Graham Titterton and Mary Titterton for (yet another) massive shift of work at the Count House. New kitchen worktops installed, hobs and sink cut in, bottom shelves rebuilt (now […]

Lake District Bird Breeding Access Restrictions

Spring has nearly sprung and Lakeland’s Ravens and Peregrine Falcons are feeling frisky. To protect these wonderful creatures the BMC, FRCC, LDNP, NT and Natural England meet each January/February to agree which crags and climbs should have restricted access during […]

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