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CC AGM 2015 - Bristol

This past weekend was the 117th AGM, held in Bristol... I'm sorry I don't have any pictures from the AGM itself. Although I only have myself to blame for that as I had the unenviable task of chairing the meeting. However, I did make the...

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Active senior CC members

A group of 24 London based climbers (including a number of CC members) meet each week at the Westway Climbing Centre. They  are a great inspiration to the younger climbers as they range in age between 60 and the mid 80s with 4 octogenarians. A...

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Angel Villa - CC and AC

Rya's ascent of Monte Viso, Italy

I recently posted a film I made of an ascent of Monte Viso last September by a group of British women climbers invited to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first female ascent of the mountain in 1864. The invitation was extended to the AC...

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The Tilman Meet - Hebridean sailing and climbing adventure.

Inner Hebrides Meet - May 9 to 16 2015 - climbing from a yacht - seven of the eight berths have gone immediately; four berths still available.... Meet details

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New Swanage Guidebook

The new guide to Swanage (and the Isle of Wight) is now available in the eShop and the shops.

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Helyg Mix & Match Meet

Attendees: Mark Bramich, Alison Cairns, Nic Dieu, Robert Dufton, Mick Green, Hilary Lawrenson, Pete Lucas, Marushka, Bob McAdam, Alex Nicholson, Peri Stracchino, Ali Taylor, Sam Thompson, Graham Townsend, Marion Wintringham I suppose we couldn’t fairly expect to repeat last year’s exceptional weather, but we still...

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Tension (VS 4b), Holyhead Mountain, Bob McAdam and Marion Wintringham. Photo Paul Donnithorne

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CC AGM 2015 – Bristol

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This past weekend was the 117th AGM, held in Bristol…

AGM – Update

To paraphrase Oscar Wilde – “To lose one guest speaker may be regarded as a misfortune: to lose both looks like carelessness …” Unfortunately, Chris Bonington, who stepped up to replace Pat Littlejohn as guest speaker, has now also had […]

Active senior CC members

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Not long now until the AGM/Dinner, the first to be held in Bristol, and with John Cleare the after dinner speaker.  Also first UK showings of two American films – the first ascent of Gasherbrum I and the third ascent […]

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