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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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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

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John Whittle

John Whittle who was filming Joe Brown for the upcoming Llanberis Mountain Film Festival [The Climbers’ Club is a sponsor of LLAMF] died walking home, accompanied by Dia Lampard, from the pub last Friday night. The LLAMF organisers are considering […]

Joint CC & CAC T-Shirts for sale

We have lost a few members recently to Cancer, and we are all touched by it so the CC is and you the members can play a small part in helping fight it. £15 will be sent to CAC for […]

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 […]

BMC George Band Award – Ian Smith

One of the recipients of the award this year is CC Ex-President and Guidebook Editor Ian Smith. The award is in recognition of his considerable contribution to the BMC and Guidebooks. Congratulations to Ian, on receiving the deserved recognition. We […]

Downes Hut – Boiler now working

Downes hut update: the boiler is now working and the hut is warm again. Make your way there and get some jamming practice in! Graham Titterton – Custodian

Joshua Tree Meet – Sep/Oct 2016

Rules of American Climbing: The first 10 feet of a route don’t count for the grade Just because it is fully bolted does not mean it’s a sport route Just because there is no R or X doesn’t mean falling […]

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