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Halloween Meet Meet - 2017

19 of us turned up for the final meet of the year. Most of us arrived on Friday, armed with pumpkins and Halloween tat, and spent the evening fixing cobwebs, spiders and assorted rubber vermin about the hut. Graham even scampered up the ladder to...

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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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Ynys Ettws Barrier – Access

Present the fob to the Salto end of the lock. When green LED shows, there is 3 secs. to turn the barrel Clockwise. A light pull will open the lock, if it does not open. Remove lock from barrier locking […]

Terry Bolger

Funeral: 1 Thursday 30th November 12.30pm Bramcote Crematorium Coventry Lane, Bramcote Nottingham, NG9 3GJ I have just received notice that Terry Bolger CC member from 1981 passed away at home in Sandiacre Nottinghamshire on Saturday 4 November 2017. Terry aka […]

BMC Organisational Review

The BMC will be launching the Independent Organisational Review report at the Kendal Mountain Festival on Saturday, at the Kendal Town Hall. Full details are on the BMC website. The report will then be debated at the area meetings taking […]

Remembrance Day at Ynys Ettws – 12 November

Below are a few photos of the Remembrance Day event at Ynys Ettws, at 11am last Sunday. I spoke about the CC members who gave their lives – quite a high proportion of the membership. Of about 400 members in […]

Halloween Meet Meet – 2017

19 of us turned up for the final meet of the year. Most of us arrived on Friday, armed with pumpkins and Halloween tat, and spent the evening fixing cobwebs, spiders and assorted rubber vermin about the hut. Graham even […]

Iain McMorrin

We have been notified of the death of Iain McMorrin, member since 1965, who sadly died on 22nd October in Pembrokeshire. Our thoughts are with his wife and family. We will post an update if we have further information about […]

Dee de Mengel

Pippa de Mengel informs us that Dee de Mengel died on September 14th. He had had a long tussle with lymphoma, but managed to climb a few mountains and sail around the world with Pippa in his small yacht, ‘ […]

Count House Building Work

UPDATE 19 SepWork is progressing well, the builders have dug out for the rear terrace, erected shuttering for the front porch and poured the concrete. I have put the padlock off the gate on the Toilet Block door and switched […]

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 […]

Pop-up Lliwedd Meet

If you fancy climbing on Lliwedd on a dry day (or two), after a dry spell, then this is the meet for you. I will contact people who have expressed an interest when an ideal weather pattern is in train […]

Count House – Gas Interruption – Fri 13 Oct

Update: cylinder now replaced and all appliances working. Calor will be on site at the Count House for 2-4 hours on Friday 13th October to replace the existing bulk tank (which is a bit dilapidated) with a new one. The […]

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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