Author: Peter Sterling

Peter is a keen all rounder enjoying all aspects of climbing and mountaineering.
Peter has worked on CC guidebooks (notably Tremadog) and chaired the PSC. Being based in the Lake District his guidebook work has also included working on the latest FRCC Lakes District Rock selected guidebook. Other guidebook achievements for the Club include creating the electronic guidebook application for iOS.
Along with his wife Laetitia, who is also a CC member, Peter enjoys travelling to new climbing destinations almost as much as the climbing itself.

Canadian Ice Climbing

At Smiler’s request, on his and Peri’s 2016 Rjukan Norwegian ice climbing meet, I gave a short presentation to the assembled gang about ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies. My credentials being that I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy seven […]

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Cornish BMC International Meet at the Count House

The CC was well represented at the third BMC International Meet in Cornwall based at our Count House hut. I travelled down to Cornwall from Lakeland with Steve Scott. [On route we called in to see Dave and Moira Viggers […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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New Lancashire Rock Guidebook in the Shop

The new BMC definitive guidebook Lancashire Rock is now available. Visit the CC Online Shop This season’s hottest news for climbers in the north-west is the release of the latest BMC definitive guidebook, Lancashire Rock. This new volume to all […]

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Chamonix Winter Skiing & Climbing Meet

CHAMONIX offers perhaps its most fun side in what is its main season – WINTER. Yes, despite the traditional climber’s point of view on Chamonix, winter is the main event from the town’s perspective… Dates: Saturday 4th to Sunday 12th […]

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Mobile Guidebook – Stanage Packages

The mobile guidebook application now offers three packages of Stanage guidebook data from the BMC… The three Stanage packages available are: Popular End – B.A.W.’s Area (B.A.W.’s Crawl Buttress, Dover’s Wall, Martello Buttress, Pal Buttress, Roundabout Buttress, Saliva Buttress, The […]

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The Even Bigger CC Big Weekend Meet & BBQ

BUMP – Only a few days to go – BOOK NOW!The BIG ONE just got even BIGGER… As a bit of an experiment to see how it works out developing an even greater – must attend – social event we […]

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Highland Outcrops South – Guidebook Review

The new SMC guidebook Highland Outcrops South arrived in my post this morning…

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CC AGM Mountain Art Mural at Kendal Climbing Wall

Last summer in the Cirque of the Unclimbables we met David Russell… David is a prolific big wall climber and a mural artist.

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