Berry Head Coastguard Cliffs, South Devon

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Berry Head Coastguard Cliffs (p 188) Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Date of ascent: 29/11/2017 Rose-Tinted Length/grade/stars: 6m S Start location: Start on a large platform (exposed at mid-tide) on the left side (facing out) of […]

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A walk on the wild slide with Johnny Dawes

I was lucky enough to team up with and film the legendary climber Johnny Dawes on Lundy Island at the BMC Climbing Festival in late August. On his first ever visit to the Puffin Isle, he wanted to attempt a […]

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Berry Head Coastguard Cliffs, South Devon

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Berry Head Coastguard Cliffs (p188) Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Date of ascent: 14/11/2017 Roots Manuva Length/grade/stars: 11m HS Start location: Start as for Teemin’ (CC Website) Pitch descriptions: 4b Follow Teemin’ for 4 metres, then […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Rhoscolyn, Gogarth

Submitted by: Jurgen Dissmann Crag: Rhoscolyn Great Groszki Date of ascent: 10/11/17 Length/grade/stars: 18m E4 6b Climbers: Jugen Dissmann, George Smith Start location: From St Gwenfaen’s Church, walk along track to the right of church, through a gate on RHS […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tractor Zawn, Pembroke Range West

Submitted by: David Williams Crag: Tractor Zawn Climbing for Two Date of ascent: 28/05/17 Length/grade/stars: 22m HS 4a Climbers: David Williams, Kay Armitage.pregnant! Start location: Start 1.5 mtrs left of the great tractor rally. Pitch descriptions: Climb straight up passing […]

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