Holywell Tor, Dartmoor

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Holywell Tor (p62) Date of ascent: 13/03/2017 Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Bow Wow Length/grade/stars: 8m VD Start location: Above Slow Show on the summit area is a cluster of slabby walls, identified by a huge […]

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Tree work at Froggatt Edge

Tree safety work is going ahead the week commencing 27th March for 4-5 days. The A625 will be closed both ways the week beginning 27th March for tree felling. The closure will be from the Froggatt car park on the […]

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Myrtle Turtle Quarry, Dartmoor

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Myrtle Turtle Quarry (p 56) Date of ascent: 13/03/2017 Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Mock Turtle Length/grade/stars: 7m S Start location: Start 2 metres LEFT of The Shaky Flake at a small right-angled corner. Pitch descriptions: […]

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Bill Briggs

We regret to announce that Bill Briggs passed away over the last weekend after a long illness. We send our sympathies to his family and friends.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Carn Gowla, St Agnes Head, North Devon & Cornwall

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Carn Gowla St Agnes Head (p 279) Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Date of ascent: 16/02/2017 Pastoral Length/grade/stars: 30m S Start location: Approach as for Flickering Shadows (CC Website). Pitch descriptions: 4a Follow Flickering Shadows to […]

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Lake District Bird Breeding Access Restrictions

Spring has nearly sprung and Lakeland’s Ravens and Peregrine Falcons are feeling frisky. To protect these wonderful creatures the BMC, FRCC, LDNP, NT and Natural England meet each January/February to agree which crags and climbs should have restricted access during […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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