Mar 08

Outdoor Program for 2014 – 2015 now on the Blog – now you can plan where to Get Out There! for the next year!

Thanks to Dick Pasley and Ros Murray for all their work in pulling together an outstanding Outdoor Meets program for the next 12 months. You can download the 2014-15 Outdoor Meets List by clicking here: Outdoor Meets Programme 2014 – 2015 A big Thank You to all the volunteer Meet Coordinators too! From South West Surprises …

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Apr 23

Associate Membership scheme launched (Download application form and “Why not Join Us?” Flyer here)

The AGM approved the creation of an Associate Member status within the Club. This is intended for those who are interested in joining the  Club but are still in the process of meeting the membership requirements (for example attending three meets). Alternatively it might also be of interest to those regular guests on meets who would …

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Apr 17

Arran Meet 2 – 4 May.

Arran – Climb, Walk, Cycle… The spectacular granite cliffs, ridges and mountains of Arran, not to mention the beaches and wildlife, make for a perfect long Bank Holiday weekend. Whether you want to climb (long classic routes or tip-toeing up the massive slabs), scramble (the Arran ridges make for some spectacular and airy outings), bag …

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Apr 13

Wednesday 15 April – evening meet – The Torrs

Der-de-derrrr!! Yes, its that time of the year again! Don’t be put off by what you read or what other people tell you – this is Bill T(rustworthy) Deakin here. Its not all Muscle Beach, full of gritstone thugs dragging their arms on the floor (if you do spot one, please don’t feed them) – …

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Apr 13

Beudy bookings

Just a reminder that Beudy is fully booked this weekend (18/19 April). Tina Priestley and a group of her friends are on a charity walk up Snowdon so please avoid using the hut on these dates. OBEC MC, regular users of Beudy, have booked all 11 places in the main dormitory for the nights of …

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Apr 07

Climbing Weds Eve (8th April)

Somehow I missed off the venue for this meet. Pule Hill is the place to be! Richard

Mar 27

Free on-line Climbing Magazine – “VDiff.co.uk”

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You might want to check out the new Free on-line Climbing Magazine – “VDiff.co.uk” It’s a light-hearted look at all aspects of our great sport, from around the world. It is edited by a good friend of mine; Neil Chelton. Many of you will remember the talk that Neil gave at the Rucksack Club Dinner – including …

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Mar 25

Weds Eve Climbing Outdoor Meets

First meet starts on 1st April at Hobson Moor (traditional)! Come along if you can, Mark Clough is your “Fool in charge”! Meets are now on the calendar for April to June….rest to follow. Richard Brewster

Mar 16

Beudy Mawr Weekend Meet 14 – 15 March 2015

The meet was attended by 11 member, 2 associate members and 2 member’s guests. It was well below freezing with a light covering of packed snow on the tops. It was decided that climbing rock with frozen fingers was not an option. Fortunately the cold and dry conditions were good for walking. Parties circumnavigated Glyder …

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Mar 15

Gogarth Meet – ONE WEEK LATER THAN USUAL on 13 & 14 June

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Following the excitement of last year’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, this year’s Gogarth meet will be going back to its roots (or routes!) – no film crew; no celebrity climbers (apart from you, that is) just the usual mix of 3* climbing at one of the best crags in the world; sunshine (hopefully!); booze and burgers, …

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Mar 15

SunRock 2015

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The popularity of the SunRock meet continues to grow, and this year’s Espana escape was expended to two weeks to cope. We rented a huge (and fairly swanky) pad on the Costa Blanca and assembled a team of 37 members, guests and hangers-on for a week or two of fun and fine food. There were …

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Mar 13

Beudy Bookings

Just an update from the previous posts. Glossop Triathlon Club have decided to go to High Moss, so Beudy is now free on the weekend of 16/17 May. Andy Baron and 4 friends will be in the hut over the Easter weekend.

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