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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Jul 19

Date of AGM changed!!! Now Thursday 12th Jan

Hi everybody, please note that the date of the AGM has been changed.  It is now Thursday, yes Thursday! 12th January 2017. Ellie

Jul 12

Wednesday climbing – July 13th


A turnout of 9 and good conditions for climbing with a cool but welcome breeze which quickly dried the rock after a light shower mid-afternoon and later kept the midges away. A broad range of grades climbed with routes including Topsail, Ratline, Porthole Direct, Barnacle Bulge, Trafalgar Crack and Plain Sailing Midshipman. First route of …

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Jul 12

Climbing Weekend 8th, 9th and 10th July 2016 – Yorkshire Grit – True Story


It is an often quoted phrase that you should be brave. ” Greens are good for you!” We had been warned…The forecast was gloomy… not fair. Our small blue car skidded on the narrow wet tarmac on our approach route. The hand painted sign read “Please keep this gate shut at all times.” Surely that must …

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Jul 11

Beudy bookings update

July – Elizabeth Wilson (3 spaces) this coming Saturday, Keith Towell (8 spaces) on Friday 22, and Geoff Gosling’s Meet on 30/31 (contact Geoff for availability). August – Mark and Jackie Hatton’s Meet on 6/7 (contact them), Paul Hampson has booked a few spaces from 7 to 9 and then Sue Whittle has her Climb …

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Jul 07

Get your pitch reserved…


Jul 07

Lift from Manchester required

Lift from Manchester required for this weekend’s meet. If you can offer a lift please get in contact with Paul (or Rachel)

Jul 07

Team effort at High Neb


Thanks to the Rucksackers who turned up to the High Neb meet. A hardy group of 11 made the trip over in classic British summer conditions of leaden grey skies,  howling wind and temperatures that felt like ten degrees. We enjoyed a ruck of classic grit routes including impossible slab ( nothing is impossible for …

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Jun 15

Stoney meet this evening moved to Stockport wall and afterwards at The Railway


I seem to have used up all my weather good luck at Gogarth at the weekend. The forecast for tonight at Stoney is grim. …so I’m going for Plan B and will be at Stockport wall instead, and afterwards at The Railway. Hopefully see you there! Cheers, Dom

Jun 14

Gogarth 2016 – Another triumph of optimism over meteorology


With flooding reported throughout Manchester, and monsoon conditions across much of the UK, there was really only one place to be last weekend – enjoying the unique Holyhead micro-climate on the 2016 Gogarth meet. Despite the best intelligence from the Met Office, 65 Rucksackers and guests turned out on the off-chance of a dry interlude, …

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Jun 10

wales gogarth

Need a partner for Sunday possibly staying over at Beudy for Monday Tuesday,if anyone fancies driving down Sunday morning get in touch.   John Warburton

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