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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Jul 27


End of my sons 3 peak challenge

I would just like to pay tribute to our club and its fantastic hut wardens. This weekend we have had the pleasure of visiting Craigallan and Beudy, as we have not used these two huts as often as High moss,  I have to say they are looking amazing and obviously demonstrate the hard work and …

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Shining Clough Wednesday 22.07.15

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The rain held off (just about!) and an intrepid few braved the elements to see what Shining Clough had to offer. What started as a speculative trip as so often the case when you make the effort turned in to a good days climbing, culminating in a final climb up Pisa Super Direct behind late arrival Andy Stewart in fantastic evening sunshine. Other classics iticked-off included Pheonix Climb and Via Principa just reward for those that attended.

Jul 22


Dave Booth and myself are planning a trip to this new mega climbing area after hearing rave reports from the team who were out there in APRIL/MAY.Dates will be around 13th to 20th October 2015. Get in touch if this is for you,Check out ROCK CLIMBING in CROATIA on the web. John

Jul 22

Wednesday 22.07.15 – Shining Clough Update

Little damp this morning but still planning to head-up and see what it is like. Should be there by 14.00 unless it realty pours down. If nothing else a good walk up onto Bleaklow!

Jul 21

Beudy weekend bookings to end of August

A quick update:- July 23 to 26 – various parties of ones, twos and a four but still plenty of room. July 31 to August 2 – Dominic Oughton (2), Dan Hostford (8). August 7 to 9 – Club meet – Sue Whittle ‘Curry and Climb’. See Sue for further details. August 14 to 16/17 …

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Jul 20

Wednesday 22 July – Shining Clough

This weeks meet is at Shining Clough one of the best crags in the Bleaklow Area and an essential mountain experience for any gritstone connoisseur. If you’ve been you know its true, if you’ve not now is your chance to find out. East Rib (HVS 5a) Pheonix Climb (VS 4c) Via Principa (S4a) Gallileo (E1 …

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Jul 20

Go Outdoors Discount (10% extra)

I used this and IT WORKED!!! As it took me a while to track down the details (thanks John & Robb!) I thought I’d post this as a reminder… Go Outdoors are happy to offer an extra 10% on top of their “membership” discount to RC Members Just enter 10RCLUB at web checkout or print …

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Jul 16

Upper Gorple – Esoteric Grit Bouldering

Ros won the 2015 Wednesday Evening meet prize for the most esoteric crag, but Upper Gorple turned out to be a great choice. Sun drenched, midge free and in an outstanding setting, we had a great evening of bouldering.

Jul 08


Hi all, due to very poor forecast I am cancelling tonights meet at Heptonstall.

Jul 05

Climbing in the Peak – Sat July 11th

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Climbing in the Peak – Birchen Edge, Saturday 11th July. Weather was good, the crag was not too busy and there was a nice breeze to keep the midges away.

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