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

Beudy Mawr climbing meet


Geoff’s climbing meet at Beudy Mawr proved popular despite the awful weather on Saturday. A handful of early birds got in a few routes on Friday while the rest were finally rewarded with improved conditions on Sunday, albeit that some had to queue for the classic routes. Along with a few others, I opted for …

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Jul 24

stanage plantation

This must go down as the HOTTEST day in history on grit. With no wind and the temp in the high 80′s we battled with rock that was too hot to touch.I have never climbed in such unberable heat in Derbyshire.Arriving at 2pm we battled up Tower face Paradise wall Billiard buttress Millsoms Minium.with John …

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Jul 07

Froggatt Wednesday evening climbing meet 9th July

Due to a diary/work cock-up, I will not be at the Froggatt meet I should be co-ordinating on Wednesday. I hope the weather is good and that plenty of routes get done! Andy Tomlinson

Jul 04

July to October 2014 Meetstaff published

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Jul 03

The Rucksack Club on the telly – Watch the Gogarth Meet on BMC TV

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TV stardom at last for the Rucksack Club as “Gogarth Meet – The Movie” finally makes it’s eagerly awaited appearance on t’inter web.   For those of you who were there, here’s a chance to re-live a great weekend. For those of you who missed the fun then be inspired for 2015. Here’s the link: …

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Jul 03

Stanage High Neb on Wednesday


Oh for the Quiet(us) life Photos courtesy of Alan Segar  

Jul 01

breacon beacons meet 13 14 sept

Sorry to all but I have to cancel my meet due to family commitments, hopefully will rearrange Mark

Jun 20

curbar wed evening meet


A blistering hot afternoon with the temp into the high 70′s saw a keen  bunch of rock jocks and a couple of possible new club candidates onto the Cloggy of the peak. Curbar takes no prisoners and so with chalk flying everywhere and friction down to a minimum a dozen of us fought our way up the …

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Jun 18

Gogarth 2014 – We got away with it again!

Lighthouse Arete

Severe weather warnings (the ones with the big red exclamation mark!) had been issued throughout the week and Helen and I were left pondering thoughts of a first wash-out on the Gogarth meet in over ten years. The idea of trying to feed 80 grumpy wet climbers on a beach, with unlightable BBQs steaming gently, didn’t bear …

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Jun 15

President’s Meet – Barra

The last of my photos are on my blog now. Rather than posting individual links to each of the posts it is probably better if you use the sidebar on the blog to navigate to them.   Huge thanks to Andy for brilliant Meet in a fabulous place.   Ian

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