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climbing trip to east Greenland next year?

Posted on behalf of Ade Pedley Would anybody be interested in a ski touring and climbing trip to east Greenland next year?, this would be to an area that I know where there are many peaks to climb, either technical or ski ascents/ descents, mostly first ascents, need commitment by end of september this year …

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Gogarth Meet 17 and 18 June – Don’t forget to book your BBQ!

A reminder that this year’s Gogarth meet is on 17 and 18 June. Get in touch to book your BBQ. Usual format: Breakfast at the cafe on Saturday at 10, BBQ on Porth Dafarch Beach, Camping at the Valley of the Rocks campsite. Full details in Meetstaff. As a reminder of the fun from last …

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Hobson Moor – and the Wednesday Evening Meets are underway

The ‘official’ climbing season got underway with the first Wednesday evening meet of the year, at Hobby by tradition. Despite the spring weather earlier in the month, it was all looking a bit green, and the biting wind wasn’t helping. Nonetheless, Hobby was rammed as we’d managed to double book the place with a Karabiner …

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Wednesday Evening Climbing Meets start next week at Hobson Moor Quarry on 5 April

Message on behalf of Andy: You can download a full list to stick on your notice board: Wednesday Evening Climbing Meets 2017

Rope Race – Special Offer for Club members

Happy 2017. My name is Sharon and I am the club co-ordinator for the Rope Race climbing centre in Marple. I have noticed that you have put together your 2017 indoor wall meets, and was hoping that you would be able to include Rope Race into your programme. I would like to offer your members …

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T-Shirts – order by 9 December

I’m planning to place an order for Rucksack Club T-Shirts. If you would like to add one or more of these iconic fashion items to your wardrobe, or have run out of ideas for Christmas presents, then here’s your chance!  You just need to let me know what you want: Style: Regular T  /  Ladies …

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​Sunrock 2017.

The votes are in and the dates that work for the most people are Saturday 11th to 18th February. We’re planning to return to the Costa Blanca for 2017.   We already have about 20 definitely needing accommodation plus some van dwellers. I’ll be booking the accommodation in the next week or so, so let …

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High Moss Painting Meet in November is now full

Message from Ellie Howarth – she’s got 19 attendees and is closing the booking.  Have a great weekend! 

Hot at Hobby

​The September heat wave served up a sizzling send off to the official Wednesday evening meet program, and Andy’s Hobby meet attracted a huge turnout of about 20 members and guests. If the heatwave continues we’ll have to get together for an impromptu gathering next Wednesday – New Mills Tor anyone? Watch this space! 

Stanage Plantation, Wednesday Evening Meet

After four days of great climbing on Lundy, and arriving home in the wee small hours, the sensible thing would have been a day off. However, it was my birthday and also Jeff’s evening meet at Stanage, so we had to put in an appearance for the social, if nothing else! Jeff and Liz had made …

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