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Mountaineering & alpine – Rucksack Club

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A quiet time

Just thought I’d share a couple of photos from a solo trip to Norway (didn’t plan it to be solo – its a long story…).  Perfect weather and very, very quiet. After a late start – didn’t get off the train until 3:00pm I trekked in to the Grindaflethytta hut – 6 hours of tough …

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Alpine Meet – 16th to 30th August – Ailefroide, France. Campsite Details

Dear all re the Alpine meet. I have booked 15 to 20+ places at the Aillefroide campsite from Sat 16th to Sat 30th August. Only €6.80 per night. A great venue for alpine mountaineering rock climbing via ferrarta mountain biking and bouldering. If your coming let me know via email regards Jez

Welsh 3’s

I am happy to report a successful traverse of the threes by 5 intrepid souls on Saturday in the face of great adversity (self inflicted). Only one person didn’t finish, but as it was only half a walk anyway (Ros), it seemed fitting that the meet organiser should only do half of it. Thanks to …

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Will’s Trip to Alaska


Winter Alpine Meet 2013


Some photos from the Dolomites this January


Peru August 2012

Hi All, I’m going to be in Peru for August 2012 and am looking to spend the time doing some alpine routes, If anybody is keen to join me then please get in touch. Cheers, Will Harris

2011 Annual Dinner – What a Buzz!

A big thank you to everyone who made it to Shap Wells last weekend (and that included over 160 of you over the two days!) and made it such a great occasion. Everyone I spoke to seemed to have had a good time, and a number commented on “the Buzz” – it may have been …

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Ben Nevis 5 Ridges

Hello all, Just to report that myself, Elsie Riley and Katy Vose had a fantastic day on the Ben on the 11th June. We enchained the five ridges of the North Face. Starting from Craigallan at 2am, we climbed Observatory first, descended Coire Leis, then North East Buttress, down Coire Leis again, up Tower Ridge, …

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Cima Ovest – Rudolph Bauer route

Dave Williams has always wanted to do the classic Rudolph-Bauer 1968 aid route which takes the big roofs on the Ovest. So, before his knees give out completely, I’ve indulged him and agreed to go with him at the end of next month. I’m trying to obtain up to date beta on the state of …

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