For this year’s return to the Ecrins to “Find our Frenchies”, Antoine (our most active international member) and I decided to start with some big alpine rock. On Saturday morning 20 July, we set off from Les Etages toward the Sorreiler Hut (with non-member Nicolas Coronnel) and saw the beautiful Aiguille … Continue reading
A solitary young stag was standing guard over its herd of camper vans when Dolly, Ang and Steve M. rendezvoused at the Beinn Eighe carpark on a murky Saturday morning. First pfaff of the day – clockwise or anticlockwise – was eventually resolved in the time honoured fashion of following the group … Continue reading
Rowan and I spent 11 days exploring Sicily including hiking on the Aeolian Islands of Stromboli, Vulcano, Panarea, Lipari and Salina (as well as sampling lots of delicious Sicilian wine and food!) We were told by the guide from Magmatrek that activity on Stromboli was much higher than normal when we … Continue reading
From June 7-9, the club visited the Cerrig Pryfaid bunkhouse near Porthmadog in North Wales (thanks to Jen Brewin for the connection to the hut). John and Penny went up on Thursday night and were able to tick off Crib Goch and the Snowdon Horseshoe on Friday after an 0400 … Continue reading
Many thanks to John and Penny for organising what turned out to be a cracking day out in the Peak District. The weather was warm and dry for the duration after the small amount of rain as we arrived. The crag was a short walk from the car park. We … Continue reading
Aged three my grandaughter declared her intention toclimb a mountain. Beamsley Beacon near Bolton Abbey is just the thing at 395metres.
Thought I’d have another go just to make sure it wasn’t beginners luck.Beccy and I drove across to the Lakes over Easter,just a couple of pics to show. This was through website.
Popped over t’ Lakes over Easter Sadly I have to report that it will not allow me to publish photos
Not much to report in terms of recent mountaineering activity unfortunately, but pleased to see that our new app seems to be working. Thank you, Phil! Hope everyone had a lovely Easter!