The original plan was to go to Pembroke but with uncertainty in the weather and transport logistics against us we ended up on Anglesey based at Blackthorn Farm campsite. Attending were Mick, Dan, Alex and Nigel. Some Gogarth adventure was had by all. Routes done were Big Groove Mick and Nigel on Friday (exciting sea […]
Excerpt from the award winning ‘Stone Free’ featuring Uk soloist Jules Lines. Part of the BRIT ROCK FILM TOUR 2014 out now on DVD and HD download – BRIT ROCK
Please see the Meets Calendar for details, and contact the coordinators if you are interested in taking part. Christmas/New Year at the Smithy // Smithy Meet End Jan // Scottish Winter meet, Newtonmore 28 Feb – 7 Mar // Haute Provence Spring meet 7-14 April // Cairngorms meet 9-17 May
Five of the best VS Routes in the UK
Take Steve McClure (Britain’s top sport climber) and Neil Mawson (E10-conquering dark horse). Throw them into the dizzying Verdon Gorge then stir well with the filmmaking skills of Rich Heap and Ben Pritchard. Attempting a spectacular multi-pitch route, the duo find themselves way off route and have to dig deep to find success. Video Link
There must be an occasional sunny Sunday as we go through the winter. Keep an eye on the weather and keep in touch – we might even be able to do some climbing. Yorkshire or Derbyshire are on the list. Cheers Mick
We usually enter a mix of lead wall & bouldering competitions in the winter. We are all complete amateurs – but it’s fun and adds a bit something as the winter weather gets to you. So far Dan is leading the way with the Pinks!!
Looking at organising an early sun rock meet – last week in Feb or thereabouts.
Often defined as the hazy middle ground between hill walking and rock climbing, scrambling is the art of moving among spiky, steep or exposed terrain.
More than 20 years after first setting eyes on the peak Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden, succeed on first ascent of north east face of Hagshu.
Essential climbing wall skills - an excellent collection of articles and information for indoor climbing and beyond.