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 …
This impromptu meet at the Smithy was threatened with mixed weather (the MWIS forecast was ‘appalling’) which did not deter those present from venturing out, albeit at low level on the first two days. On Friday DC, AC, CC AD & LM walked from Grange in Borrowdale to Seatoller and back via Rosthwaite and Watendlath, …
The dinner was attended by 40 people including 3 guests – John and Carol Whalley from Yorkshire Ramblers and Alison Cairns from the Pinnacle Club.
In October 2016 Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden made the first ascent of Nyainqentangla South East
Saturday was a bit img_0030mixed weather wise but we made the best of it with a hike into Keswick…….
Help wanted Dick Lane
The path at Dick Lane (½ km East of Stoodley Pike) is an important route linking Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale with the pike. It has been deteriorating for many years…….
Paul got back from Tibet a couple of weeks ago having made the first ascent of the North Buttress of Nyainqentagla South East (7047m). He is back in Saudi now……..
Just got back from an excellent trip to far West Nepal with Mick Fowler. Managed to make the first overall ascent of Gave Ding (6571m) via its very impressive north buttress.
Concerns mounting over Castle Rock fall
In November this year, Spanish climbers Dani Andrada and Edu Marin made the 4th and 5th repeats respectively of Chilam Balam 9a+/b at Villanueva del Rosario near Malaga in Spain, first climbed by Barnabé Fernandez in 2003. VIDEO: Chilam Balam ft. Dani Andrada and Edu Marin
Your assistance needed. 2 x 48m high wind turbines are proposed very close to Almscliff Crag – something we cannot allow. Please place your objections ASAP following the instructions below. Every response counts. Cheers Mick