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 …
I headed over to Steamboat Springs Colorado for a new adventure in trail running. This is not a race on most Ultra Trail runners list, but I had thought over winter about getting out there or Lake Tahoe. In the end I summed up the courage to enter Run Rabbit 100…
The weather was mixed over the weekend, wind rain and sun in various quantities. On Friday it pored down when the rain abated Peter Haigh walked from Grasmere back to the hut via Dunmail raise. The Ospreys are back…
The majority of the attendees started arriving on Friday afternoon, but sadly none had brought with them any weather forecasts other than utterly abysmal! However, a merry evening was had in the Smithy with the woodburner lit discussing…….
The Gritstone Club had arranged accommodation at The Log House on the Damph Estate for 14 people. 12 people arrived during Sunday. The sunset that evening was spectacular! A good omen? The three big ridges…..
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…….
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……..