Centenary Event 15th January 2022

The 15th January one hundred years ago marks the launch of the Gritstone Club. To celebrate this occasion we will be gathering first at Almscliff Crag around 12am following by drinks, food, presentations and displays at Almscliff Village Hall (Huby) around 4.00pm or earlier. Please come along to lead, to second and view the climbing action. Some of our most notable first ascents include Demon Wall, Z Climb, Overhanging Groove, Black Wall, Crack of Doom, Great Western, The North West Girdle, Retribution Rib, Birdlime Traverse all by Arthur Rhodes Dolphin. We can do as many as the weather allows.

Please find below some final information regarding the meet on Saturday.

Please try to take a lateral flow test before attending as per Government guidance.

Walking.
Being led by Carol Pettifar. The walk will commence form Almscliffe Hall ( Harrogate Road, Huby LS17 0EG) at 12 o’clock midday. Please park neatly!
The walk will proceed to Almscliffe crag to view the proceedings there and return to hall for the refreshments and celebration event.

Climbing.
Please convene 11.30-12.00 below Birds Nest Crack where we can decide what to do depending on the conditions!

We aim to have the refreshments up and running by 4pm but the hall is likely to be open sooner.
The hall is a large airy space and there is a small covered outdoor area.

We can access the hall with a key code through the afternoon. If you feel you will need this facility please contact Nigel jellycurly@hotmail 07796236387.