Steve striding out left towards the 2nd (and best) pitch of Flat Crags ClimbThis past couple of weeks I seem to have fallen in with a gang of rather dubious Arc’teryx t-shirt grabbers…

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Guidebook Launch & Goats Crag

Tuesday, 30th June 2015 by
The new Lake District Rock guidebookLast Friday evening was the official guidebook launch party for the new Lake District Rock guidebook published under the new Wired Guides brand by the FRCC.

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Borrowdale Guidebook Work

Tuesday, 30th June 2015 by
Pete on the crux of Mandrake at Quayfoot ButtresssOn Tuesday I went out with Steve, Andy, and Richard to try and get a few missing action photos for the forthcoming Borrowdale guidebook…

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Dave, Zac, and Pete go for Walkies

Tuesday, 30th June 2015 by
Pete, Zac, and Dave on top of Cold PikeDave visited us for a couple of days this week. He’s recovering from a broken wrist from falling off his motor bike so we couldn’t climb, cave, or scramble and were restricted to hill walking. Which of course was fine as far as Zac was concerned!

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Climbers’ Club AGM – Bristol

Monday, 16th March 2015 by
Keith, Fiona, and Steve with our new mascot, Papa SmurfThis past weekend was The Climbers’ Club‘s 117th AGM in Bristol…

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BMC National Council – Torquay

Monday, 9th February 2015 by
Ted spotting Pete on the thugy start to the Bitter Battle TearsThis past weekend was my first experience of a BMC National Council meeting – I’ve got five years of them to look forward to!

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Inaccessible Gully

Monday, 9th February 2015 by
Inaccessible GullyLast week the Lakes were like an Alpine Playground with endless sub-zero temperatures and clear skies. Could these be the conditions needed to make an ascent of Inaccessible Gully on Dove Crag?

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Snowy Lakes

Sunday, 1st February 2015 by
We had our lunch in the cross-shelter near the summit of HelvellynYesterday we went for a bumble up to Stickle Tarn to see what the winter conditions were like. It was very windy. But there were plenty of people out, including a team on Jack’s Rake. We weren’t wearing winter boots, and didn’t have axes or crampons with us, so we stuck to the trails. Today, […]

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