The embodiment of both brain and brawn, Greg’s passion for climbing is clear… Continue reading “Member Profile Series: Number 4”
Dan’s a mad-keen climber, honing his skills across the climbing disciplines. With a (sandstone) 6a ticked off in just his second year of climbing, the only way is up for Dan! Continue reading “Member Profile Series: Number 3”
In our second ‘member profile’ meet Christine Parr from Tunbridge Wells. She’s an occupational therapist by trade, so take note when she advises you to stretch! Continue reading “Member Profile Series: Number 2”
As we get into 2016, we thought we’d get to know some of our members better with a little Q&A. We start with a face you’ll usually see at the nearest crag, wall or further afield on one of his many day raids and trips: it’s our Club Chairman, Brian Mead. If you see him out and about say hello, he’s a friendly chap… Continue reading “Member Profile Series: Number 1”
So its been a while since I did an article on what I’ve been up to. Rumours that I’d become an indoor boulderer and taken up croquet have been greatly exagerated, but I do go to the Arch more often than Harrisons. Continue reading “Mont Blanc Marathon 2015 – Paul Highams”
I got an invitation from some old friends to join them on a trip to Lundy Island and I said yes, I hadn’t seen them for a while and a weekend away from the usual work stresses seemed like a good idea at the time.
As it turns out – easier said than done and the logistics of actually getting over to the Island, climbing the “Devil’s Slide” by one route or another and getting back to Kent in a single weekend are rather more difficult than you would expect. Continue reading “Dancing with the Devil’s Slide on Summer Solstice, 21 June 2015 – Nic Cosmos”
The day (8th August 2014) started at 6.30 am in the La Grave campsite with an early breakfast & final check of the rucksack contents, not that there was a lot you can get in a 40 litre alpine pack. Continue reading “Le Rateau (AD) 3700m. A quick & dirty alpine climb – Mark Holden”
The Harrisons Rocks Management Group (HRMG) has issued the following statement on access to the Isolated Boulder. Continue reading “Harrisons Rocks – Isolated Buttress News”
Easter 2013 saw me fly out to Australia for a three weeks climbing with Ed. We climbed at Arapiles and in the Grampian Mountains. Below are a couple of video compilations from the trip that provide a taster from the trip.