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”
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.