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BMC Summer meet 2017 - Cornwall

Every other year the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) organises an international summer climbing meet in the British Isles. The BMC invites 30 climbers from partner organisations to experience trad climbing whilst under the guidance of local hosts. 1,334 more words


A gorgeous day at Gogarth - aren't they all? 

Back in Blighty in time to head along to the Manchester University Mountaineering Club (MUMC) and Rucksack Club joint meet at our hut in The Pass. 227 more words


This Way Up! Kendal Mountain Festival 2017

As far as I’m concerned, the best excuse to visit any place for the first time is attending a great festival. So I hopped on the train to Kendal – the gateway to the Lake District – for a weekend of mountain films and culture, readings by nature writers and a visit to the famous Lakes, of course. 1,005 more words

Film Festival Reviews

Crib Goch a winters scramble. (Part 3)

The third of the Crib Goch vids, still ascending up to the ridge.


Summiting Mount San Gorgonio

Roundtrip distance: 17.3 miles

Time: We split it into 3 days, but you can summit on a day trek (~10 hours)

Elevation gain: 5,840 ft…

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zen and the art of living

Some days it just seems that the world is against you, and you might just want to give up. Lately, I’ve had more of those days than not. 187 more words


Mountains and Frodo

On feeling like Frodo Baggins while hiking in Mexico. 320 more words