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How to climb harder courses

For anyone who may be interested, there are a couple of 2 day courses available in North Wales with Snowdonia Mountain Guides who are offering a “How to Climb Harder” course in April and July. Details are available on the … Continue reading

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Popular Meets

As Members will be aware, John H has recently published the initial Meets diary for 2017.  This contains a good number of events that members are able to sign up as being interested.  I have also made some changes to … Continue reading

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New News!

After a long and arduous time waiting for someone (not me) to come up with an easy way of highlighting new news articles, here it is! If you go directly into the “RoCs News” page by clicking on this option … Continue reading

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New Romsey climbing wall

On Saturday 2nd May 2015 at 10am, the new Golden Gecko climbing centre will open its doors for business.  This means that Romsey will have its very own indoor climbing wall. Click here to see their web site or here … Continue reading

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Some (hopefully) invisible changes

After years of remaining with the same company who provide hosting for our Web Site, we have finally moved.  The main reason for doing so was to move to a UK company who support the software on which the web … Continue reading

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Bouldering venue near Waterloo

This might only be of interest to the minority of the club who spend long hours commuting to London.  However, there is a relatively new bouldering venue in Vauxhall that I have recently discovered.  It is called Vauxwall – the … Continue reading

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Essential technique for winter

Here is a really useful technique to tie a Clove Hitch one handed. Essential in winter with gloved hands!

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Winter climbing pub meet

For all those (fool) hardy members interested in climbing some frozen water this coming season, how about a brief get-together (somewhere warm like a pub) one evening to discuss our aspirations, experience, gear, preferred destinations etc. over a beer or … Continue reading

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Winter Climbing 2013

Following last night’s AGM, I was tasked with getting organised to offer Romsey Climbers a series of winter events based in North Wales, the Lakes and Scotland (weather conditions permitting). We are opening up the conversation for members to register … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp October 2011

Hi all,  just thought i would share a few photo’s from my trek to Everest Base Camp in October with my daughter Kerry, the trip was booked through Adventure Peaks and took 23 days in all. the itinerary was a day … Continue reading

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