Author Archives: John Horton

Meets update 26 July

The Roaches last weekend was one of our most popular meets ever – no doubt due to the frustration of being confined home for so long. Sixteen members and two guests enjoyed the novelty of being away from home for … Continue reading

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Meets are back!

The gloves are off and we’re hitting the ground running – and any other metaphors you want to add to the mix! After a frustrating three months we’ve now been told by the government we’re allowed to stay away overnight. … Continue reading

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Meets update – 15 June

The English countryside is opening up and it looks increasingly likely that camp sites will be allowed to open on 4 July. Climbing huts and bunkhouses remain closed for the foreseeable future but it’s looking promising for climbing/camping meets, although … Continue reading

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Meets update – 14 May

The latest government and BMC guidance has opened up the countryside for very limited climbing: you can climb with a member of your household, or with someone else if you keep 2 metres apart. If you are considering it take … Continue reading

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Meets update – 15 April

We hope you’re all staying safe and are able to maintain fitness and sanity in these strange days. Unfortunately the pesky virus continues to put paid to our climbing activities and the May meets in the calendar have now been … Continue reading

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Meets – get your name down soon!

We’ve got a healthy meets schedule this year and the following need early commitment so if you’re interested let the organiser know soon. 30 Jan-2 Feb North Wales (this weekend): there are still beds available in the hostel and pitches … Continue reading

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Happy 2020 – meets calendar online

Happy New Year! If you’re feeling a bit flat after the festivities, relief is at hand with the 2020 meets now published on the website! Get the dates in your calendar and look forward to balmy (barmy?) days on the … Continue reading

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Meets news

There are still four opportunities to join us on a club meet in 2019: three weekends in September and October and the Spanish trip in November. The next is this weekend to Gower, a beautiful holiday area on the South … Continue reading

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New meet venue for 30 August-1 September – Dartmoor

Patrick has pulled out of organising this weekend’s meet because it clashes with a family wedding (Roland’s daughter). I’ve taken over the reins and have changed the venue to Dartmoor (because I haven’t been there this year). Take a look … Continue reading

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Fairy Cave outdoor novice meet – Saturday 25 May

The next RoCs meet is a trip to the Mendips for a day’s trad climbing. It’s very suitable for both experienced and novice outdoor climbers with some nice routes across the grades. Take a look at the meet webpage and … Continue reading

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