On Friday morning a whole host of WBMC members made their way down to South Wales for a weekend of walking, climbing and body boarding on the beautiful Gower peninsula. Not wanting to break from tradition and alarm anyone by arriving at the time we said we would, the Priest family turned up around 9pm or so. There was a little light rain just after we’d pitched the tent, but no sign of the storm that was forecast. That evening was spent catching up around the outdoor fire and talking about... Read full article
If you had told me a couple of years ago that we’d only get 19 people on a coach to walk the Nantlle Ridge - probably the finest linear ridge walk south of the border - during a settled spell of weather in July, I’d have said you were bonkers, but that’s what happened last month!
Maybe the fact that it was initially advertised as a “Long Meet” put some folk off, something that was rather unnecessary as most people can complete the full ridge (7 peaks if you include Mynydd ... Read full article
This month pride of place must go to the ‘South West Climbing Trip’ organised on behalf of WBMC by Ken. Initially ten beds were booked in the Climbers’ Club Hut, ‘The Counthouse’, at Bosigran, half way between St Ives and St Just, on the North coast of Cornwall but, for a variety of reasons, just Ken and myself left late on Sunday afternoon for what turned out to be an absolutely fantastic week of climbing.
Monday saw us wake to see dense sea mist clinging to the cliffs, b... Read full article