Meet Reports

Our meet reports show where we’ve been climbing recently:

4 days ago

We're back! First outside meet of 2020 at Ban-y-gor. Down from 6, 2 of us made it to the delightfully quiet crag. Lots of variety and good routes, including slabs, cracks and overhangs, requiring footwork and thuggery in equal measure. (The sock is evidence of litter picking, starting as part the HMA's 50th Anniversary)

1 week ago

Just in case you haven't seen this, Chichester climbing wall is open again.
We believe they intend to offer two sessions from next week onwards 6-7.30pm as well as the 7.30-9pm.

Public climbing at Chichester is back from Monday 27th July! Every Monday & Thursday 7.30-9pm

These will be pre-booked sessions, for climbers that have been signed off previously to climb at our wall. We have reduced our capacity to max of 16 climbers for the session. Hand sanitiser will be provided in the wall area, we ask that you wash your hands after completing the climbs on that rope before moving on to the next rope. All other social distancing practices will also need to be adhered to. ... See more

2 weeks ago

Just in case you haven't seen it there is a temporary closure of Erridge Rocks. Read full details here: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/temporary-restriction-of-climbing-at-eridge-rocks
Luckily lots of other crags are open for social distanced business as usual but it is worth checking the latest access permissions https://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD before heading out.

The huge increase in climbers at Eridge Rocks since lockdown lifted has resulted in rapid wear to the fragile sandstone the makes up the crag. Unfortunately, this has now reached a tipping point where a temporary restriction is needed to give the crag a chance to recover before irreparable damage is...

2 months ago

Inspirational watching on BBC 4 tonight.

The story of Jesse Dufton, the first blind person to lead a climb of the Old Man of Hoy.

2 months ago

Despite the slight relaxation around exercising, club meets are clearly still a no go. If you are thinking about heading out on your own, the BMC have issued very clear advice which we would encourage you to follow. Also bear in mind that a number of crags remain closed.