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Grove Wall – The End!

After many threats, rumours, April Fools jokes, the end is now well and truly nye. The Grove (the new, improved, St Leonards Academy, Darwell Campus as it is now known) is closing. Our last night will be on Mon 22nd July. This will end nearly 28 years of continuous weekly use of the wall, all […]

Scottish Winter Trip 2013

After looking at various suggestions for next years trip the committee has decided on an area not previously visited by the club for this event.

OUMS Trip to the Alps 5th – 12th August

We recently received this invitation to join the Open University Mountaineering Society (OUMS) trip to Argentiere in August.

Spoiled For Choice This May Day Bank Holiday

LOAF plans 100km walk in 2012 – but fear not much shorter options are available!!!

Club T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies

An order for new club t-shirts and sweatshirts is being organised

(No) money for old rope….

If you have always been reluctant to throw away retired climbing ropes, thinking that they would be handy for something……I have found a source of willing takers.

2011/2012 Committee

Here is the HRFC committee for 2011-2012: Chairman – Dick Gasson Vice Chairman – Jean Reed Treasurer – Mike Peak Secretary – Jane Moseley Members – Nick Warren, Kim Warren, Jill Leader, Simon Curd

Derbyshire Animals – the latest Peaks post from Tony R

Now, I bet you are all thinking this article is going to be about Yobs at climbing sites, well you’re wrong, in fact I don’t think I’ve met any Yobs at the Crags up here,

Spanked again – the latest Peaks post from Tony R

Well Hi all you at the HRFC, Why do we do it, why do we put ourselves through the pain and suffering we call climbing, probably because we like it so much .

Archie’s Last Munro

When Archie sent our Xmas card he said keep 30th April free there’s going to be a celebration. Tricia got quite excited as she thought it must be a wedding, so she looked through her selection of hats to find one suitable for the occasion. Unfortunately for her, when we met Archie on the Scotland […]

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