Category Archives: 2011 Trips

2011 Club Trip reports

Autumn trip to Snowdonia

Having driven up on the Thursday, I camped at the Forestry Commission site near Beddgelert. Friday morning dawned bright as forecast and opening the van door revealed patches of mist and sunlit hills – perfect, especially for October!

Ladies Trip 2011 – The ‘Ladies’ invade Colchester

After an early start Jean and I arrived at the campsite in Colchester. Luckily there was a brief spell of sunshine that lasted long enough for a spot of tent erecting.

Lake District, September 2011

A bumper collection of trip reports from a wet and windy Lake District…..

North Wales, August 2011

This year’s trip to Snowdonia was again based on the campsite alongside the A5 between Betws-y Coed and Capel Curig. On arrival on Thursday evening we found several members pitching their tents, and others having arrived on Wednesday, were settled in and had already done a days climbing.

Peak District, July 2011

Here is the report from this year’s trip by club nephew, Sam….

Gower Folk Festival, June 2011

Whatever Happened at the Gower? (The article got lost in a haze of cider fumes)

Fontainbleau, May 2011

Two reports from this trip, first from Tim followed by Jenny…

Dorset Ramblings

Poor weather forecasts and scaffolding left just a hardy few going to Dorset for the late May weekend. Still, we made the best of it, although there was no climbing. (Bad finger.) Dick had to walk 3 days in a row. (Someone please help him.) Woodyhyde campsite was packed. Mainly families with children.

Treasure Hunting along the Royal Military Canal

A select band of club members (Jane, Kim, Nick and Ruth) were planning to go for a walk on Easter Monday. With one of the crew recently discovering the delights of geocaching, a route was decided on that gave the opportunity for a few good searches. Geocaching involves hunting down ‘caches’ that are hidden throughout the […]

Hastings Rock and Fell Club go to Dorset

An on and off club tradition of a climbing trip to the sea cliffs of Swanage on Good Friday, was honoured this year with a group of eight members congregating at the Cattle Troughs area for a season opener.

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