Hastings Rock & Fell Peak District Weekend

Although numbers were down on the trip, as compared with some years I think that all who attended had a good time. Continue reading »

Hastings Rock & Fell in the Ecrins National Park

Last years trip to this region at the western end of the Alps proved extremely popular so a return visit was planned for this year. This time base for the trip was Ailefroide, a small village in the eastern section of the park. Continue reading »

Hastings Rock and Fell goes to Exmoor

It is quite a while since the last club visit to this particular area, in fact looking back at my book it was at the end of May 1985, over what was known in old money as the Whitsun Weekend. Continue reading »

Fontainebleau 2014

Two reports for this well attended trip, the first from Jenny then one from Nick… Continue reading »

Hastings Rock and Fell Scotland Trip 2014

After last year’s exceptional trip to the Southern Highlands, the weather this year, returned to typical Scottish winter conditions. What snow there was, was at high level, soft and slushy. Having said that, the accommodation at Ardmair, is some of the best that we have used, (warm, dry, with panoramic views across the bay to the mountains beyond). Continue reading »

BMC London and South East mini guide and active outdoors campaign

Local news from the BMC:

There is now an updated version on the London and South East mini guide. You may also wish to give the guide to new/beginner members to support their development in climbing, hill walking and mountaineering. Thanks go in particular to all those clubs that have supported the production of this publication.

The BMC have also launched a new active outdoors campaign to get people outdoors and where possible undertaking training in hill walking, scrambling, winter skills and climbing. Please share this information with club members.

Cliff Collapse in Rock-a-Nore

Here is dramatic footage of a major cliff collapse in Hastings:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25604696

 

2013-14 Committee

This year’s AGM has taken place, with the present committee being re-elected so the present committee for 2013-2014 is as below.

Chairman Dick Gasson

Vice Chairman Jean Reed

Treasurer Mike Peak

Secretary Jane Moseley

Members Nick Warren, Kim Warren, Jill Leader, Simon Curd, Daryl Naylor

The 21st January committee meeting will focus on planning events and trips for the coming year, we need your input! If you have any ideas of thoughts, please let a committee member know or even come and attend the committee meeting.

Thanks to Daryl and Naomi for the talk they gave at the AGM about their adventures climbing Kilimanjaro.

The photo competition held at the AGM, resulted in a good number of entries, this year the ‘Simon Wakefield Memorial Shield’ will be shared jointly by Ruth and Nick.

A Welsh Classic

Read two trip reports from the weekend at Nant Peris in Snowdonia from Nick and Dick… Continue reading »

Ladies Weekend 2013

The inaugural gathering of this year’s HRFC ladies and their weekend away happened close to home this year, the popular coastal town of Folkestone and it’s sadly redundant harbour. The author had ordered fine and sunny weather and was gladly obliged to witness that this was indeed delivered for at least 60% of the time. Continue reading »

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