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,
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 trip the celebration was to join him to celebrate him doing his last Munro.
This popular event was once again held at El Rancho Peak and followed tradition with a merry band of helpers constructing a heap of extremely damp, if not waterlogged, timber in the middle of a wet field. The unspoken question in every ones mind, ”will it burn”, being drowned out by cries of “of course it will”.
While carrying out some research for another project, one of our members, Mark Rymell, during a search of old editions of the Hastings & St Leonards Observer, came across an advert in issue dated 23rd November 1974.