July 2016

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We have received the following from the BMC regarding the rebrand to Climb Britain. To: BMC affiliated clubs BMC rebranding – engagement with clubs Following my email of earlier this week I am writing to draw your attention to the update article as posted on the BMC website yesterday, see: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/climb-britain-update-from-the-bmc There has been a strong

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Down-climbing on soft snow is never a pleasant activity but with a light rain falling and mist thickening to completely obscure the glacier we recalled the old alpine adage of ‘To summit is optional, to descend safely is mandatory’ and reluctantly decided to abandon our objective and return to the hut. In Summer conditions Habicht

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The Gentian MC embroidered badges (also known as sew on patches, sewn on patches or sew on badges) are now available at £2.00 + p&p from the Membership Secretary. There may also be a supply at meets so no p&p required. Embroidered in white and Gentian blue thread, displaying these high quality patches sewn onto

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Nine Gentians met at Ynysmarchog Bunkhouse near Trecastle on Friday 15th July. Saturday dawned with good promise so we set off south towards Glyntawe by car then headed out to climb Carmarthen Fan to include Fan Hir, Fan Brycheiniog and Picws Du. The weather was appalling! Heavy rain, 20 metre visibility and strong winds were the order