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August in the Lake District – a good time to enjoy summer weather. Well, Lake District summer weather anyway? Fortunately our new members Debbie and Stephanie knew enough of the Lakes not to be put off by the showers as we climbed up Stickle Ghyll or the bitter August wind on the summit of Pavey

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One day in the clouds, one day in the sun – truly this was a Welsh Summer Meet! Seven of us shared the beautiful and remote setting of the Mountain Club Hut at Bryn Hafod and visited the summit of Aran Fawddwy twice (once merely for the achievement and once for the views) A full

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Espot is one of the best villages to start from when doing the ‘Carros de Foc’* tour of nine refugios in the Aiguestortes National Park. Unfortunately, it is not served by a direct bus service from Barcelona and our small group: myself, Kevin and Ken, were dropped by side of the road leading up to

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The Welsh one, that is. On arriving at the Lancashire Mountaineering Club hut, Cae Ysugubor, near Beddgelert, the advance party quickly learned that Phil, Cheryl and Maz had arrived even earlier and had already completed a trip up Cnicht which is known as ‘The Welsh Matterhorn’ because of the similarity in shape. Kit unloaded and

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Dartmoor is famous for being a wild and rugged area with beautiful and dramatic moorland. The Gentian group visiting over Easter found it lived up to it’s description but also found lots of bog land surrounded by grass, heather and bracken which was slightly challenging. A few Gentian members got over familiar with the bogs