A wild and windy weekend in Eryri/Snowdonia with heavy rain and 80 mph winds on the tops. Nevertheless, everyone managed to get out on various routes and some even made it to the seaside. For a fuller account see the blog here by a member https://davidpettit.home.blog/…/gentian-snowdonia-trip…/
A few pics from the Club’s trip to the Yorkshire Dales staying at Skirfare Barn bunkhouse. Lots of snow on the tops but among other hills, members managed Great Whernside (704m) and Buckden Pike (702m). Next trip is to Snowdonia/Eryri in January 2024 staying in a a club hut. For the full programme of events
A few pics fram the Club’s trip to the Peak District staying at the NT bunkhouse in Ilam. Lots of pleasant walking in the area incuding Dovedale and the Manifold valley. Despite many closed paths, Thorpe Cloud was ascended (287m). Next trip is the Yorkshire Dales in December then back to the mountains in January
A weekend staying at the remote Bryn Hafod hut in Cwm Cywarch. Definitely the place for a digital detox but plenty of summits to compensate. For a blog by one of our members click here and to see what’s coming up click here.
A weekend hill walking and bagging Wainrights while staying in the well-appointed MAM ‘hut’ near the centre of the village. Click here to see what’s coming up next.
Some pics from three days in the Peak District around Crook Hill and Win Hill. Alport Castles in mist yet again! We meet up every month. Click here to see what’s coming up.
Some easier walking last weekend in the rolling hills of Shropshire around Bishops Castle and the Long Mynd. Click here to see what’s coming up next.
This year’s trip abroad was to the French Pyrenees staying at the comfortable Gite Le Lutin in Bagneres de Luchon. For a look at the current programme, click here.
Some pics of our trip to the remote Dolgoch Hostel in the Cambrian Mountains. We’re talking *very* remote here with solar power for lights and showers and no phone signal or wi-fi. Great for a digital detox! See coming events on https://www.gentianclub.org.uk/meetprogramme.php and for a blog of the weekend and more pics go to https://davidpettit.home.blog/…/gentian-cambrian…/
Some pics from a full week staying at Mar Lodge in the heart of the Cairngorms. There are no less than 15 Munros in the back garden which gave ample scope for excursions. As a day off from the uphill, one group managed the 22 mile walk starting at Linn of Dee near Braemar and