Stair Hut 2017

Overall a very successful, if rather damp trip to Stair Hut in the Newlands valley. No major disasters thankfully, some juicy scrambles on the last day in the drizzle made for a little excitement, and Justin Gorbold brought Claire and Amber into the mix to be offended by our schoolboy humour and lack of social…

Stair Hut 2013

A return to the Lakes but just to keep things mixed up we headed to Stair Hut in the Newlands valley which was great to do some northern fells. Sadly no real fire which was missed but a good location and a lovely pub about 1km away where we had a good meal out. We…

Snowdonia 2012

In 2012 we went off piste and headed off to Snowdonia for a rather wild and rather unlucky trip to the Welsh mountains. Despite Rowan’s fall the rest of us managed a few lovely walks with one very memorable snowy day that tested a few of us further than we are used to! I’m not…

February 2010

Low Hall Garth – Gareth Sylvester-Bradley, Rowan Sylvester-Bradley, Toby Matthews, Frances Matthews (and Jack the dog), Richard Wilson, Steve Williams, George Lewis, Ollie Debenham, Tom Debenham and Peter Wilson + Bekki Farrar in NT cottage ‘upstairs’

January 2006

James Malden, Sean Hilhorst, Justin Gorbold, GSB, Cass Gilbert, Cara Coolbaugh. Bowderstone Cottage, Grid Ref 255164, Northumbrian Mountaineering Club. Small, coal fires, no drying room, hot water limited.

January, 2005

James Malden, Peter Fayle, Julian Cooke, Jacqueline, Richard Wilson, Gareth SB, Mike Pigott, Toby Matthews, Cass Gilbert, Cara Coolbaugh. Coniston Coppermines Cottage (Grid Ref 289986), Barrow Mountaineering & Ski Club. (Very well equipped)