Adventure Notes

Cadair Idris

A group from Craggers went to Cadair Idris for some hillwalking in the wintery weather in the week just before Christmas 2004. Andrew, Diego and Spanna went up together and were joined later on by Mon and Nigel and Marco. We stayed in the Coventry Mountaineering Club’s hut in the village of Corris, which turned …

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Snowdonia

In April 2004 Tony, Spanna, Sean and Cassie went to North Wales for training. Tony and Spanna went ahead and spent a few days before Sean and I arrived on Tuesday 13th. The next day we talked about Navigation Techniques before setting off. Spanna, Sean and I played a game where one person chooses a …

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Clecy

Unusually for me, I took a pessimist’s approach to our week camping trip in France – expect rain and you won’t be disappointed. Luckily I was wrong and after the 9 of us had done the ferry crossing and the few hours’ drive to get to Clecy, Normandy, we enjoyed several days of beautiful sunshine. …

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Snowdonia

Our Wales trip was to be an intensive training opportunity for any Craggers members interested. Four of us went over 10 days (half of us staying for three days at a time). For most of us it was a training opportunity in how to lead climb. We camped at a lovely camp site at the …

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Dartmoor

Easter can often be changeable and this year was no exception. We were glad that we had booked into a bunkhouse with a nice warm stove. The eleven of us had the whole bunkhouse to ourselves and got on really well with the farmer who owned it. He took the kids on rides on his …

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North Wales

In the February half term eleven Craggers set off in a hired minibus for North Wales. We were staying in a bunkhouse (no chance of the tent blowing away in the middle of the night) near Plas-y-Brenin called Gwern Gof Uchaf. And we were most relieved to arrive there about seven hours later via several …

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