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Last Club Outdoor Session for 2010

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It was sadly that time of year when the club had to make the move indoors and to make things worse on the last outdoor session of the year the tides were crap 🙁 The only logical solution was to set up a super awesome high ropes course and have a

  

La Congrelle

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So… got home from work on Wednesday and Chris persuaded me to put some effort in and check out La Congrelle for the first time. We abseiled in around 7pm and checked out the routes. Decided on an awesome 2pitch HVS – Remington.

  

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Havelet Wall Traverse The GMC have a social, and what happens? Another adventure is planned! Well when I say planned I mean discussed, agreed by a drunken few, never mentioned again, then it takes place.

  

The Crocker Cronicles!

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Martin Crocker on Salt ‘n Wound E5 6b Martin Crocker has kindly given the GMC his route descriptions which detail many routes, up to E6 6b, which he climbed during a number of trips to Guernsey.

  

Two Projects Sent!

Bouldering, Pecqueries, Port Soif

After coming back from Font all I wanted to do was boulder something hard! During a club session at Port Soif I started looking at a line straight up the middle of the barrel boulder.

  

The Adventure of Petit Port

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Chapter 2 – Assault on the Chimney 29/05/10 After we bailed on the initial attempt we’ve been talking about going back and finishing the job. We’ve arranged days but each time decided against it, too cold, too wet, looks like rain etc.

  

10th / 11th April

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So this weekend we had a good turnout again, on the saturday we headed to Gull Zawn, this time I got shot down early and backed off trying ‘Gneiss Gorilla’ E2, then I decided to try ‘Titanium Stripper’ E3 but ended differing between 3 routes and fin

  

Font – Easter Weekend

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Little Chris, Big Nathan, Rich, Luke and Steve had an awesome trip to Font. The two day round trip was worth it as the weather was kind providing us with two days of excellent bouldering. Keep an eye out for the trip report on the GMC website.

  

2010 GMC Indoor Leading Competition – Results!

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2010 GMC Indoor Leading Competition – Results! 1st – Luke Cummins (124 points) 2nd – Andrea Keller (122 points) 3rd – James Burton (120 points) 4th – Mark Page (119 points) 5th – Steve Le Feuvre (112 points) 6th – Nathan Crabb (111 points) 7th –

  

Facebook & Google. How harmful can they be?

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So on Saturday morning I had finished the normal chores, whilst the wife is away in England, when I updated my status on Facebook with an innocent question. What are you doing today? Nathan replied that he wanted to try Petit Port chimney.

  

Little Chris back with a bang!

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Some of us went to Gull Zawn again on Sunday and had a great afternoon’s climbing!  Back from skiing, Dave refrshed his memory on placing trad gear on ‘Rock of Ages’ HVS 5a *** before doing the ‘3-star E1’ ‘After the Goldrush’

  

Climbing @ Gull Zawn last saturday

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Whilst Dave has been off skiing, his bosses sent his mate Adam over to cover for him. Dave had said he was ‘quite good ;-)’, so we decided to take him down to Gull Zawn to sample some of the highest quality routes the island has to offer.

  

Red Crag -> Le Gouffre Scramble

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Hi Folks,    a bit of a delay on the blog here, but some of us had a good scramble from Red Crag @ La Corbiere to the Waterfall @ Le Gouffre on Valentines day (how romantic!). Luke has done an excellent blog at http://climber.

  

Keep The Faith

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We arrived at the relatively unknown bouldering location of Rousse armed with a stack of bouldering mats taller than Luke.

  

Bouldering Competition 2010!

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Here are the results for the bouldering competition held last Thursday, congratulations to both Steve and Andrea on winning their respective sections and well done to all who took part!!! Female Category Score / 42 Andrea 28 Kim 6 Nata

  

Micro Guide To The Pequries Boulder

Bouldering, GMC, Guernsey, Guide

The GMC are proud to present the first boudering MicroGUIDE!!!! This neat little guide can be printed and made into a booklet.

  

East coast scramble

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Second scramble of the year was route 45 reversed – Bathing pools to Fermain. A 0.

  

1st scramble of the Decade

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st1\:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui) }  “Sounds interesting” was Howard’s reply to my text suggesting the “Mont Herault -> La Carriere Torode” scramble on Sunday.

  

Salt n Wound

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The day started off with fairly low expectations, Chris had been out boozing the night before and I had just come back from a two week holiday, neither of us were going to do anything special.

  

Mallorca Trip

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Steve, Chris, James and Nathan just got back from the trip to Mallorca for some deep water soloing. Some varied weather and awesome climbing was experienced. Check out www.gmc.org.