August 2017
Tuesday 1st
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Friday 4th
6pm Summer family meet at the club hut
Saturday 5th
... Summer family meet at the club hut
Sunday 6th
... Summer family meet at the club hut
Tuesday 8th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Friday 11th
6pm Climb all the things (Club hut weekend)
Saturday 12th
... Climb all the things (Club hut weekend)
Sunday 13th
... Climb all the things (Club hut weekend)
Tuesday 15th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Tuesday 22nd
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Friday 25th
6pm Cornwall climb fest
Saturday 26th
... Cornwall climb fest
Sunday 27th
... Cornwall climb fest
Monday 28th
... Cornwall climb fest
Tuesday 29th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
September 2017
Tuesday 5th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Wednesday 6th
8pm BMC Midlands area meeting
Friday 8th
6pm Climbing in North Wales at the club hut
Saturday 9th
... Climbing in North Wales at the club hut
Sunday 10th
... Climbing in North Wales at the club hut
Tuesday 12th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Saturday 16th
9am Kalymnos trip
Sunday 17th
... Kalymnos trip
Monday 18th
... Kalymnos trip
Tuesday 19th
... Kalymnos trip
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Wednesday 20th
... Kalymnos trip
7:30pm Club committee meeting
Thursday 21st
... Kalymnos trip
Friday 22nd
... Kalymnos trip
Saturday 23rd
... Kalymnos trip
Tuesday 26th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Friday 29th
6pm Family meet at the club hut
Saturday 30th
... Family meet at the club hut
October 2017
Sunday 1st
... Family meet at the club hut
Tuesday 3rd
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Friday 6th
6pm More adventures from our club hut
Saturday 7th
... More adventures from our club hut
Sunday 8th
... More adventures from our club hut
Tuesday 10th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Tuesday 17th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Tuesday 24th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Tuesday 31st
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
November 2017
Tuesday 7th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Tuesday 14th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Saturday 18th
7:30pm The Bowline annual dinner
Tuesday 21st
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Tuesday 28th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
December 2017
Sunday 3rd
10am Chairmans walk and lunch
Tuesday 5th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Wednesday 6th
7:30pm Club slideshow
Tuesday 12th
7pm Christmas bouldering competition
Tuesday 19th
6pm Bouldering @ The Climbing Station
Friday 29th
9am Joshua Tree climbing trip
Saturday 30th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Sunday 31st
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
January 2018
Monday 1st
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Tuesday 2nd
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Wednesday 3rd
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Thursday 4th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Friday 5th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Saturday 6th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Sunday 7th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Monday 8th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Tuesday 9th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Wednesday 10th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Thursday 11th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Friday 12th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Saturday 13th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
Sunday 14th
... Joshua Tree climbing trip
March 2018
Saturday 31st
9am Fontainebleau bouldering
April 2018
Sunday 1st
... Fontainebleau bouldering
Monday 2nd
... Fontainebleau bouldering
Tuesday 3rd
... Fontainebleau bouldering
Wednesday 4th
... Fontainebleau bouldering
Thursday 5th
... Fontainebleau bouldering
Friday 6th
... Fontainebleau bouldering
Saturday 7th
... Fontainebleau bouldering

Come and share the adventure with the Bowline Climbing Club!
Rock climbing, bouldering, mountaineering, cycling, walking...

Based in the Leicester area we welcome new members, with or without experience. For more information contact: Zoe Pickering on 07709 337976 or via email.

Bowline CC - Make your voice heard

E-mail sent by Andrew Potter, Tuesday, 25th July 2017 @ 11:03pm

Hey Bowliners,

Looks like the Alpine season is in full swing with various Bowliners out in the mountains and valleys having some pretty awesome adventures judging by the posts on various people Facebook pages. It's making me slightly envious but only a little bit as it's only a few weeks until I'll be off trekking in the Indian Himalayas. But before that I'll be looking to get lots of climbing in here while the sun shines and with that in mind I'll be at Markfield Quarry this Thursday and also hopefully out in the Peak District Saturday (watch out for an invite soon as the forecast is a bit clearer).

As I've mentioned before the BMC is undertaking an organisational review and the team heading the review are asking all members for their views. This is a great opportunity to make your voice heard so please take a moment to fill in this anonymous survey - https://www.warpsurveys.com/bmc?type=020.

Don't forget our next club hut weekend is coming up on the Weekend of 12th/13th August. Get your places booked before there all gone!

Have a great week!

Andy

Thursday climbing @ Markfield Quarry

  • Thursday, 27th July 2017 at 6pm
    Location: Markfield Quarry, nr Leicester

    This week we'll keep it local at Markfield Quarry from 6:00pm. Will be bringing a bouldering…

    • 1 person attended

BMC Midlands area meeting

  • Wednesday, 6th September 2017 at 8pm
    Location: Old Edwardians Sports Club, Streetsbrook Road (junction with Olton Lane), Solihull, West Midlands, B90 3PE

    Come along to our next gathering of Midlands climbers and walkers, and get involved with the…

Bowline CC - Superb Snowdonian Summer Bowline Barbie!

E-mail sent by Andrew Potter, Tuesday, 18th July 2017 @ 12:48am

Hey Bowliners,

Did we have a good time at the hut for our BBQ meet? I'll let Andy Richards mini meet report do the talking:

"Climbing started @ Holyhead in dense supernatural sea mist, with the boat horns sounding. Andy Potter led Harper n Ruth up Black n Tan, then Bruvers, which everyone loved. I took new member Luke up Tension and there was plenty of that in the air when a bush nearly swallowed Luke whole. 

Sunday we headed down to Costa Del Tremadog in glorious sunshine Zoe Pickering took Lizzy Jones n Luke up PNP. I ticked Scratch in fine style, Andy Harper lead and loved the best pitch of PNP. And Mr Potter ticked off the lovely but bold n airy Micah Eliminate. I wonder if one of those tiny new cams got placed? (Ed: yes it did) 

Graham and Yvonne Alexander (currently MIA with the Chocolate cake!), last seen drinking tea at Eric's! Mmmmm."

Fancy getting out to the the mountains for a walk but don't fancy driving all that way yourself. Well then why not meet up the West Bromwich Mountaineering Club who will be holding their next monthly coach meet on Sunday 13th August 2017 heading to the Berwyns. Bowline members are welcome to attend this event. The Luxury coach will depart Edward Street Car Park West Bromwich (postcode B70 8HU) at 07.00am promptly, there is free car parking on a Sunday, leave the car, sit back and relax. 

There will be 2 drop offs at Llangynog and Milltir Gerrig with the pick up later in the day at Llangynog. Coach will arrive back in the Midlands at around 21.30 hours. Anyone unsure of navigating in the hills? No worries join some of experienced members on a led walk. Prices to guests is £22 and under 16s and full time students £8.00, anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. To book on the coach, contact the WBMC coach secretary Nigel Tarr on 07703345.

Enjoy our ever popular bouldering evening this Tuesday at The Climbing Station. And also come out for some evening trad this Thursday day evening at Turningstone Edge near Matlock.

Andy

Thursday climbing @ Turningstone Edge

  • Thursday, 20th July 2017 at 6pm
    Location: Turningstone Edge, near Matlock

    This week we will be at Turningstone Edge, near Matlock, from 6pm. Contact for the evening is…

    • 2 people attended

Bowline CC - New equipment for club members

E-mail sent by Andrew Potter, Thursday, 13th July 2017 @ 4:59pm

Hi Bowliners,

We've just purchased two Via Feratta lanyards to add to our club equipment for members to use. Check out the details of the lanyards and all the other club kit available for you to use over on the website.

Kind regards,

The Committee

Thursday Climbing @ Beacon Hill

  • Thursday, 13th July 2017 at 6pm
    Location: Beacon Hill, Leicestershire

    The weather forecast is very changeable but we're going to make a try for Beacon Hill. Good top…

    • 2 people attended

Bowline CC - It's BBQ time

E-mail sent by Andrew Potter, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 @ 9:40pm

Hey Everybody,

It was great to be back out in the Peak District on Sunday, and to think I nearly decided not to go along. Certainly was a worthwhile trip with some great routes ticked off including Knights Move and Great Crack at Burbage North (thanks to Andy Richards for encouraging me to do Great Crack, not the kind of route I'd usually go for at the grade). When I arrived at the crag, a little later than everybody else, it was great to see some new faces being welcomed into the group, hope to see Adam and Matt (pictured on the right climbing Pete's Progress) out with us again soon!

Also out at the weekend, and taking on something a little tougher than climbing in the sunshine, was Zoe Procter who completed the Wasdale Fell Race on Saturday in a very respectable 5 hours and 19 minutes. Well done Zoe!

If all this talk of great weekend adventures has whet your appetite then it's not too late to join us for the BBQ at the club hut weekend. There is still one place left at the time of writing so if you'd like to join us get in touch with the hut secretary (Dave Toach).

Now if you're thinking of enjoying some european sport climbing this autumn then why not join our growing group of club members who are off to enjoy the paradise that is Kalymnos. Check out the details on the website.

Thursday climbing will be happening this week but we are just watching the forecast to see where to go. Expect an invite tomorrow.

Have a great week!

Andy

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