December 3, 2015
Mont Blanc – Unaided
[ Review by: ]

Fresh back from an unaided ascent of Mont Blanc via the Mer de Glace, Vallée Blanche and 3 Monts route. Descending to valley floor via the Gouter route. Total ascent […]

Bluebell Walk, Ditchling, 11.30 – Sat 9th May 2015
[ Review by: Elizabeth Kemp ]

If you didn’t come, look what you missed! Elizabeth

Watersports Safety Training Course – Fri 26th Jun 2015
[ Review by: Klara Koudelkova ]

Had a great day at the Watersport safety training course 🙂

Kayaking Summer Alps Trip – Wed 22nd Jul 2015
[ Review by: Christopher Sloan ]

See attached pdf

May 30, 2015
Skye hiking/ scrambling/ swimming, 21-25 May 2015
[ Review by: Joanna Glyde ]

BEC Skye bank holiday weekend in numbers: 12 – number of people who met at airport at start of weekend; 11 – number of people who actually got on plane […]

May 18, 2015
Multi-Activity Trip to South Wales – Fri 15th May 2015
[ Review by: ]

Great trip, bit of canoeing, bit of climbing, bit of socialising… okay lots of that. Looking forward to the reunion next year : )

May 8, 2015
Italy road cycling trip – Fri 24th Apr 2015
[ Review by: Sally May ]

Great road cycling routes in Emilia-Romagna, North East Italy with enough big hills to satisfy the climbers up to beautiful ancient towns and villages, and many lovely miles of coast, […]

February 1, 2015
Scotland winter walking (and skiing) – Thu 22nd Jan 2015
[ Review by: Michael Raffe ]

Here’s some photos from the Cairngorm trip.  Thanks Damian and everyone else who made it such an enjoyable weekend!

September 29, 2014
Wild hiking / camping Rhinogs – Mon 8th Sep 2014
[ Review by: Chris Crockett ]

Early start on Monday to get to Cwm Bychan (near Harlech) to park and climb the first mountain – Rhinog Fawr 720m. We 4 then worked our way over crags […]

Wild camping and mountain hike – Fri 8th Aug 2014
[ Review by: Chris Crockett ]

Early start on Friday to get to Cwm Bychan (near Harlech) to park and climb the first mountain – Rhinog Fawr 720m. We 3 then worked our way over crags […]

August 4, 2014
Local Walk, Sunday 3 August – Sat 2nd Aug 2014
[ Review by: Elizabeth Kemp ]

The best possible weather, with a breeze and some clouds to keep us cool and sunshine for amazing photos. Some of us did 12 miles, some the 14 mile route; […]

July 14, 2014
Local walk – Sat 12th Jul 2014
[ Review by: Elizabeth Kemp ]

Our circular route from Amberley took in some of the higher bits on the South Downs Way, lush agricultural land, woods, overgrown areas and a river bank. This area offers […]

Yorkshire and the Tour de France – Wed 2nd Jul 2014
[ Review by: Ruth Finlay ]

A few pics from our excellent trip to North Yorkshire to see the Tour De France.  Thanks to Richard Smith who got us all organised in a prime viewing spot […]

June 27, 2014
Local walk – Sat 14th Jun 2014
[ Review by: Elizabeth Kemp ]

Another great walk, cooler weather meant it was comfortable walking. Lots of orchids to enjoy.

June 26, 2014
Local walk with river crossing – Sat 21st Jun 2014
[ Review by: Viv Olive ]

A perfect day for this super walk from Seaford to Eastbourne. Clear blue skies and great views. No problems with crossing the river as tide was very low indeed! As […]

June 15, 2014
Cairngorm Winter Skills
[ Review by: Ben Andrews ]

In march I went to Glenmore lodge for a 5 day winter skills course based in the Cairngorm’s. It was great! The course focused on learning about the winter hill […]

Cliffs, coast and camping: May 23 – 26 – Thu 22nd May 2014
[ Review by: Viv Olive ]

What a great trip! This stretch of the Pembrokeshire Coast is beautiful …. so unspoilt and wild. We saw seals, masses of wild flowers and all sorts of birds. The […]

May 28, 2014
Cliffs, coast and camping: May 23 – 26 – Thu 22nd May 2014
[ Review by: Rachel Goddard ]

Cliffs, coast and camping…. and climbing, coasteering and coves. Oh what a lovely weekend. Thank you to Jo for organising the trip, especially finding the wonderful campsite (Celtic camping – […]

May 27, 2014
Local half day walk – Sun 25th May 2014
[ Review by: Elizabeth Kemp ]

The walk turned out to be more like 5 miles, so ideal for a short half day, and the weather was kind to us.

May 22, 2014
Short local walk – Sat 17th May 2014
[ Review by: Elizabeth Kemp ]

This turned out to be a great route for a short local walk; good bus connections, easy parking and a good range of scenery. EMK

March 30, 2014
Dolomites Via Ferrata Trip – Sun 11th Sep 2011
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Posted by : Craig Olive. 1st Nov 2011 18:56.

Lake District Bank Holiday Weekend – Fri 26th Aug 2011
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Posted by : Claire Des Forges. 7th Sep 2011 12:56.

Lake District Mountain Biking Trip – Fri 22nd Apr 2011
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

A brief report for the record! Bikes&Backpacks pt 2. Rich,Jim,Lisa,Aggy,Tom,Guy,Mike. Day1: Ambleside – High Street – Patterdale – Helvellyn YH. Pushing up High St, misty summit, big descent. Jim over […]

Easter Weekend – Western Peak District – Fri 22nd Apr 2011
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Long weekend climbing at the Roaches, near Leek in Derbyshire for climbers of mixed ability. The group also included people who walked and cycled off road. Vicky and Sally climbed […]

Swanage Weekend – Climbing, Walking, Biking, Kayaking etc – Sat 9th Apr 2011
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

As a new comer to the group:- What a wonderful trip. We were spoilt by the weather of course, sun, sun, sun, beautiful sparkling sea and the views. The climbing […]

Capel-y-ffin Monastery Trip – Sat 12th Mar 2011
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Posted by : Simon Fawkes. 15th Mar 2011 11:53.

Winter Walking in Snowdonia – Sat 12th Feb 2011
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Winter it may of been but there was no snow for this trip (bar some patches that were on the northern facing slopes). However it was a good two days […]

Mendips Weekend – THIS TRIP IS NOW FULL!! – Sat 18th Dec 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Another fantastic weekend in the Mendips with a mixture of caving and walking! As usual we all met in The Hunters on Friday night …. Mat, Ali, Richard, Mike R, […]

Becon Beacons Weekend – Sat 20th Nov 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Another great weekend caving. The Ogof Ffynnon Ddu (OFD) cave system is immense! 50km of passageways below the mountain, some formed before the last ice age! Saturday was split into […]

Mendip Caving (or anything else) Weekend – Sat 6th Nov 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

A wonderful weekend of caving. I’m a complete novice for ‘real’ caves but this really opened my eyes! Some panic moments but the BEC caving guru’s got me out and […]

Snowdonia trip to Capel Curig – Sat 30th Oct 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Great trip into Snowdonia. The bunkhouse was a real bargain and huge shouts to Marie, Damien and Richard for organising and leading the trips. Posted by : Michael Cooper. 9th […]

Wales Wild Camping Weekend – Sat 14th Aug 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

All thanks to Damian for organising yet another fantastic wild camping weekend in the mountains. We had “interesting” weather ranging from glorious sun via rain to hail, sometimes all in […]

Bank Holiday weekend to St David’s in Pembrokeshire – Sat 29th May 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Another fantastic May Bank Holiday weekend. It seemed on the first night, that Jo’s chat with Mother Nature hadn’t worked as a fierce storm came across the camp site, ensuring […]

mpromptu Trip to Dorset – Sat 1st May 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

The weather forecast looked good so off we went for a couple of days of climbing and beer. A success on both fronts! Posted by : Mark Day. 31st Aug […]

Yorkshire (At the luxury YRC hut near Clapham) – Sat 17th Apr 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

We (Craig & Viv) got up to Clapham on Wednesday to be met 30 mins later by Simon Kay who had come down from Scotland by motorbike, how about that […]

EASTER WEEKEND Font @ Easter – Fri 2nd Apr 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

The best bouldering on the planet? I dunno, I’ve never really felt the need to go anywhere else as Font’s sooo good. The weather did it’s best to justify my […]

West Mendip Way, Walking, cycling, climbing – Sat 20th Mar 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

A quick update from a 1st timer! Had a great trip – really enjoyed chatting with all as we completed the 32 miles over 2 days. Harder on the feet […]

Salisbury Area weekend trip – Sat 23rd Jan 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Salisbury YHA is a great base for a winter weekend trip. The youth hostel is really comfortable with an annexe you might get exclusive use of if the hostel is […]

South Wales at the SWCC Hut!! – Sat 9th Jan 2010
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

South Wales (Swansea Valley) staying at the SWCC Hut (nice and warm)!! Well this was a bit of a non starter as far as trips go….It didn’t! It took four […]

New Year Trip – Western Lakes, Ennerdale Bridge. – Sun 27th Dec 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Great company, Great food, Great place, = Brill time. Thanks to all involved. Posted by : Craig Olive. 11th Jan 2010 21:52. This was a fabulous week full of good […]

Mendips Trip staying at a nice warm hut with real fire! – Sat 19th Dec 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

So here we are 9.30pm on Sunday night it’s snowing outside the hut and we have a lovely warm wood fire crackling away as I type. So another successful weekends […]

The Edale area of the Peak District. – Sat 5th Dec 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Yet another weekend when the sun was shining on a BEC trip while it rained on the rest of the country, including Brighton Edale YHA is good, although a bit […]

Norway Trek. – Sat 22nd Aug 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

For our 2009 summer trek we went to Norway?s Jotunheim National Park, about 200 miles northwest of Oslo. It was late August, towards the end of a six week walking […]

The Quantocks – Sat 15th Aug 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

It’s Friday afternoon and the sun has come out! All packed and ready to go, have even found some good local pubs to check out. Will let you know how […]

The Wye Valley – Sat 20th Jun 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

A great weekend and a great campsite with fantastic views. Well done to the trip leader whoever he was!!! On Saturday 4 of us Matt, Ali, Viv and Craig walked […]

Bank Holiday Weekend – Bude North Cornwall – Sat 23rd May 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Had a great time walking to Bude from Appledore with a few mad people before meeting up with the rest of the gang in Bude. Our stay in the garden […]

SRT trip to the Peak District – Sat 9th May 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

This was an arrangement to meet in Derbyshire at the Orpheus Caving Club hut for a prosecution of three venues in the area. These venues all had in common bottomless […]

Bank Holiday Weekend – Brecon Beacons – Sat 2nd May 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

So another yet another great weekend away this time staying at the Dan-Y-Ogof showcaves campsite (recommended) Quite a gang turned up including David H, Simon L, Suzie L, Viv O, […]

Cheddar, Somerset – Sat 14th Feb 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

An intimate valentines weekend for …15! Hurrah, finally my first club trip (and trip report – aren’t I good!) So we all made our way westwards (with varying amounts of […]

Stow on the Wold – Sat 17th Jan 2009
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

The forecast was dismal but the cycle ride on Saturday was sublime- not a cloud all day, and chocolate-box village after village. Managed a stop in a pub for pudding […]

Mendips, Somerset – Sat 20th Dec 2008
[ Review by: Laszlo ]

Fantastic Cave on the Saturday and v impressive bunk house (well fantastic cost, good nosebag and nobody snored so :))) Posted by : Maisie Pettifer. 26th Mar 2009 09:24.