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Pembroke – June 2012 Range Closures

Range East closures for 2012 are mid-week days from May 14th to June 22nd. There will also be night firing on all Tuesdays and Thursdays during this period. The second closure dates are mid week days June 25th to July 20th … Continue reading…


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Hen Cloud – Nesting Access Issue

Restrictions apply from 1st March - 30th June. Reason for Nesting Birds The peregrines are nesting on Hen Cloud again. Please don’t climb between Nutted by Reality to Easy Gully, page 82 to 85 Western Grit. The Peak District National Park Authority … Continue reading…


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Gorges du Tarn – Access Update

Olivier Obin, a climber in the Gorges du Tarn Area, has given us a brief update on the access situation in the Gorges du Tarn. When the France : Languedoc Roussillon book was published, quite a lot of the climbing … Continue reading…


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Water-cum-Jolly Access

On Friday 2 March a group of us walked down Water-cum-Jolly to discuss access to the various crags with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (DWT) and the local water bailiff. The climbers were represented by BMC stalwart Henry Folkard, BMC Access Officer … Continue reading…


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Bovedon, Bernia & Aventador Approach Changes

NOTE - This has been corrected in the 2013 Spain : Costa Blanca book. Bovedon: The approach road has some huge potholes, best to park at the 1st bend and walk up. Bernia: The upper sections of the road are quite broken, care … Continue reading…


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Baou des Prannes – Châteaudouble

Baou de Prannes at Chateaudouble is banned at the moment. This covers the routes on page 194 and 195 of the Rockfax Cote d’Azur guidebook. This is due to the land owners not being happy about equipping having been done … Continue reading…


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La Turbie – Restricted Access

The impressive crag of La Turbie, above Monaco, is having some work carried out on it at the moment to ‘secure the cliffs’. The following sectuers are strictly out of bounds until at least April 2012: Jacob/Grand Face, Peripherique, Paroi … Continue reading…


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Costa Blanca – Approach Changes

NOTE - This has been corrected in the 2013 Spain : Costa Blanca book. The following updates have been sent in by  Stu J – many thanks. We have checked them against our current notes based on the work we are doing for … Continue reading…


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Jonte, Cirque des Vases Rockfall

We have been sent a report that there has been a big rockfall in the Cirque dse Vases area of the Jonte. All the paths in that area are closed until it has been cleaned up by the local CAF. … Continue reading…


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Bellus, Change in Approach

NOTE – This has been corrected in the 2013 Spain : Costa Blanca book. Access to Bellus (Costa Blanca) has changed with the improvements in the road network. When following the CV 60 west from Gandia the junction used to … Continue reading…


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