Club Meet

President's Hotpot

Sun 23rd Apr, 2017

Andy Stratford

Meet Promo

On Sunday 23rd April 2017, the annual President’s Hot Pot and Photographic Competition will once again be held at the Globe in Glossop.

Climbing Meet and Walking Meet

During the day Dan O'Brien will be leading a climbing meet at Goliaths and Wall End area, Stanage. If bouldering is your thing there is plenty of that as well as the trad classics. Meet anytime from 10.30am (or earlier if you fancy). Aim to leave the crag by 5pm latest to get back to the Globe for a pint before the food is served.

Joe Dugdale will lead a walking meet in the Stanage area.  The walk will start a the Stanage Plantation car park; aim to set off at 10.30

Route; 10.4 miles. With shortcuts easily found on the OS map.

General description, a clockwise route around Hathersage, taking in Stanage edge, Higger Tor, Millstone Edge, Padley Gorge ( & Grindleford Station café) then descending to the river and returning via footpaths through the edge of Hathersage and back up to the car park

Photographic Competition - Deadline for entries is Tuesday April 18th at midnight.

The competition will be for photographs in digital format.  All photographs must have been taken in the last twelve months.  The usual four categories will apply:
• Mountain Action
• Mountain Landscape
• Rock Action
• Human Interest/Digital Fun

Please send your entries to  I’ll accept up to three entries per person per category.  Please give details of which category each photo is being entered for and the subject matter.

Film Category - Deadline for entries is Tuesday April 18th at midnight.

We have a motion picture category for all you budding directors out there.

Entries should be less than two minutes in length and should be playable on VLC media player (  Due to size these need to be uploaded to a dropbox.  Follow and please try to limit the file size to 500MB.


The Hot Pot
The Globe will be serving the usual veggie hotpot followed by apple pie and custard. The meal will start at 7.00pm sharp and be followed by the photographic competition.  Cost is £6.00 per head.  Please book with Dan O'Brien direct no later than Sunday 16th April by emailing

For those that haven’t been before the Globe is on High Street West in Glossop; see map at,-1.95657

Andy Stratford

Jim & Andy finish Goliath's Groove, HVS 5a (Roger Dyke)
James on the 5a bit of Goliath's Groove (Roger Dyke)
Dave W despatches Ladder Cracks (Roger Dyke)
The multi-skill team head off for a run (Roger Dyke)
Jim leading Fairy Steps VS4a   Jim?  Fairy steps? (Roger Dyke)
James checking out Archangel, E3 5b (Roger Dyke)
Jarred making a smooth ascent of Archangel (Roger Dyke)
Jim putting a big cam into Fern Crack VS 4c (Roger Dyke)
Ding making a big stretch at the start of Hollybush Gully Right (Roger Dyke)
Joe taking Lester up Fairy Steps VS 4a with comprehensive ropework! (Roger Dyke)
Human Interest WINNER - Adams family outing, Uncle Fester asleep in the back (Stuart Hurworth)
Human Interest- Second place - Piles removed. Cheap Rates! (Dave Wylie)
Human Interest - Third place - Deliverance. Music Festival at Ty Powdwr (Dave Wylie)
Mountain Landscape - WINNER- Andy is dwarfed by the Upper Gorge, Rjukan, Norway, (Stuart Hurworth)
Mountain Landscape - Second Place - Vernal Falls, Yosemite (Colin Maddison)
Mountain Landscape - Third Place - Bristly Ridge B&W Fine Art (Sean Kelly)
Mountain Action - WINNER - Elliot on the Crinkle Crags Bad Step (Andy Stratford)