Outdoor Midweek Meets at Hollywood Park Boulder


Hollywood Park Boulder

Wed 8th Apr, 2015

Roll over from 1st April. Alternative venue is Hobson Moor Quarry for those wishing to place nuts.


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Hobson Moor Meet Report

Members: Dave Wylie, Emily Pitts, Gareth Williams, Andy Stratford

Guests: Mike Whitehurst (aka Mike the Bike), Beth Thomas, Alexandra Pawlik

Mike and Emily had an early start - with Mike opting to warm up on Drought E4 6a - those of you who followed KMC member Emma Timmis on her epic 4000km run across Africa will know MIke as ''the Bike'' - ie the greater part of Emma's support team. Emily chose not to follow an E4 as her warm up so Mike abbed for the gear. Given the weather it obviously had to be Bring me Sunshine at E1 5b for Mike, this time seconded by both Gareth and Emily. 

Dave and Alex teamed up - with Dave making a confident start to the outdoor season leading Epitaph Corner VS 4b and Foghorn Groove VS 4c and  Alex led Pocket Wall at VDiff. 

Meanwhile, inspired by Mike's reports, Beth led Bring me Sunshine followed for a second time by Gareth. Its that good!

Meanwhile Andy enjoyed Crews Route at VS 4c, then attempted Gideon at VS 5a which he dogged in two places. 

The Waggon and Horses saw all the members visit: Slawstone bridge in Leicestershire proposed by Gareth and Troy Quarrey proposed by Dave. Unsurprisingly Troy won!


 

Andy Stratford

Hollywood Park Boulder

Wed 28th Mar, 2012

Please note its near the SW enterance to the park.


Report

Present: Ding, Laura, Ozcan, Dave D, Al, Mark A and some budding locals.

Attempts at the Five Pointed Palm Exploding Heart Technique with only three holes to go at proved enough of a challenge for the whole evening. Retiring to the Old Vic revealed some absolution and about ten peeps busking in quite a folky way. Note that Longford Park has the full compliment of five holes for the complete cheese maneuver.



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Participation Statement

"I accept that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a risk of personal injury or death. I am aware of and shall accept these risks and wish to participate in these activities voluntarily and shall be responsible for my own actions and involvement."


Midweek meets are held at local crags, normally on Wednesday evenings, weather permitting. The "Next Crag" will be decided by those keen people who climb and vote on the night (usually in a pub nearest to the crag).

Some lucky people may be able to get out climbing nice and early, but this will vary depending on work hours and the travelling distance. Generally you should find KMC climbers at the crag by 6pm and some of us might still be there after its gone dark.

If you have any questions about coming along to a meet, or if you want to try and arrange car sharing, etc., then just send us an e-mail. For the latest information check the Scribble pages.





Midweek Climbing Venues


Alderman Rocks, Chew Valley (12)
Aldery Cliff (3)
Anglezarke Quarry (12)
Ashworth Moor Quarry (1)
Bamford Edge (4)
Beeston Tor (1)
Blackstone Edge (5)
Bridestones (West Yorkshire) (1)
Broadbottom Quarry (2)
Brownstones (1)
Cadshaw Rocks (4)
Castle Naze (16)
Coire an t'Sneachda (1)
Cow's Mouth Quarry, Littleborough (13)
Deeply Vale (3)
Den Lane, Uppermill (9)
Denham Quarry (7)
Dovestones Edge, Chew Valley (11)
Dovestones Lower Left Quarry (1)
Egerton Quarry (4)
Froggatt Edge (2)
Harpur Hill Quarry (9)
Helsby (13)
Hen Cloud (1)
Heptonstall (7)
Hobson Moor Quarry (38)
Hollywood Park Boulder (2)
Horseshoe Quarry (3)
John Wayne Memorial Crag (1)
Kinder Downfall (2)
Lester Mill Quarry (2)
Longford Park Boulder (3)
Millstone Edge (3)
Misty Wall, Kinder Northern Edge (1)
Moving Buttress, Cheedale (1)
New Mills Torrs (9)
Pex Hill (5)
Pot Hole Quarry (2)
Pots and Pans Quarries (2)
Pule Hill, Marsden (12)
Ramshaw Rocks (7)
Ravensdale (1)
Ravenstones - Chew Valley (1)
Reddyshore Scout (2)
Robs Rocks - Chew Valley (3)
Rough Knarr (1)
Running Hill Pits, Saddleworth (14)
Shining Clough Rocks (3)
Staden Quarry (6)
Stanage Popular End (1)
Standing Stones - Chew Valley (5)
Stoney Middleton (1)
Summit Quarry (2)
Swinton Boulders (1)
Tegg's Nose (2)
The Pump House (1)
Thors Cave (1)
Tintwistle Knarr (2)
Tissington Spires in Dovedale (1)
Tonacliffe Quarry (2)
Troy Quarry (23)
Victoria Park Boulder, Stretford (2)
Warton in Silverdale (3)
Wharncliffe Crags (1)
Wilton 1 (13)
Wilton 3 (9)
Wimberry Rocks (6)
Windgather (19)
Winnats Pass (1)
Witches Quarry (14)
Woodhouse Scar (2)
Wormstones (1)
Yellowslacks (3)
Others (10)



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