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Talk: An ascent of Island Peak, with Tristan Blanchard

Goytre Village Hall (GVH) Newtown Road, Penperlleni, Pontypool, United Kingdom

Earlier this year Tristan Blanchard who is a member of Gwent Mountaineering Club, together with several friends and sherpa guide successfully reached the summit of Imja Tse / Island Peak (6189m/20,305ft) in the Nepal Himalaya.   Come and join us to hear more about Tristan's successful high altitude climb which, by pure chance, was achievedContinue reading "Talk: An ascent of Island Peak, with Tristan Blanchard"

Talk: The Haute Route on Ski – Twice

Goytre Village Hall (GVH) Newtown Road, Penperlleni, Pontypool, United Kingdom

A talk by Ken Prandy, being a composite of skiing two Haute Routes, in very different conditions. To quote from Peter Cliff's guidebook: "a long and committing traverse through some of the most outstanding scenery in the Alps", "the longest and hardest (variation) being the Classic Route with the Zermatt-Saas Fee Variation, which crosses 23Continue reading "Talk: The Haute Route on Ski – Twice"

Indoor climb

Summit Centre, Trelewis The Old Drift Mine Trelewis, Treharris

Wednesday evening climbing at The Summit Centre, Trelewis starting at 6pm.