The Alpine Club, the world’s first mountaineering club, was founded in 1857.  For over 150 years, members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. 

With membership, experienced and aspiring alpinists benefit from a varied meets programme, regional lectures with notable guest speakers, reduced rates at many alpine huts, opportunity to apply for grants to support expeditions, significant discounts at many UK retailers, extensive networking contacts, access to the AC Library and maps - and more! 

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Sandstone Day
Contact Neil Atkinson
Sunday 14 April 2019

Venue:- Harrisons Rocks

Meeting point:- Car park (and toilets) TQ533364

Time:- 9.30am for set off at 10.00 am sharp

Directions by car:- 1km SE from Groombridge, take Eridge lane, Harrison Rocks sign on right directing you  west down a small lane to car park  which has a day parking charge at £4 via a machine

Directions by train:- Eridge Railway station (direct from London Bridge 56 mins). 20 mins walking to rocks via Forge Farm, or can collect by prior arrangement

Directions by bus:- Eridge Railway station (direct from Royal Tunbridge wells or Lewes) Nr 28 or 29

Guide Book:- Southern Sandstone CC and Rock Fax

Equipment:- Semi static 30m rope long static slings of off prefixed bolts  for top roping, preferably no chalk used, foot mat useful  and bring pack lunch. If you don't have  top rope kit, there will be  enough to share I'm sure.

PUB - Huntsman on A26 TQ54253460 7pm

Close to Eridge station , friendly, good beer, food, parking, fairly roomy . Let me know if you are eating here and I will book a table and warn them on approx. numbers

Wet weather option:- A circular walk is possible, visiting nearby rock out crops  and possible hostelry's:- Nevill Crest and Gun, Boars Head, Junction and more

Co-ordinator:- Neil Atkinson 07879996885 or 01273470685 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.