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| 1 | CPoM February 2017: Lunch in the Hidden Valley
Taken on last month's ski meet in the Dolomites, this was a special day when a large group of us visited the Hidden Valley, a remote area on the fringe of the piste map. This was the first t... [ more ]

| 2 | CPoM November 2016: Sunny climbing In Kalymnos
Typically blue skies, blue seas and good limestone climbing in Kalymnos. This shows George climbing Miltos at Miltiadis on the subsidiary island of Telendos.

| 3 | CPoM September 2016: Inversion in Grisedale valley
View down Grisedale valley taken from Dollywagon Pike, with St Sunday Crag (RHS) & Place Fell in the distance.

| 4 | CPoM August 2016: Chamois in Ireland
This shows the Chamois group on the descent from Benbaun, the highest of the Connemara 12 Bens

| 5 | CPoM May 2016: Easter meet, 2016, Kintail
A large Chamois group on A'Ghlas-bheinn on a sunny Easter Sunday.

| 6 | CPoM March 2016: Fiacaill Ridge, Cairgorm
Eddie, Harry & Alan about to start ascent

| 7 | CPoM January 2016: Farewell to 2015
Sunset on 31st December as seen from CMC members' lounge. (Probably the only time we saw the sun during the 3 or 4 days of the New Year meet!)

| 8 | CPoM December 2015: Ben Cole climbing at Calpe meet
Taken during the November 2015 Spanish climbing meet. Ben is climbing "Akram the Terrible" at Alcalali, his first 7a. Also for those interested in a flavour of what goes on at the ... [ more ]

| 9 | CPoM October 2015: Peter & Gill Knowles with other Chamois members
This was taken outside the Old Forge Inn, Inverie, Knoydart in May 2015

| 10 | CPoM August 2015: The super new, renovated CMC kitchen
The CMC kitchen has had a complete refit & redecoration, at a special week-long workmeet in July. To see further pictures of the new kitchen & of the workmeet go to the Workmeet section of t... [ more ]

| 11 | CPoM July 2015: Summit of Ladhar Bheinn, Knoydart
Taken on the sunniest day of the June Chamois meet, with clear views out to the Skye Cuillins and the Outer Hebrides.

| 12 | CPoM May 2015: Eddie & Syd in Arch Gully on Stob Choire nam Beith
Taken on this February's meet in Glencoe

| 13 | CPoM February 2015: Phillip Jackman in the trees at Les Arcs
Taken on the worst-weather day on this year's Chamois ski meet, in poor visibility but with lots of lovely fresh snow.

| 14 | CPoM January 2015: Barranco del Infierno
The Barranco del Infierno (Hell's Canyon) near Calpe in Spain is a deep limestone gorge, about 1Km long and involving a succession of about 12 abseils & rope traverses. It was undertaken by ... [ more ]

| 15 | CPoM December 2014: Magical Mystery Tour
Taken on this year's foreign climbing meet on the Spanish Costa Blanca, this shows Eddie Wilshaw on Magical Mystery Tour, a 5-pitch HVS sea cliff climb at Toix, near Calpe.

| 16 | CPoM September 2014: The Kielder Cyclists
A total of 10 members participated in the cycling day at this year's Meet at Kielder in Northumberland.

| 17 | CPoM June 2014: Chamois members at 50
This was the culmination of our 50th anniversary celebration weekend. Having completed our combined ascents of over 50 summits within 50 hours, and had a celebratory dinner/dance on Sunday e... [ more ]

| 18 | CPoM May 2014: On Pennine day meet, near Stoodley Pike
Chamois group following the Pennine Bridleway on a clear but very blustery day.

| 19 | CPoM February 2014: Above the clouds at the Tignes ski meet
Taken from the Grande Motte, the high point of the Tignes lift system. The views up here were superbly clear, including Mont Blanc in the distance, even though the valleys were filled with c... [ more ]

| 20 | CPoM December 2013: More sunny Spanish climbing
Stuart Peel on Sector Meyor Two (6c) at Murla, Costa Blanca, on this year's Spanish climbing meet.

| 21 | CPoM October 2013: Trish on look out duty ...
... while the rest of the group take a nap in the warm afternoon sun. Walking a section of the coast path at this September's Cornwall camping meet.

| 22 | CPoM September 2013: Chamois members walk on water
During last month's CMC meet a number of members walked sections of the Anglesey coastal path. This involved crossing these stepping stones over a tidal estuary, which was just achieved as t... [ more ]

| 23 | CPoM August 2013: Chamois team on Pen-y-Fan
Taken on this July's very hot Brecon Beacons meet

| 24 | CPoM July 2013: Pinnacle Ridge, Sgurr nan Gillean
Chamois group on this year's Skye meet descending from Sgurr nan Gillean after climbing Pinnacle Ridge (right hand skyline).

| 25 | CPoM April 2013: Bob Durnan in lots of sun & Snow
On summit of Sgurr na Ruaidhe, Glen Affric, in conditions which were typical of this year's Scottish Easter meet.

| 26 | CPoM March 2013: Raeburn's Gulley
Neil T & Bob A starting up Raeburn's Gulley on Creag Meagaidh at last month's Roy Bridge meet.

| 27 | CPoM February 2013: Lovely skiing conditions
Superb weather and lots of lovely fresh snow at this year's Chamois ski meet in Meribel.

| 28 | CPoM December 2012: Ingleton Waterfalls Walk
Saturday's walk at this month's meet in Ingleton took us up part of this waterfalls walk (for which we had to pay 5 pounds each!) The falls were pretty spectacular after lots of recent rain/... [ more ]

| 29 | CPoM November 2012: Sunny climbing on Costa Blanca meet
Three separate Chamois teams climbing in warm sunshine at Font d'Axia during last month's Spanish meet.

| 30 | CPoM October 2012: Mist on Derwent Water
Looking down on early morning list on the lake as we ascended Cat Bells from Stair on the recent meet.

| 31 | CPoM September 2012: A rare visitor to North Wales
Neil and Jill, taking advantage of the 'open house' at the centre, enjoyed a splendid coastal walk around the end of the Lleyn Peninsular on 23rd August. As an added bonus, they had good vie... [ more ]

| 32 | CPoM August 2012: Toby Harling on "The Last One"
Toby (with brother Ben) on Ben More on Mull, his final Munro. Congratulations to Toby, who becomes the youngest Chamois Munroist.

| 33 | CPoM July 2012: A nostalgic ferry ride
On the way to last month's Skye meet I decided to go a more scenic route & use the Kylerhea ferry rather than the Skye bridge. The boat they use there is the last surviving one of the old Ca... [ more ]

| 34 | CPoM May 2012: River crossing at Inverey meet
The rapid thaw of the previous week's snow led to some very swollen rivers & interesting crossings. Here Roger is managing to get across with drier feet than some other members of the party.

| 35 | CPoM April 2012: Afternoon tea in the sunshine at the March workmeet
On an amazingly warm weekend in March members were keen to get a rest from indoor jobs & get some fresh air & sunshine.

| 36 | CPoM March 2012: Sun through the cloud on the Eiger & Jungfrau
Interesting lighting effect as seen on this year's ski meet at Wengen

| 37 | CPoM February 2012: Lunch in the sun on the Schilthorn
How good was this on this year's ski meet in Wengen? Perfect weather, fantastic snow, and then we found this wonderful spot for an open air lunch against the magnificent backdrop of the Eige... [ more ]

| 38 | CPoM December 2011: More sunbaked limestone climbing at this November's Spanish meet
Sue Hodgkinson climbing at Font d'Axia, Costa Blanca

| 39 | CPoM October 2011: Eddie climbing at Stanage
On one of our informal midweek climbing meets, Eddie is climbing Ellis's Eliminate (VS 4C ***)

| 40 | CPoM August 2011: Topping out on Liathach
Taken on a glorious day on this year's Easter meet in Torridon

| 41 | CPoM July 2011: Cow, Clachtol & Suilven
Taken on this year's SBH "camp" meet at Clachtol. End of the walk on day 1, just as all the heavy rain & clouds were clearing away.

| 42 | CPoM May 2011: Liathach on fire!
This was the view of Liathach the day after the end of the Chamois Easter meet in Torridon. During this week-long meet Chamois groups made ascents of all the "Torridon giants", all... [ more ]

| 43 | CPoM March 2011: Chamois group on summit of Beinn Odhar
Shows typical conditions on February meet at Tyndrum with lots of fresh soft snow But poor visibility.

| 44 | CPoM January 2011: Large Chamois group on summit of Buckden Pike
Taken at the December 2010 meet at Kettlewell.

| 45 | CPoM December 2010: Penon de Ifach, Calpe, Spain
View of the Penon from our apartment balcony. Via Pany (VS), climbed by some of the Chamois group, goes roughly up the middle of this view.

| 46 | CPoM August 2010: Glamaig about to erupt?
Chris & George discussing the possibility at this year's Skye meet.

| 47 | CPoM April 2010: Spot the polar bear!
Arctic conditions at the Scottish Easter meet, with ice floes on Loch Brandy, Glen Clova. Taken on Good Friday, 2010.

| 48 | CPoM March 2010: Bob Arnott climbing above Low Water, Coniston
A Gully leading from Low Water to the ridge between Coniston Old Man and Brim Fell, tackled at the Coniston Coppermines meet in March 2010.

| 49 | CPoM February 2010: New CMC ladies washroom
This has been completely refurbished at a special week-long workmeet in Feb 2010

| 50 | CPoM January 2010: Panorama of Cloggy & Snowdon
Taken from Moel Cynghorion, part of the ridge route from CMC to Snowdon summit.

| 51 | CPoM December 2009: Trish on Sang Trait, Guadalest, Costa Blanca
A bold 6a lead on one of many warm sunny days on last month's Spanish climbing meet.

| 52 | CPoM October 2009: Group photo at September workmeet
On Saturday afternoon our caterers had laid on a special tea to mark Alan Gott's 70th birthday & Mike Pinn's retirement as hut warden. It was a lovely sunny afternoon so we decided to mark t... [ more ]

| 53 | CPoM September 2009: Trish on Ardus
Climbing at the August 2009 meet at Borrowdale.

| 54 | CPoM August 2009: Fancy dress at Eskdale
Trying to avoid the midges at the Eskdale camp meet, June 2009.

| 55 | CPoM July 2009: Bike ride in Tobermory
Taken on the Isle of Mull meet, SBH 2009.

| 56 | CPoM June 2009: "The end of a hard day's work"
Taken from the CMC on the Saturday evening of the March 2009 workmeet.

| 57 | CPoM May 2009: Creag Meagaidh - Easter 2009
Mike and Fil looking across Coire Ardair towards Creag Meagaidh and the window.

| 58 | CPoM April 2009: Cooling down after hot day's climbing
Taken in Oct 08, at Calpe, Costa Blanca, on the club's Spanish climbing meet.

| 59 | CPoM March 2009: Chamois ski meet 2009
Shows some of the members on this year's ski meet at one of the highest points of the 3 Valleys lift system. The mountains in the background include the Ecrins & the Meige.

| 60 | CPoM February 2009: Mass Chamois ascent of Terriers Tooth
This was taken on the Cornish climbing meet in Sept 2008. A party of 9 Chamois climbed Terriers Tooth, VD, at Chair Ladder.

| 61 | CPoM January 2009: Tunnel through Bernia Ridge
On one day of the Spanish meet in Oct 2008, the whole group went for a walk over & around the Bernia Ridge, including through this natural tunnel.

| 62 | CPoM August 2008: The younger Chamois
Most of the Chamois kids on Cnicht enjoying the river-like paths during the Family Meet. Top row (L to R): Helen, Chloe, Ruth, Hannah. Bottom row (L to R): Dawn, Eddie, Brodie.

| 63 | CPoM April 2008: Caving at Helwith Bridge - Yorkshire Dales
Before long we popped out of the other end like rabbits from a burrow, and immediately dived down a second, and slightly more difficult tunnel, lots more twisting and turning, emerging again... [ more ]

| 64 | CPoM March 2008: Easter at Cannich - Sgurr na Lapaich
We had snow! Crampons were worn and ice axes wielded.

| 65 | CPoM January 2007: New Years in Wales
Bringing in the New Year. Everyone gathered in celebration as a stranger came knocking on the Chamois hut doors, bringing in the New Year with food, drink and warmth for all.

| 66 | CPoM October 2006: Climbs 'what we can do'
In the days before the September workmeet 2006, several members met at the Hut. Their excuse was that somebody needed to mind the Hut whilst new windows were being put in. In reality they ha... [ more ]

| 67 | CPoM August 2006: Unusual Snowdon
This month we have an unusual picture of Snowdon seen from the top of Cefn Ddu during June 2006.

| 68 | CPoM July 2006: Quinag and Suilven
Mel's daughter Tracey was the star of Quinag, leading Robert & Shona Howie up Spidean Coinich a wide rocky ridge with dramatic scenery. This picture shows Tracey and the Howies on Quinag wit... [ more ]

| 69 | CPoM June 2006: Suilven
Approaching Suilven in good weather during the Spring Bank Holiday meet 2006.

| 70 | CPoM August 2005: Crib Goch Ridge
This month's picture shows Grahame Watson going for glory on his first completion of the Welsh 3000s traverse. It was taken at 06:30 on 31st July on the approach to the summit of Crib y Ddys... [ more ]

| 71 | CPoM July 2005: Buttermere Camp
This month's picture shows the spectacular view of High Stile from the campsite in Buttermere, taken on 16th July this year.

| 72 | CPoM June 2005: Mallerstang Marathon
This months picture shows Grahame Watson on High Seat, Mallerstang. It was taken on 14th May during the Kirkby Stephen Camping Meet. Wild Boar Fell and the Howgills can be seen in the backgr... [ more ]

| 73 | CPoM May 2005: The West Highland Way
This month's picture shows Nick Jeffery and Grahame Watson battling the wild weather on the West Highland Way between Bridge of Orchy and Tyndrum. It was taken on 28th March during the Crian... [ more ]

| 74 | CPoM April 2005: Ben Cruachan
The pleasures of peakbagging! This month's picture shows Toby Harling enjoying the mist on the summit of Ben Cruachan and celebrating his 200th Munro. It was taken on 27th March during the C... [ more ]

| 75 | CPoM March 2005: Ledge Route
This month's picture shows Members on Ledge Route, Ben Nevis. It was taken early in the morning on 2nd June 2004 during the Spring Bank Holiday meet.

| 76 | CPoM February 2005: Aonach Eagach
This month's picture shows Liz, Peter, Grahame, Jacky, Nick, Lesley and Mike on Aonach Eagach during the Spring Bank Holiday meet 2004. They traversed the Aonach Eagach ridge from the top en... [ more ]

| 77 | CPoM November 2004: Amphitheatre Buttress
This shows George Wostenholm and Colin Lowe at the top of Amphitheatre Buttress. This was taken during the August Bank Holiday meet at the CMC. You can watch what happened next in the video/... [ more ]

| 78 | CPoM September 2004: Three Peaks - Ben Nevis
This month's picture was taken on the summit of Ben Nevis just after 500am on 4th June. This was the first of three "National" peaks for the contenders Toby and Ben Harling.

| 79 | CPoM August 2004: Sgurr a'Mhaim
This month's picture shows Jackie and Roger Brearley on Sgurr a'Mhaim during the Spring Bank Holiday meet.

| 80 | CPoM July 2004: Bread on the Ben
This month's picture was taken during the Spring Bank holiday meet at Loch Leven. The picture shows Judy Wilshaw with some freshly baked bread that she made in the CIC hut on Ben Nevis.

| 81 | CPoM June 2004: Bwlch-y-Sygyn
This month's picture was taken during the New Year meet and shows Grahame Watson, Mike and Mary Pinnington on Bwlch-y-Sygyn.

| 82 | CPoM May 2004: Snowdon Summit
Here is another photo from the ascent of Snowdon on 2nd January at the New Year meet. This shows most of the Club members who reached the top where they had a well earned lunch break.

| 83 | CPoM April 2004: Snowdon Silhouette
This month's photograph shows Colin Lowe silhouetted against the sun near the top of Snowdon. At the New Year meet there was a fair covering of snow and a dozen members climbed Snowdon via t... [ more ]

| 84 | CPoM March 2004: Ghosts of Cadair Idris
This photograph of a brocken spectre was taken during the ascent of Cadair Idris, on the mid October 2003 Meet. The spectre is so named after the Brocken, the highest peak in the Harz Mounta... [ more ]

| 85 | CPoM February 2004: Above the clouds
This photograph shows the view, looking south, from the summit of Snowdon in North Wales. It was taken on 2nd January 2004 and you can see that there was still snow and ice around. It had be... [ more ]

| 86 | CPoM January 2004: Brocken Spectre
This month's picture was taken at the New Year meet from the top of Snowdon. It shows a 'glory' and the shadow of the summit on clouds below resulting in a spectre of the brocken. These effe... [ more ]

| 87 | CPoM December 2003: Four Valleys
This month's picture shows Club members stopping for lunch during the second day of the Four Valleys walk at the AGM in November.

| 88 | CPoM November 2003: Where has everyone gone?
This month's picture was taken during the Borrowdale Camp Meet in July. It shows Bob Arnott near the summit of Helvellyn with with Grisedale and Ullswater visible in the background.

| 89 | CPoM October 2003: Adam and Eve
This 360 degree panorama shows Colin Lowe on top of Tryfan during the rock climbing meet at CMC back in July.

| 90 | CPoM September 2003: Party of Heroes
This month's picture shows a party of heroes on the summit of the tallest mountain in England. It was taken during the Borrowdale Camp in July.

| 91 | CPoM August 2003: Falls of Glomach
During the Spring Bank Holiday meet at Morvich, several members walked to the Falls of Glomach. The falls are amongst the highest waterfalls in Britain reaching 113m (370ft). Due to their se... [ more ]

| 92 | CPoM July 2003: Sgurr na Sgine
This picture was taken during the recent Spring Bank Holiday Meet, where CMC members More and Neil and camped at Morvich, Glen Shiel. It shows Mike Hawkins, George Wostenholm, Nick Jeffery,... [ more ]

| 93 | CPoM June 2003: Annular Eclipse
On 31st May 2003 there was an annular eclipse of the Sun; this is when the Moon is further away than its average distance of 385,000km and looks smaller than the Sun leaving a " more ]

| 94 | CPoM May 2003: Early start to 2003!
This month's picture was taken on New Year's Day prior to the Llyn Llydaw race. It shows five Chamois at Pen y Pass, all raring to go! From left to right Tim Luscombe (15th), Monica Brinkman... [ more ]

| 95 | CPoM April 2003: Approach to Lockwood's Chimney
During the 1994 Family Meet, a group of around 20 members (three of them 3 years of age) went on an epic climb up Lockwood's Chimney. Lockwood's Chimney is not too far from the CMC in North ... [ more ]

| 96 | CPoM March 2003: Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble
This month's picture shows Fil and three helpers preparing for a very convivial evening meal at the St John's in the Vale meet in December 2002. Thirty three CHAmois sat down to a candlelit ... [ more ]

| 97 | CPoM February 2003: Llanberis Pass
This month's picture shows a 180° view of Llanberis Pass taken from Bryan's Gully. To the left you can almost see Pen-y-pass from where the Pyg track heads off up towards Crib Goch, Crib... [ more ]

| 98 | CPoM January 2003: New Year on Tryfan
This month’s picture was taken on 31st December 2001 during the New Year meet at CMC. It shows Peter, Gill and Sandy Knowles (plus two other random people) sat on the summit of Tryfan with A... [ more ]

| 99 | CPoM December 2002: Crib y Ddysgl
Another picture from the Snowdon Horseshoe in typical weather! This shows Helen Townsend standing on the trig point on the summit of Crib y Ddysgl. This was Helen's first ascent of Crib y Dd... [ more ]

| 100 | CPoM November 2002: Cnicht Fell Race
This month's picture was taken at an early stage in the annual Cnicht Fell Race on 25th August. Chamois presence is shown in the form of John Luscombe (246) getting the better of Toby Harlin... [ more ]

| 101 | CPoM October 2002: Glyder Fawr
Does this show CHAmois members on the surface of another planet? No. It shows the summit of Glyder Fawr which does look extra-terrestial during the winter. The picture was taken on the Tuesd... [ more ]

| 102 | CPoM September 2002: Snowdon Summit
This month's picture was taken during the Spring Bank Holiday Meet at the Hut in North Wales. It shows a group of young Chamois sat at the cairn/trig point at the summit of Snowdon. The top ... [ more ]

| 103 | CPoM August 2002: A'chir ridge
This month's picture shows Liz Jeffery about to leap across a gap on the A Chir ridge on the Isle of Arran during the Spring Bank Holiday meet. In the background a herd of Chamois can be see... [ more ]

| 104 | CPoM July 2002: Below the Witch’s Step
This month’s picture was taken during the May Bank/Jubilee meet on Arran and shows Nick and Colin having a break at the head of Glen Sannox after coming down from Goat Fell via the saddle. W... [ more ]

| 105 | CPoM June 2002: Llyn Peninsular Panorama
A panorama of the view from just below the cafe on the summit of Snowdon during the New Year meet. The Llyn peninsular can be seen with a dusting of snow and Anglesey is visible on the far r... [ more ]

| 106 | CPoM May 2002: Workmeet
This month's picture shows a well earned tea break in the kitchen on the Sunday morning of the Spring Workmeet.

| 107 | CPoM April 2002: Carrock Fell Sunrise
Back in summer 2000, a hardy band of Chamois faced Toby's challenge to climb all the Lake District 3000's in one day. Having set off from Moot Hall, Keswick at 2am, we reached the top of Ski... [ more ]

| 108 | CPoM March 2002: Snowdonia 2002
On New Years Day 2002, several club members went up Y Garn. This panorama shows Judy Wilshaw on the snow covered summit of Y Garn with clear views of Crib Goch, Snowdon and Crib y Ddysgl jus... [ more ]

| 109 | CPoM February 2002: Llyn Idwall
This picture was taken on New Year's day 2002 on the way to Devil's Kitchen. It shows the view looking back across Llyn Idwall to Pen yr Ole Wen. Just off to the right of the picture are Idw... [ more ]

| 110 | CPoM January 2002: Happy New Year
This months picture show Club members tucking into the buffet, at last years New Year meet. A couple of hours later the Pantomime took place in the same room! Have a great 2002.

| 111 | CPoM December 2001: Panorama from the top of Crib Y Ddysgl
This picture was taken during the CMC 25th Anniversary weekend at the start of May. The panorama is from just below the summit of Crib Y Ddysgl and shows the Llyn Peninsular and Angelsey. Th... [ more ]

| 112 | CPoM November 2001: Glyder Fach
This month’s picture was taken during the CMC meet at the end of June. We had started from Pen y Pass at 5am with the aim to complete all 14 (or 15) of the Welsh 3000’s in one day. The summi... [ more ]

| 113 | CPoM October 2001: Chamois
The CHAmois Mountaineering Club takes its name and logo from the hollow-horned, hoofed animal found in the mountains of Europe and New Zealand. As you can see from the picture, the chamois (... [ more ]

| 114 | CPoM September 2001: Ladder of the Gods
Alan and Roger on the Scala Degli Dei (Ladder of the Gods) in the Brenta Dolomites (1999). This Via Ferrata consists of a fairly sensational sequence of ladders, totalling about 300 steps, w... [ more ]

| 115 | CPoM August 2001: Slioch
This picture is taken looking towards Loch Maree and Slioch (on the left) from the Gairloch to Ullapool road, near Loch Ewe. It was taken at the 2001 Spring Bank Holiday meet.

| 116 | CPoM July 2001: Bidean nam Bian
This month's picture is a shot of Alan Gott taken on Bidean nam Bian taken during the Onich Easter meet (2001).

| 117 | CPoM June 2001: Crib Y Ddysgl & Snowdon
At the 25th Anniversary of the Hut meet (6 May 2001), a group of CHAmois decided to go up Snowdon. Unfortunately there were only four routes open due of Foot and Mouth, so we opted for the s... [ more ]

| 118 | CPoM May 2001: Elephant Mountain
Whilst reading about the history of Helyg, the Climbers Club Hut near Willy's Farm at Ogwen, I came across this photograph taken by Bill Stallybrass, who was a climbing partner of Colin Kirk... [ more ]

| 119 | CPoM April 2001: Mountain Railway
This photograph shows "Moel Siabod" which is one of the trains of the Snowdon Mountain Railway and was taken in 1994. The railway runs from Llanberis to the station just below the ... [ more ]

| 120 | CPoM March 2001: 2001: A CHAmois Oddity
On 31st December 2000 the CHAmois Mountaineering Club put on its second pantomime - oh yes it did. After buying a second hand nuclear-powered boiler, the Hut is launched into space and final... [ more ]

| 121 | CPoM February 2001: Langdale
This picture shows Fil Arnott walking in Langdale in September 1994.

| 122 | CPoM January 2001: Cima Tosa
This month's picture shows Roger, Bob, Alan and David Jeffery on the summit of Cima Tosa (3173m) in the summer of 1999. The Cima Tosa is the highest summit of the Brenta Gruppe, in the Itali... [ more ]

| 123 | CPoM December 2000: Aiguille Dibona
The Aiguille Dibona (3130m), is the most conspicuous granite spike in the Ecrins range and was first climbed in 1913 by Angelo Dibona and Guido Mayer. The south face is 350m high and it host... [ more ]

| 124 | CPoM November 2000: Treading the Boards
Back on 31st January 1996, Jack and the Cliff Face, the first ever Chamois pantomime was performed. We followed Jack's adventures to Llanberis, his (?) ascent of the Black Cliff and his esca... [ more ]

| 125 | CPoM October 2000: Crossing the Bay
This photograph shows a few hundred people (including about 29 CHAmois) in the middle of Morecambe Bay on 22 July 1995.Due to quick sands and very fast incoming tides, the bay is very danger... [ more ]

| 126 | CPoM September 2000: Pen and Ink Drawing
The picture to the left is a pen and ink drawing of the panorama of the Dent du Geant (the Giant's Tooth), seen from the Aiguille du Midi. From left to right can be seen the peaks of Les Gr.... [ more ]

| 127 | CPoM August 2000: Thirlmere
On June 17th, 5 Club members turned out for an early start (2am!) in Keswick. The aim was to climb all 3000ft mountains in England in a day as a circular walk.

| 128 | CPoM July 2000: Vallot Hut at Sunrise
This picture, taken in 1985, shows the Vallot Hut (Observatoire Vallot) [CAF] at sunrise. The Hut is perched, at an altitude of 4362m, on an outcrop of rock just below the summit of Mont Bl... [ more ]

| 129 | CPoM June 2000: Adam & Eve
This picture shows several club members relaxing in the sunshine after reaching the top of Tryfan, North Wales, during the Family Meet 1997. Two members can be seen sitting on top of "E... [ more ]

| 130 | CPoM May 2000: 25th Anniversary
Was this really how we dressed for the mountains back in 1989. No! The photo shows some of our members (left to right: Jean Scholes, Dave, Monica, John & partner, Mary Owen, Helen Scholes, M... [ more ]

| 131 | CPoM April 2000: Wendy on Snowdon
All those who were not in Snowdonia on 1st January 2000, missed possibly the best day of the year. Some of us set out at 6.30am after partying all night to head for the Summit of Snowdon. Th... [ more ]

| 132 | CPoM March 2000: Basteir Tooth
On Spring Bank Holiday Tuesday (Skye, 1999), Alan Stewart completed his last Munro Top when a group of 7 of us ascended the Basteir Tooth (Am Basteir means "The Executioner") via N... [ more ]

| 133 | CPoM February 2000: Trenches
On the Via Ferrata Della Trincee (or Trenches route) in the Western Dolomites in Italy. An interesting route, including sections of WW1 trenches and tunnels, along the Padon ridge above Ara... [ more ]

| 134 | CPoM January 2000: Cima Brenta
On the summit of Cima Brenta, the second highest summit of the Brenta Gruppe, in the Italian Dolomites. The final part of the ascent was quite serious, especially a short, narrow, very loos... [ more ]

| 135 | CPoM December 1999: The Inn Pinn
On SBH Sunday (1999), in almost ideal conditions, Chris led a group on the round of Coire Lagan, from Sgurr Sgumain to Sgurr Dearg. There was a long queue for the Inn Pinn, so half the group... [ more ]

| 136 | CPoM November 1999: Napes Needle
Napes Needle is on the southern flank of Great Gable, at the head of Wasdale in the Lake District. The Needle was first climbed by Walter Parry Haskett-Smith in June 1886, an ascent which ma... [ more ]

| 137 | CPoM October 1999: Total Eclipse
Back in August this year there was an unofficial CHAmois meet near LandsEnd, Cornwall. We all went down to see the last total solar eclipse this millenium, and the last to be seen from the U... [ more ]

| 138 | CPoM September 1999: Botterill's Slab
On the Sunday of the Wasdale meet (11-Jul-99), the climbers headed for Scafell Crag on mass. While most of the others attempted Moss Ghyll Grooves etc, four of us went up Botterill's Slab (V... [ more ]

| 139 | CPoM August 1999: Main Wall
This picture was taken on 26th June 1999 during the end of month Hut meet, and shows some club members on the second pitch of "Main Wall"(400ft, Hard Severe) on Cwm Glas, in Llanbe... [ more ]

| 140 | CPoM July 1999: Oh no it isn't!
Oh yes it is! Yes that's right, it's the CHAmois Pantomime. On the 31st December 1996 at the CMC, we put on a pantomime - Jack and the Cliff Face. The Panto w... [ more ]

| 141 | CPoM June 1999: The Hut Door
Welcome to the Chamois Mountaineering Centre! When people arrive at the Hut, the first thing they see is the front door with the club logo above it. The Hut as we know it, was 23 years old l... [ more ]

| 142 | CPoM May 1999: Eagle Crag
This photograph shows Eddie Wilshaw, leading a climb up "Kestral Wall" (a severe) which is on "Eagle Crag" in Grisedale.

| 143 | CPoM April 1999: Water Power
The above image shows Marchlyn Mawr from Mynydd Perfedd after an ascent of Atlantic Wall. This reservoir supplies the Dinorwig Hydro Electric Power Station that lies deep below Elidir mount... [ more ]

| 144 | CPoM March 1999: The West Twll
There are two main entrances to the Rhosydd slate mine. The first is via the 9 adit - a horizontal drainage/transport tunnel that goes straight into the hillside from behind an abandoned vil... [ more ]

| 145 | CPoM February 1999: Chamois in Action?
Is that a chamois in the picture? Unfortunately not. The chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) is a brown, hollow-horned animal with a black tail and stripes. It also has curved hooked horns. So wha... [ more ]

| 146 | CPoM January 1999: Idwal Slabs
At the far end of Llyn Idwal, about 20 minutes from the car park at Ogwen, are Idwal Slabs. At the Family Meet in August, Idwal Slabs is popular as there are climbs to cover a range of ages ... [ more ]

| 147 | CPoM December 1998: Snow
This picture was taken on the "Petite Aiguille Verte" Chamonix in July 1997

| 148 | CPoM November 1998: Lounging About
During the cold winter months, after a hard day on the hills, the CHAmois can relax in the lounge, as they are in this picture taken in August of 1994 during the Family Meet. The Lounge is o... [ more ]

| 149 | CPoM October 1998: High in Arran
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| 150 | CPoM September 1998: Helicopter Rescue
The RAF rescue helicopters get chance to practice their skills with rescues in the mountains. Climbers and Hillwalkers sometimes get lost, stranded or injured in the hills. While climbing on... [ more ]

| 151 | CPoM August 1998: Bedding down on the Ben
This was part of the very successful May 1997 Scottish meet at Kinlochleven over Spring Bank. The group walked up to the CIC hut in the morning and climbed Tower Ridge in the afternoon/even... [ more ]

| 152 | CPoM July 1998: The Snowdon Horseshoe: Crib Goch
This picture shows a chain of CHAmois going up Crib Goch. Crib Goch is the first stage of the Snowdon Horseshoe. The horseshoe then continues on to Crib-Y-Ddysgl, up to Snowdon and then ... [ more ]

| 153 | CPoM June 1998: Lockwood's Chimney
In 1994, during the Family Meet, a group of around 20 members (three of them 3 years of age) went on an epic climb up Lockwood's Chimney. Lockwood's Chimney is in North Wales, not too far fr... [ more ]

| 154 | CPoM May 1998: The CMC
Happy 22nd Birthday! The CHAmois Mountaineering Centre or 'the Hut' was reopened on the 1st May 1976 by Lord Hunt, after being left empty for many years. Originally it was the workman's lodg... [ more ]


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