On Friday, MK Deaf Climbing Club were kind enough to spend some time with MKMC members, teaching them some valuable communication skills. Our very own Jess Maryan helped us to put together some instructional videos with Tom, Neal and Alan as backing dancers.
Take in alternative, not to be used around HGV’s…
Ready to climb
To get the climbers attention, tap on the rope.
Ready to lower.
Lead climbing works a little differently, the climber taps the clip to let the belayer know to give out rope.
Please check our downloads page for a copy of the Deaf Climbing Sign System.
Sign Climbing System
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Our first trip of the year is always a popular one where we celebrate Robbie Burns birthday. With snow on our December Xmas weekend we were hopeful, until the warm spell arrived mid-week before our departure. Three set off on Thursday to spend Friday in the mountains. Alan W arriving first put the heating on and got the fire going ready for Andy and Dan’s arrival. Continue reading →
Posted in 2023
A few went up a day early so as to get three good mountain days out in full winter conditions! Yes, we had snow, lots of it! Superb timing for our Christmas meet.
On Friday Peter and Kathy scrambled up Crib Goch via the Pyg Track, out and back. Dan,
Andy and Kent hiked up Foel Goch via the drover’s path. Alex Thackway and Malcolm
submitted Snowdon via the Rhyd Ddu path. Continue reading →
On the behalf of your committee, I would like to start this report with a whopping thanks for being part of, and supporting the club. I am sure you will agree with me when I say it has been a year of immense sorrow, but also a year worth celebrating and recognising the achievements and comradery of the club. Continue reading →
Posted in 2022