Welcome to the Marylebone Mountaineering Club, one of London’s friendliest clubs. With fewer than 100 members, you can get to know people over a fairly short time.

We welcome new members of all levels of experience.

Interested? Contact us via info@themmc.org.uk and tell us what you want to do outdoors.

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Thanks for looking,

Alix Harrower


Outdoor Climbing We welcome new members at all levels of experience. We have climbers active at grades from 5 to 6c on Sport and trad’ Severe to E2, with most in the VS-E1 range. The club’s climbing activities revolve around the regular monthly meets as well as more informal weekend […]


Through the course of a year we go mountain and hill walking in summer and winter conditions and coastal walking in the summer. There are no official walk leaders but the more experienced members will often suggest a route; bring your own maps along and get involved in the planning. […]

Upcoming Meets

  1. Lake District – Late May Bank Holiday

    May 26 - May 29
  2. Social climb and pub meet

    June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Swanage 23-25 June

    June 23 - June 25
  4. Summer Dolomites trip

    June 29 - July 11
  5. North Wales 21-23 July

    July 21 - July 23

Latest news

Bowles Rocks Intro Meet Report

Bowles Rocks Intro Meet Report

It was sun, sun, sun at our Introductory Meet for prospective members on 8th April. Southern Sandstone experts Angela Clough and Rick Sewards led the team putting up top ropes for twenty visitors to the club. Some familiar faces from Harry and Jules’ Castle/ Brownswood event came along, together with […]

New members weekend & training 28 April-1 May

New members weekend & training 28 April-1 May

MMC welcomes new members: experienced climbers, those new-to-outdoor climbing & walkers New to climbing outside? Flexible support from a climbing instructor: guiding, coaching or more formal instruction, to suit your level. Subsidised price of £50* 6 people minimum needed to run this offer closing date for coaching Tues 18th April […]

April: a day out on Southern Sandstone

April: a day out on Southern Sandstone

Location: Bowles Rocks Tunbridge Wells Date: Sat 8 April. Keep Sunday 9th in reserve as we’ll move the day if it’s wet on the Saturday. Time: mid morning till mid-late afternoon, detailed timings will be sent by email to those on the list. New and existing members please contact socialsec@themmc.org.uk to […]

North Wales Meet Report

North Wales Meet Report

By Phil Seely and Robin Mitton On Saturday morning the whole of Snowdonia was under very low cloud, especially the Snowdon Range, as could be confirmed by looking behind the hut. So the walkers (Sarah G, Phil, Dylan , Natasha, Caroline L, and Helen) selected an objective of lower height: […]

January Lake District Weekend – Eastern Lake District, Patterdale

January Lake District Weekend – Eastern Lake District, Patterdale

They say things come in threes, and so it has been that the last three meets I’ve organised have been dominated by headline weather. The build up to these meets have been accompanied by weather discussions, weather excitement, and weather anxiety. In 2015 we had snow which led to some […]

Just below Snowdon summit. From left: Ian, Jules, Caroline L, Cath, Alix, Caroline W, David, Sarah G, Simon A, Nick, Simon M-C, Chuck. (+ AG mountain biking near Capel, out of shot!)

North Wales Dinner Meet Report 2016

By Nick Kemp The weather forecast was good and the MMC seems to have had far more than its share of good luck with winter weather in Snowdonia so it was with some optimism that the hard core bunch of MMC winter enthusiasts swept through the bible-black night to arrive […]