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.

Follow us on Facebook

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. We also have a team of newer recruits sharpening their skills in the VDiff to HS […]


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. Asturias – Picos Summer Meet

    June 26 - July 6
  2. July Portland/ Swanage

    July 13 @ 5:00 pm - July 15 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Sport climbing meet – Buxton Derbyshire

    August 3 @ 5:00 pm - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Pembroke South August Bank Holiday

    August 24 @ 5:00 pm - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Wye Valley camping, Beeches Farm

    September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 23 @ 5:00 pm

Latest news

Bowles Rocks Intro Meet 2018

Bowles Rocks Intro Meet 2018

After successfully signing up lots of new members following a day out at Bowles Rocks last year, (this author included), the MMC again invited prospective members for a days outdoor climbing. An incredible turn out saw 25 new faces! Also incredibly, somehow, we managed to pick the first warm blue […]

The view from Anergui

New Year’s Meet in Morocco

Morocco offers the full range of sport and trad climbing to suit all abilities.  Highly recommended destination for those looking to get away for a short break. Large choice of single pitch roadside crags to long multi pitch adventure days.  Day 1 – Arrival Chris, Joe, Michael and Nick formed the […]

Dinner Meet Castleton November 2017

Dinner Meet Castleton November 2017

Robin’s rules of Dinner Meet Organisation … misunderstandings and neglect create more confusion in this world than trickery and malice. (Goethe) And so it came my turn to organise the MMC annual dinner meet. The Peak district town of Castleton chosen for its delightful caves, wonderful YHA accommodation and pub […]

Wye Valley autumn 2017

Wye Valley autumn 2017

YHA Welsh Bicknor is at the bottom of a wooded escarpement accessed by a steep narrow track which gave most drivers especially David with his bloated van the collywobbles.  Some camped but most stayed in the well appointed mansion. Undaunted by the closure of Lydbrook footbridge the climbers found their […]

Dartmoor summer 2017

Dartmoor summer 2017

We enjoyed three days of wall to wall sunshine on the August Bank Holiday weekend! On Saturday Harry led a big walk on the hills and moorlands around Widecombe-in-the-Moor.  Harry was joined by Ian, Sarah, William, Paolo and Jasmin.  There was much to admire: magnificent moorlands, great views from the […]

Italian Dolomites summer trip 2017

Italian Dolomites summer trip 2017

July 2017 Scroll down for: High altitude hikers’ account of part of the Alta Vista 2 route below. See also the Gallery for stunning photos: http://themmc.org.uk/gallery/nggallery/2017/dolomites-july-2017/page/1 Climbing The Marylebone mountaineers arrived at Camping Colfosco in the Dolomites to torrential rain and thunderstorms. While Sarah and Nicholas were trekking for six days […]