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. 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. Alternative Easter meet – Bouldering – Fontainebleau, France

    March 29 - April 2
  2. Easter in the Lake District

    March 29 - April 2
  3. New members indoor event

    April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. New Members Bowles’s Rocks Intro Meet

    April 14 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. May Day in the mountains

    May 4 @ 5:00 pm - May 7 @ 5:00 pm

Latest news

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 […]

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 […]

Cornwall 2017

Cornwall 2017

Visit the Gallery for pictures of MMC exploits on Cornish granite on the September meet 2017: http://themmc.org.uk/gallery/nggallery/2017/Cornwall-September-2017 Meet report to follow.

Sun 17 Sept – Social & prep for winter hill walking

Thanks to everyone who came to the Lemon Tree for our Winter Walking Talk, which was a fun social evening with a brilliant presentation given by Harry on all the essentials everyone should know and bring with them before taking to the hills in Winter. Being an intrepid mountaineer he […]

Snowdonia meet summer 2017

Snowdonia meet summer 2017

By Nick Kemp 21-23 July 2017 Despite valiant attempts to coax, cozen and cajole the MMC to come to North Wales a combination of alternate functions,  a bad weather forecast and Le Dolomiti still licking their blisters reduced the interest to single figures which dwindled further as the hour of […]