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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.