tripreports

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Portland meet – Sport climbing

Portland meet – Sport climbing

Meet report by Anna, Portland 24/25 June 2017 The MMC team of Anna, Harry, Michael, Paolo, Joanna, Marie, Mia (the dog) and Adriano headed off on the motorway arriving late on Friday at the campsite near Portland.   Joe hit the road on his own but got there ok. Arrival was […]