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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 […]

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 […]