tripreports

Bloranges are not the only routes

Bloranges are not the only routes

By Nick Kemp   Imagine living in a land where everything works perfectly; you know the clichés such as finding just one cosy table free in a crowded bar or having train doors that open right by your position on the platform, well such was the latest MMC trip to […]

Bowles Rocks Intro Meet Report

Bowles Rocks Intro Meet Report

It was sun, sun, sun at our Introductory Meet for prospective members on 8th April 2017. Southern Sandstone experts Angela Clough and Rick Sewards led the team putting up top ropes for twenty visitors to the club. Some familiar faces from Harry and Jules’ Castle/ Brownswood event came along, together […]

North Wales Meet Report

North Wales Meet Report

By Phil Seely and Robin Mitton On Saturday morning the whole of Snowdonia was under very low cloud, especially the Snowdon Range, as could be confirmed by looking behind the hut. So the walkers (Sarah G, Phil, Dylan , Natasha, Caroline L, and Helen) selected an objective of lower height: […]

January Lake District Weekend – Eastern Lake District, Patterdale

January Lake District Weekend – Eastern Lake District, Patterdale

They say things come in threes, and so it has been that the last three meets I’ve organised have been dominated by headline weather. The build up to these meets have been accompanied by weather discussions, weather excitement, and weather anxiety. In 2015 we had snow which led to some […]

Just below Snowdon summit. From left: Ian, Jules, Caroline L, Cath, Alix, Caroline W, David, Sarah G, Simon A, Nick, Simon M-C, Chuck. (+ AG mountain biking near Capel, out of shot!)

North Wales Dinner Meet Report 2016

By Nick Kemp The weather forecast was good and the MMC seems to have had far more than its share of good luck with winter weather in Snowdonia so it was with some optimism that the hard core bunch of MMC winter enthusiasts swept through the bible-black night to arrive […]

North Devon – Baggy Point, 22-24 July

North Devon – Baggy Point, 22-24 July

By Sarah Morte (Fr. ‘Death’) Point on the north coast of Devon is so-called because of the number of shipwrecks that used to occur there. The pub in the local village of Mortehoe is known as The Ship Aground. Undeterred by the possibility of encounters with ‘wreckers’, however, the MMC […]