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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. 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 with […]

New members weekend & training 28 April-1 May

New members weekend & training 28 April-1 May

MMC welcomes new members: experienced climbers, those new-to-outdoor climbing & walkers New to climbing outside? Flexible support from a climbing instructor: guiding, coaching or more formal instruction, to suit your level. Subsidised price of £50* 6 people minimum needed to run this offer closing date for coaching Tues 18th April […]

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 […]