Tag: Outdoor climbing

Up the Valley rain or shine! Wye Valley September 2018

Up the Valley rain or shine! Wye Valley September 2018

Up the Valley rain or shine! On an early Friday a few MMCers managed traffic and fat chips to reach Wye Valley, early enough to sneak a climb before dawn. At the Reception Campsite, we were greeted by a man (let’s call him “Larry”). Larry was a very friendly chap […]

Sport climbing meet – Buxton Derbyshire 3-5 August 2018

Sport climbing meet – Buxton Derbyshire 3-5 August 2018

It is all about climbing, isn’t it? Before setting up on the trip, We started with a game of musical cars, which I have to say turn out to be wonderful. Everyone won a seat in a car. Regarding the location, to be honest, I don’t think any of us […]

Sport climbing meet – Buxton Derbyshire

An extra summer meet focused on Sport climbing – with copious trad climbing and excellent walking also available! Our newest members are especially welcome. Harpur Hill Quarry offers masses of bolted routes. See this link for an idea: https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/crag.php?id=956 Campsite: Mandale Farm, Haddon Grove, Bakewell DE45 1JF Area: Harpur Hill Quarry is […]

Peaks District Trip Report 15-17 June 2018

Peaks District Trip Report 15-17 June 2018

Feeling Peaky David, Marie and Nick R sat in the climbers café in Hathersage with cake, coffee and an enormous sense of satisfaction.  Outside, the sky was dark and the rain was heavy.  We’d all achieved our Stanage Popular Ultimate Classics Ticklist goals, viz: Flying Buttress (Marie); April Crack (Nick […]