Trip reports

2021 AGM in the Brecon Beacons

Author: Nick Kemp In some ways Brecon is the poor relation of meet destinations. It boasts neither the rock climbing potential of the peaks nor the mountainous grandeur of Scotland and indeed an autumnal meet will promise neither dulcit sunshine not the crisp bite of snow and ice. The walking too […]

2021 October in the Peak District

Author: Robin In a return to something like a (new?) normal the club headed to its favourite hut in the peaks, the excellent Ollerbrook Farm, near Edale. A lovely place to return to hut-based meet, the peaks greeting everyone in autumnal colours.  Anna and Mark being the most excited turned […]

2021 North Wales in the Autumn

Author: Christine This late September North Wales trip was a cosy one. It started with plenty of enthusiastic attendees and then the weather turned into an interesting grey with plenty of rain predicted. Several dropped out due to the weather so the final heroes were Sarah, Vicky, Faff, Ben, John, […]

2021 September Peaks

Off we went to the Peaks for the penultimate camping meet of the year. It did not disappoint! With 24 people signed up the meet was always going to be great fun.  Many arrived late on Friday evening whilst some snuck up early on the Saturday to avoid the queues.  […]

2021 Summer (S)Portland!

Just in time for the July heatwave to reach British shores, the MMC decided to head to sunny Portland and make their home for the weekend at Rosewall campsite. Saturday Rise and shine like the sun was the motto for the day. Waking up to (unfamiliar) blue skies and sunshine, […]

2021 Gower

As the UK was gripped by poor weather, the MMC snuck off to the Welsh Gold Coast, formally known as the Gower.  With an advance party setting up base camp at the Nicholston Farm Campsite and getting the lay of the land, the remainder of the group arrived in usual […]