Trip reports

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 […]

2021 North Wales Training Meet

Having eased into Meet Season with 6 people at Cornwall a few weekends earlier, MMC decided to Go Large for this one with a whopping 39 attendees!  Luckily the campsite were very accommodating and allocated a separate field dedicated to the club.  We were never quite sure whether this was […]

2021 Cornwall – Walkers Edition

Authors & Image Contributors: Christine, Sarah, Marie, and Mags We’re not going to lie – the weather in the run up to the first full meet since the start of the pandemic was looking grim. Several dropped out and the six remaining souls were contemplating what we were getting into. […]

2021 Cornwall – Climbers Edition

Authors & Image Contributors: Oli & Matt For the first full weekend out since the start of lockdown conditions, the weather wasn’t looking good. Nationwide torrential rain had been forecast and gale force winds were expected all weekend. Out of the dozen or so that expressed interest, only half remained: […]

Harrison’s Rocks 2020

Just like the rest of the year two-thousand-twenty, The MMC’s annual trip to Harrison’s Rocks sandstone subverted convention. The first change was the personnel. Our de jure leader; Joe Bragg, was unfortunately otherwise occupied. Harry, the de facto chair and I arrived at around 11 am with potential new member […]

Brecons 2020

They were simpler times… After seeing the photos from the Lakes, we were all hoping for a lucky cold snap and winter conditions or failing that a repeat of last year and some balmy 18C sunshine.  The succession of storms in prior weeks, followed up by a drive across to […]