Trip reports

2024 Springtime in Portland!

Author: Oli B In a change to regular programming, MMC headed to Portland for a Springtime meet rather than their usual Summertime venture to the Dorset coast. It was a move that proved to be wise, for the climbers were met with glorious sunshine on both days of the weekend […]

2023 Portland Impressions

Author: Andrew Saturday Most of the group arrived the night before, having a cheeky morning of climbing at Godnor before the rains came. Ben led the way to Rainshadow wall where they could keep climbing in the rain. Damien and Ben cruised anything and everything. Andrew, Martina, and Matthijs had […]

2023 North Wales Intro to Trad (And Other Things)

Author: Harry On the second bank holiday of May (thanks Charles for the extra one) 27 prospective and current members descended on Dolgam campsite in North Wales. For the many that were there to experience the joys of trad climbing in North Wales for the first time, the meets secretary […]

2023 A Turbulent Cornwall

Cornwall always has something interesting for everyone and often the weather has something to say about it too! Much of the group arrived at a windswept campsite on Thursday night, being the sole caravan among a sea of tents. The next day, however, was an incredibly bright and clear day. […]

2023 A Frosty Ogwen Valley

Author: Christine North Wales is a favourite spot for the MMC at whatever time of the year. Winter brings its own starry qualities and so they returned in February. Filled with frost and a smattering of snow, two main groups had quite the adventure. Saturday – The Scramblers The Ogwen […]

2023 Lake District

Author: David D We stayed in Little Langdale at the small but well appointed Fylde MC hut.  The pre-meet chat was all about snow – but there wasn’t any!  However, the weather was cool and dry and excellent for walking and scrambling. On Saturday nearly everyone (Harry, David, Paolo, Oscar, […]