Trip reports

Norway 2020

Once upon a time, in an icy northern land far far away; the MMC took crampons and axes, and went off to play… The meet took place near the town of Rjukan.  Two huts were prepared and provisioned for our team of nine.  The larger hut was in the ski […]

The Lakes 2020

Looking back to the crisp, snow covered peaks from last years winter trip to the Lakes, high expectations were set for this year. High enough, that a 20 strong group packed, made excuses to to get out of work, skived off, took holiday (or willed the clock past 5pm) and […]

2019 Dinner Meet

Bon Appétit – the 2019 Dinner meet! Normally I’m not a fan of photo menus, but hopefully you’ll forgive the below. Thanks to Joe, Wendy and Chuck for organising a fun and tasty dinner meet: Les Entrees 1. Chilled Arête Cneifion (also available as a main) A starter for two: […]

Peaks 2019

Peaking a little too late Great Expectations Having endured a damp week in not-so-sunny southern England we were pleased to see a brighter forecast for the peaks (on Saturday at least). The merry band of climbers and walkers assembled at the rather luxurious Ollerbrook barn on Friday night were therefore […]

Lundy 2019

Lundy Calling A sense of unease shakes me from a vague dream into the present. I look at my phone, it’s 2:58 am. Someone’s moving downstairs. Lights are being switched on. There must be a reason for this nonsensical start to Saturday…then, like tea brewing, the plan for the day […]

The Gower Peninsula

Surfing, climbing, walking, swimming, white sandy beaches, great pubs; welcome to the Gower! The weekend kicked off with all the climbers heading to the crags at Trial Wall near Rhossili Beach. This is one of the Gower’s finest sport crags, with super steep 25m routes straight off the golden sand […]