Trip reports

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 […]

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 […]