Trip reports

Portland meet – Sport climbing

Meet report by Anna, Portland 24/25 June 2017 The MMC team of Anna, Harry, Michael, Paolo, Joanna, Marie, Mia (the dog) and Adriano headed off on the motorway arriving late on Friday at the campsite near Portland.   Joe hit the road on his own but got there ok. Arrival was […]

Lake District Meet

Meet report by Margaret, late May Bank Holiday 2017 Attendees: Ian, Sarah G, Sarah W, Anna, David, Rick, Angela, Steve, Silvia and Sebastian, Tom, Eileen, Niamh, Orla, Erin, James, Elaine, Xin, Kasim, Simon and Leo, Nick, Margaret (meet organiser) We stayed in a small campsite at Seathwaite in the beautiful […]

Peaks new members meet report

First arrivals on North Lees campsite, after Alix had planted a new MMC flag, were Pradip’s car, bringing Stephen and cyclist friend Neal. Two brand new tents were unfurled in the darkness and the combined efforts of 4 people eventually got them up into approaching the correct shape. Harry’s VW van […]

Torridon Meet Report

12 of us stayed at the SMC Ling Hut in Torridon.  The hut is picturesquely situated next to a small loch, Lochan an Lasgair, but is quite hard to find in the pitch black of the night as late comers found to their cost. On Good Friday John Bradshaw, David, […]

Bloranges are not the only routes

By Nick Kemp   Imagine living in a land where everything works perfectly; you know the clichés such as finding just one cosy table free in a crowded bar or having train doors that open right by your position on the platform, well such was the latest MMC trip to […]

Bowles Rocks Intro Meet Report

It was sun, sun, sun at our Introductory Meet for prospective members on 8th April 2017. Southern Sandstone experts Angela Clough and Rick Sewards led the team putting up top ropes for twenty visitors to the club. Some familiar faces from Harry and Jules’ Castle/ Brownswood event came along, together […]