Trip reports

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 […]

North Wales Meet Report

By Phil Seely and Robin Mitton On Saturday morning the whole of Snowdonia was under very low cloud, especially the Snowdon Range, as could be confirmed by looking behind the hut. So the walkers (Sarah G, Phil, Dylan , Natasha, Caroline L, and Helen) selected an objective of lower height: […]

January Lake District Weekend – Eastern Lake District, Patterdale

They say things come in threes, and so it has been that the last three meets I’ve organised have been dominated by headline weather. The build up to these meets have been accompanied by weather discussions, weather excitement, and weather anxiety. In 2015 we had snow which led to some […]