Trip reports

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 […]

North Wales Dinner Meet Report 2016

By Nick Kemp The weather forecast was good and the MMC seems to have had far more than its share of good luck with winter weather in Snowdonia so it was with some optimism that the hard core bunch of MMC winter enthusiasts swept through the bible-black night to arrive […]

North Devon – Baggy Point, 22-24 July

By Sarah Morte (Fr. ‘Death’) Point on the north coast of Devon is so-called because of the number of shipwrecks that used to occur there. The pub in the local village of Mortehoe is known as The Ship Aground. Undeterred by the possibility of encounters with ‘wreckers’, however, the MMC […]

Borrowdale Meet Report

With fine weather promised for the end-May bank holiday weekend, many people made their way to the Borrowdale Chapel House Farm Camp Site, to enjoy the second-to-none climbing and walking opportunities on offer in the northern Lake District. Wendy and John (Chuck) arrived Thursday night. On Friday they climbed at […]

Cornwall May 2016

By Alix Dees It was a good idea of the committee to move the Cornwall meet to May from Easter, to try to ensure warmer conditions than the arctic ones endured in recent years. And although it looked as though the weather was determined to undermine this cunning plan by […]

Scottish Meet Report – Cairngorms – 24 -28 March 2016

There was much anticipation in the weeks leading up to the Easter Scottish MMC meet as right up to 10 days before there were full winter conditions.   However it had warmed up quite a bit in those 10 days but still lots of snow and ice on the higher parts […]