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October 2020

Box Hill Social

October 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Box Hill & Westhumble Station, Westhumble St, Westhumble, Dorking RH5 6BT + Google Map

So we're having a bit of trouble with the weather and you-know-what, but how about taking a socially distanced break from your home and join us for a walk?   **Places are now full and therefore closed to further enquiries. We will be contacting attendees by email in the next couple of days!**   Day: Saturday 24th October 2020 Time: 10:30 - 11:00 (finishing before dark! hopefully..) Station: Box Hill & Westhumble Trains from London (i.e. for 10:30): London Waterloo…

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November 2020

Photo competition

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - January 31, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
Snowden Basecamp Lake

MMC Photo Competition 2020 Look out for your email invitation and link to upload your photos onto our Pollunit competition platform between 13th Nov and 31st Dec. Then log in to vote between 1-31st Jan. We’ll announce the winners asap thereafter.   Categories Climbing and mountaineering (with ropes) Walking and mountaineering (without ropes) People Landscape Lockdown 2020 Max 4 photos per category, per person. (But please feel free to upload your one or two best photos). As it is many…

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February 2021

Zoom Quiz

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
MMC members at the AGM

Join us for a light hearted early evening quiz. Sadly, we won't be in the pub so bring your own beer and log in to Zoom. There will be few fun rounds - not all of which require an encyclopedic knowledge of mountains and mountaineering history! Check your emails for the link on the day.

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April 2021

Cancelled: Harrison’s Catch Up

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Update, 06/04/2021: We have had an amazing response, unfortunately the weather is not on our side. Based on the current poor weather and feedback on the current status of the sandstone (still damp in many places) we are unlikely to find enough dry stone to climb, particularly as a large group. Therefore the event will need to be cancelled. Please sign up for the event on the 24th when there will hopefully be far better weather. Subject to any last…

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Social Walk: Ridgeway

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us on a social walk through the Ridgeway! Date: Saturday 17th April 2021 Time: Walk start from Goring, 11:15. Those travelling from London via public transport should take the 09:57*** train from London Paddington. ***We have changed to a slightly earlier train service from 10:07 to 09:57. Start Location: Goring & Streatley Railway Station Length: Approximately 10 miles, taking roughly 3-4hrs. Please contact the event organiser Matt socialsec@themmc.org.uk to join us for the day. Please also read through the…

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Social Climb: New Members Outdoor Intro Meet

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a session at Harrison's Rocks! All members and prospective members are invited. Those of you who have never met us or climbed with us are please requested to get into contact with the Membership Secretary, Marie, with details of your climbing experience: membership@themmc.org.uk This is not a training event – belaying will be tested at the start of the sessions. You’re expected to bring your own shoes, harnesses, and if you prefer helmet. Please keep the next…

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May 2021

Social Walk: Epping Forest

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us on a social walk through Epping Forest! Date: Saturday 1st May 2021 Time: About 11:00 Start Location: Theydon Bois Underground Station Length: Approximately 6.6 - 7.5 miles. We may extend this if there is time or if we find a nice place to visit along the way! There are some bumpy parts and we're going through woodland, so please make sure to bring appropriate walking gear for mud and potentially a few steep bits. Pub: We have booked…

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Cancelled: Southern Sandstone

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Unfortunately due to the poor weather forecast, this climbing event has been cancelled. We are keeping an eye out for the weather for the 22nd and will keep interested persons updated. There's only so many ways one can refer to Harrison's or Bowles right? I've left the location name open, as I'm hoping we could hop over to Bowles so our newer and prospective members can try out a different location. Anyway, come along! Date: 15th May 2021 Location: Harrison's…

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June 2021

Social Walk: Saunderton via Bledlow Circular

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hello! We have another day walk being arranged. Please join us for a lovely day out walking, chatting, and taking in the countryside. This is a circular walk, therefore we aim to start and end at a public transport location. All details will be updated closer to the date, therefore please check back. Start Time: Approx. 11:00 Date: 5th June Start Location: Saunderton Station (for those travelling from public transport, the 09:53 service from London Marylebone will arrive at Saunderton…

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July 2021

Social Climb: Ardingly Sandstone

July 3 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bowles Rocks, Sandhill Lane, Eridge Green
Tunbridge Wells, TN3 9LW United Kingdom
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Otherwise known as Southern Sandstone, which is the local name for the Ardingly Sandstone of southeast England, a soft sandstone of Cretaceous age separating the Tunbridge Wells Sands from the overlying Grinstead Clay. OK, it's Bowles Rocks!  A great spot for people of all ages and abilities to climb, with convenient onsite facilities and parking.  Experienced climbers will be on hand to set up top roped routes for everyone to have a go on. Date: 3rd July 2021 Location: Bowles Rocks…

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