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Peak district new members

A Quick Peak Hope springs eternal – but the showers are time limited. Our annual introductory meet for new and prospective members took place over a weekend of mixed weather. Not ‘mixed’ in the ‘a bag of mixed nuts’ sense – sure you may prefer cashews but peanuts are ok, […]

Lakes in may 2019

Lakes in May 2019

The Borrowdale Road tip-toes south from Keswick in an oblique curve that skims the edge of the silver oval of Derwentwater before nestling itself unobtrusively in the foot of the Borrowdale Valley. The gentle sight of lolloping lambs enjoying their rich green pasture is then set against the backdrop of […]

Wales Panorama 2019

North Wales 2019

A meet for all seasons This year the club pitched up at the Snowdon Base Camp near Rhyd Ddu. This is a comfortable, well-appointed site in an attractive location by a mirror-grey lake and burbling stream that runs along the base of Wales’ loftiest peak. The toilet paper was very […]

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Easter in Cornwall 2019

West is best…Easter in Cornwall Crowded House famously sang “everywhere you go, you always take the weather”. Well, many thanks to whoever in the MMC brought the wall-to-wall (should that be crag-to-crag?) sunshine to Cornwall for the four-day weekend. If anything, it might have been too hot…the walkers elected to […]

Brecons 2019 – hiking in the spring sunshine!

A group of four lucky people made up of Jules, Sarah, Cara and Gemma chose the sunniest and warmest weather in mid-February for a wonderful weekend away in the Brecon Beacons in South Wales. Leaving London at 4.30pm on the Friday afternoon meant that they were well ahead of the […]