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New Year’s Meet in Morocco

Morocco offers the full range of sport and trad climbing to suit all abilities.  Highly recommended destination for those looking to get away for a short break. Large choice of single pitch roadside crags to long multi pitch adventure days.  Day 1 – Arrival Chris, Joe, Michael and Nick formed the […]

North Wales Meet winter 2018

We stayed at the excellent Boulder Adventures house in Llanberis.  During the week David had floated the idea of a bit of mountaineering, anxious as he was to avoid faffing and wasted time and daylight on Saturday morning. Rhona, Nick, Simon, Richard, Will, Helena and Anna were hooked.  A reasonably […]

Dinner Meet Castleton November 2017

Robin’s rules of Dinner Meet Organisation … misunderstandings and neglect create more confusion in this world than trickery and malice. (Goethe) And so it came my turn to organise the MMC annual dinner meet. The Peak district town of Castleton chosen for its delightful caves, wonderful YHA accommodation and pub […]

Wye Valley autumn 2017

YHA Welsh Bicknor is at the bottom of a wooded escarpement accessed by a steep narrow track which gave most drivers especially David with his bloated van the collywobbles.  Some camped but most stayed in the well appointed mansion. Undaunted by the closure of Lydbrook footbridge the climbers found their […]

Dartmoor summer 2017

We enjoyed three days of wall to wall sunshine on the August Bank Holiday weekend! On Saturday Harry led a big walk on the hills and moorlands around Widecombe-in-the-Moor.  Harry was joined by Ian, Sarah, William, Paolo and Jasmin.  There was much to admire: magnificent moorlands, great views from the […]

Italian Dolomites summer trip 2017

July 2017 Scroll down for: High altitude hikers’ account of part of the Alta Vista 2 route below. See also the Gallery for stunning photos: Climbing The Marylebone mountaineers arrived at Camping Colfosco in the Dolomites to torrential rain and thunderstorms. While Sarah and Nicholas were trekking for six days […]