February 2022 Lake District – Agnes Spencer Hut, Patterdale

We were hoping for snow, with ice axes, crampons, helmets and warm gear all packed and ready. What we had was torrential rain, more torrential than I ever remember, and extremely high winds even at low elevation! Continue reading

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January 2022 Burns Meet Snowdonia – Deiniolen

Gloucester Mountaineering Club had allowed us to push back our Annual Burns booking from 2021 to this year due to the COVID pandemic.  After the 2020 virtual Burns weekend, we were determined to enjoy a MKMC traditional Burns weekend as possible Continue reading

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MKMC 2021 AGM Chair’s Report

In my Chair’s report, one year ago, I expressed hope and excitement that we as a Club would soon begin to return to the mountains, be with our tribe and behave like real mountaineers, unashamedly untethered from our mice, keyboards and devices. I optimistically promised that we would soon be returning to camping meets, and later, venturing back into the networks of huts, the club’s primary objective. Continue reading

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November 2021 Lake District – Low Hall Garth, Little Langdale

For November’s club meet we returned to Low Hall Garth, a lovely remote hut in Little Langdale. Continue reading

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