Coronavirus/COVID-19

The committee has been continually monitoring the situation with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 epidemic.  All of us in MKMC are missing the hills and mountains we love.  We have suspended club trips because of the various Lockdowns.  However, with England moving to stage 2 of the Roadmap out of Lockdown from 12th April.  We are eagerly awaiting stage 3 from 17th May, at the earliest, when all accommodation will open and club trips can start again.  We are eagerly awaiting the start of Stage 3 and are currently planning to organise our first trip, to the Peak District, watch this space . . . . . . . .

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January 2021 Burns Meet – Virtual !

January see the year start with the very popular Burn’s Meet, for winter fun and a traditional Burns dinner.  We are all fed up after almost a year without a big gathering so weren’t going to let a little global pandemic stop us from getting together for this weekend.  Alan W had planed: A, B & C all were hatched as the situation evolved.  Plan D was dodgy!  We ended up on Plan Z – Zoom.  Continue reading

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MKMC 2020 AGM Chair’s Report

Thank you Louie for nominating me to be on the committee last year.  Also thank you COVID for spoiling our fun!  However, as much as we’ve all missed our trips and usual life this year I have noticed how much members have come together and connected in many ways due to the fact that so much was taken from us in 2020.  Some of us have been on trips, some have climbed, some have done mountaineering, some have done fantastic challenges, so it hasn’t all been negative.  Continue reading

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COVID Camping

How can you camp during the COVID-19 outbreak without braking the government guidelines? Well two members show us how to do it, at opposite ends of the camping spectrum . . . . Continue reading

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