Not the September Meet – Alpkit’s Big Shakeout

Not planned as a MKMC meet but three members and their families joined up with two families from Big Rock’s Youth Academy at Alpkit’s Big Shakeout Festival in the Peak District.   Continue reading

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September Meet – Glencoe

This slightly longer meet based itself at the Alex Mac hut in Onich at the entrance to Loch Leven, 20 minutes from GlenCoe and Fort William.  It’s a great BMC/SMC hut which is available for clubs and individual members to book with good facilities and heating!  It’s named after Alex MacIntyre, a pioneering big wall mountain climber who lost his life aged 28 on Annapurna. Continue reading

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July Meet – Great Langdale, Lake District

Friday 27th July

Four brave adventurers headed north on Friday Graham, Lizzy and Alan W during the day and Juan in the evening. We were in the far field and as Alan W arrived he saw Lizzy’s colourful tent and Graham waving. We’ll miss your tent Lizzy now it’s gone to the great campground in the sky!

Friday was such a lovely evening cooking at the tents and making plans to climb on Pavey Ark, which we could see from the tents. As darkness was settling in out of the gloom walked the familiar figure of Juan. Continue reading

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May Meet – Petruth Paddocks, Cheddar Gorge

The weekend had an unpromising start with heavy rain during the drive to Cheddar and also on Saturday morning.  Continue reading

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