Gwent Mountaineering Club

Walk, scramble and climb with us

Weekend Programme Summer 2016

Meets start at 10.00 am unless otherwise stated

Walk / Climb Start Grid Reference Leader
APRIL 2016
2-9 Ullapool, Scotland general mountaineering
Keith Anderson
10 Walk Cheddar – 12 miles 182-ST461539 Steve Ashman
10 Climb Edwardsville 170-
17 The Cat's Back and Caswall Priory – 10 miles OL13 161-SO288328 Jen Price
17 Climb Shorncliff 162-ST540995
23-24 The Roaches
Martin Skinner
24 40K for 40 years–Start Llanbedr at 9 am–Ascent 4800 ft 161-SO234202 Dave Bingham
MAY 2016
1 Llangynidr-Chartist Cave- Tor y Foel. Distance 12 miles. 161-SO155196 Martin Palmer
3-14 Sardinia Cala Gonone climbing and walking
Alan Clouth
8 Pen y Fan Roundabout 160-SO056175 Steve Lockwood
8 Climb Shorncliff 162-ST540995
15 Llangorse Lake Circuit – 12.5 miles 161–SO128273 Carole Fereday

22 Sarn Helen/Fan Gyhirych/Fan Nedd – 11.5 miles – Meet Penwyllt    CANCELLED DUE TO VELATHON WALES
160–SN853153 Jeff Matthews
22 Climbing Gower
John Crossan
28-30 South Pembroke Bosherston Bank Holiday Tides average
Martin Skinner
29 Walk from Craig y Nos Country Park – 10 miles 160-SN840155 Alan Bowring
JUNE 2016
5 From Ystradfellte Car Park – 15 miles 160-SN929134 Alex Hardisty
5 Climb Wintours Leap 162-ST542958
Sat 11 40th Anniversary Dinner
The Old Rectory Hotel Llangattock, Crickhowell.

Peter Salenieks
12 40th Anniversary Celebration Walk from Crickhowell
161-SO218183 Peter Salenieks
12 Climb Llangattock, Pinnacle Bay/Craig y Castell
Keith Anderson
19 40th Anniversary celebration – fancy dress/picnic – Pen y Fan

19 N Wales Ogwen
John Jones

26 Climb Shorncliff 162-ST540995 John Crossan
JULY 2016
3 Ridges/Tops/Sink Holes OL12 160-SN848172 Liz Atkinson
3 Climb Wintours Leap 162-ST542958
10 Black Mountains from Cat's Back car park - 11 miles
Havard Prosser
10 Climb Wyndcliff 162-ST527974
16-17 Anglesey Gogarth tides ok
John Jones
17 3 Castles Walk – 20 miles – start 9.30 am from Skenfrith Car Pak 161-SO457202 Ted Bumford
24 Walk Foothills of the Black Mountains from Crickhowell
Peter Salenieks
24 Climb Symonds Yat 162-SO563159
30-31 Youlgreave YHA – Peak District
Carole Fereday
31 Climb Dinas Rock 160-SN912080
John Jones
7 Fan Frynych from Storey Arms OL12 160-SN983203 Liz Atkinson
7 Climb South Pembroke Bosherston Tides good
Gareth Roberts
14 Llanfabon, Ffos-yr-Haidal, Mynydd Eglwysilan from Penallta Community Park. 10 miles
Dawn Brown

19-21 Weekend Away in Beddgelert, Snowdonia
Alex Hardisty

28 Sugar Loaf Circular – 12 miles from Abergavenny LC Car Park – 12 miles 161-SO298152 Kath Taylor

Craig Cerrig Gleisiad and Fan Fawr from layby north of Storey Arms. 12 miles
Kay Beechey
4 Climb Dyfryn Woods Crag (new venue) 170-SS727999
10-17 Club Trip to the Dolomites
Roberta Cameron
11 Talybont Reservoir circular, 13 miles starting from Talybont Reservoir Dam
Alex Hardisty

17-18 Gower Climbing Festival
John Crossan
18 Llanbedr Horseshoe – 16 miles Start Llanbedr at 9 am 161-SO234202 Trefor Beese
24-25 Climb North Wales Slate
John Jones
25 Grwyne Fawr circular, 14 miles starting from car park at Cadwgan
Tristan Blanchard
It is essential to contact the Leader for weekend climbing trips
NOTE: Grid references indicate the OS Landranger map sheet, followed by the OS grid reference.