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
15


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


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
161-SO289328
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
161-SO218183
Peter Salenieks
24 Climb Symonds Yat 162-SO563159
30-31 Youlgreave YHA – Peak District
Carole Fereday
31 Climb Dinas Rock 160-SN912080
John Jones
AUGUST 2016
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
171-ST133956
Dawn Brown
14


19-21 Weekend Away in Beddgelert, Snowdonia
Alex Hardisty
21


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


SEPTEMBER 2016
4
Craig Cerrig Gleisiad and Fan Fawr from layby north of Storey Arms. 12 miles
160-SN977204
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
161-SO103205
Alex Hardisty
11


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
161-SO267251
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.