Gwent Mountaineering Club

Walk, scramble and climb with us

Weekend Programme Winter 2016/2017

Meets start at 10.00 am unless otherwise stated

Walk / Climb Start Grid Reference Leader
2 Cotswolds - A Double Anniversary, 11 miles from The Chipping car park, Wotton-under-Edge 162-ST756931 Peter Salenieks

16 Black Mountains from Blaen-y-cwm, 12 miles 161-SO253285 Trefor Beese
23 4 Peaks and Chartist's Cave, 20 miles, 4500ft. 9am start on B4558. 161-SO112227 Dave Bingham
30 Corn Du and Northern Escarpment of Brecon Beacons, from the south (Neuadd Horshoe), 11.5 miles 160-SO056176 Havard Prosser
6 Northern Escarpment (Fan y Big) and Corn Du in Brecon Beacons, from the north Cwmgwdi, 11 miles 160-SO024248 Tristan Blanchard
13 Pen Allt Mawr & Crug Mawr, 12 miles from West of Llanbedr 161-SO234202 Kay Beechey
20 Cribarth and a lonely trig from Craig y Nos Country Park 160-SN840155 Jeff Matthews
27 Seven Summits of the Beacons, 13 miles from layby, Glyn Tarell 160-SN978240 Keith Anderson
4 Two ridges around Ewyas, Black Mountains, from Llanthony Priory. 11 miles 161-SO288278 Tristan Blanchard
11 Mynydd Maen from Mountain Air Car Park, Upper Cwmbran 12 miles Explorer 152 171-ST277980 Alex Hardisty
18 Nearly the 40th Christmas Pudding walk from Keepers Pond 8 miles
161-SO254107 Sara Dickinson and friends
25 No meeting
1 No meeting

8 A Hump and a Tump (Cadair Fawr and Mynydd-y-glog), 12 miles Llywn-on Resvoir (west side of dam)
Alex Hardisty
15 Circumnavigation of Crug Mawr from Ty'n y Llwyn farm (where we have permission to park) 9 Miles OL13
Alan Clouth
22 Birthday walk, Fan Brycheiniog and Fan Hir, from Craig-y-Nos Country Park car park 10-11 miles
Nick Matthews
29 Llyn y Fan Fawr, gully and Bannau Sir Gaer from Pont 'ar Wysg
Jeff Matthews

12 Fforest Fawr, South, from Penwyllt car park
Jeff Matthews
17-19 YHA Castleton, 17-19th Feb 119-SK149828 Rob Cameron, Dave Beer
18-25 Ice climbing, Oppdal, Norway
John Jones
26 Sugar Loaf, 10 miles from Abergavenny Leisure Centre Car Park
Kath Taylor
MARCH 2017
5 Arthur's Stone, Gower, from Penmaen 11.5 miles 159-SS531888 Alex Hardisty
12 Waun Rydd from Pencelli Layby, 12 miles 161-SO094247 Tristan Blanchard
19 Mynydd Maen from Newbridge, meet at start of Woodland Drive. 10 miles Explorer 152.
Jen Price
26 Devil's Pulpit, Chepstow and St Arvans from Tintern Abbey car park. 12 miles 162-SO532001
Ted Bumford
30-2 High House, Borrowdale
Alex Hardisty
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.