Gwent Mountaineering Club

Walk, scramble and climb with us

Evening Programme Summer 2017

Climbing (Wednesdays) and Walking (Thursdays) meets start at 7.00 p.m. unless otherwise stated.
  Climb / Walk Start Grid Ref Leader Pub Pub Grid Ref

MARCH 2017 See Evening Programme Winter 2016/2017
APRIL 2017
5 Climb Rock UK Summit Centre 166/171-ST102995 Trelewis CF46 6RD

6 Walk Goose & Cuckoo O13/161-SO291072 Sara Dickinson Goose & Cuckoo 161-SO291072
12 Climb Boulders Climbing Centre 151/171-ST208777 Cardiff CF24 2RZ

13 Walk Lady Hill / Gwehelog Common 152/171-SO375007 Roger Millett Cross Keys, Bridge St 161-SO375008
19 Climb Tirpentwys. Park at 171-SO255004 152/171-SO246001


20 Walk Table Mountain from Crickhowell car park O13/161-SO219184 Steve Warr The Bear 161-SO217050
26 Climb Wyndcliff Quarry O14/162-ST527974


27 Walk Beacon Hill, Trelleck (meet at free Forestry car park, CP on map) O14/162-SO510052 Roger Millett The Lion Inn 162-SO502055
MAY 2017
3 Climb Edwardsville 166/170-


4 Walk Cefn Onn Bluebells, from Lisvane & Thornhill station 154/171-ST179835 Helen Lewis Old Cottage 171-ST177837
10 Climb Woodcroft Quarry & Fly Wall O14/162-ST542958


11 Walk Y Domen Fawr, Ebbw Vale O13/161-SO170076 Jen Price Brewers Fayre 161-SO173074
17 Climb Gilwern Hill Crag X O13/161-SO236132


18 Walk Past Ruperra Castle to The Belvedere. Start Maen Llwyd car park. 152/171-ST201866 Pauline Jones Maen Llwyd 171-ST201866
24 Climb Symonds Yat O14/162-SO563159


25 Walk Sugar Loaf from Fro Car Park O13/161-SO292201 Trefor Beese The Crown Pantygelli 161-SO302179
31 Climb Morlais O12/160-SN047098


JUNE 2017
1 Walk Mynydd y Glog (navigation) O12/160-SN991114 Jeff Matthews Nant Du Lodge Hotel
160-SO002150
7 Climb Shorncliff O14/162-ST540995


8 Walk Mynydd Llanhilleth from Abersychan 152/171-SO269034 Liz Atkinson The Rising Sun 171-SO270043
14 Climb Trebanog 166/170-ST012905


15 Walk Pen Tir and Mynydd Llangorse from Cwmdu car park O13/161-SO180239 Mike Hoult Farmer's Arms 161-SO180238
21 Climb Shorncliff O14/162-ST540995


22 Walk Cwmyoy from Walkers' car park, Queen's Head O13/161-SO311322 Kath Taylor The Queen's Head 161-SO311322
28 Climb



29 Walk Sugar Loaf Fun Run, Mynydd Llanwenarth O13/161-SO268167 Trefor Beese Lamb and Flag 161-SO281152
JULY 2017
5 Climb Edwardsville 166/170-


6 Walk The Wye Valley from the Abbey car park, Tintern (SO 532 001) O14/162-SO532001 Pete Salenieks The Anchor Inn 162-SO532001
12 Climb Ogmore 151/170-SS869744 John Jones

13 Walk Lancaut Loop from Chepstow Castle 5 miles O14/162-ST535942 Pauline Jones & Carol Wright The Boat Inn 162-ST536942
19 Climb Wintours Leap O14/162-ST542958


20 Walk Mynydd Lan & Mynydd Islwyn from Wattsville 152/171-ST211915 Helen & Chris John Darren Inn, Risca 171-ST235913
26 Climb Taff's Well West 151/171-ST123827 John Jones

27 Walk The Grouse and Snipe from car park NE end Cwmcelyn Lakes O13/161-SO208087 Richard Dowle Queens Hotel, Blaina 161-S0201074
AUGUST 2017
2 Climb Gilwern Hill Crag X O13/161-SO236132


3 Walk The Skirrid from Skirrid car park on B4521(£3) O13/161-SO328164 Mike Medlicott The Plas Derwen 161-SO305130
9 Climb Penallta 166/171-ST138952


10 Walk Redbrook to Newland from Redbrook car park O14/162-SO536099 Dawn Brown The Boat 162-SO535098
16 Climb



17 Walk Cefn Coch Circuit from The Racehorse OL13 O13/161-SO216111 Mark Walters The Racehorse 161-SO216111
23 Climb Tirpentwys. Park at 171-SO255004 152/171-S0246001


24 Walk Pengenffordd from Upper Genffordd O13/161-SO172304 Barbara Prosser At Upper Genffordd 161-SO172304
30 Climb The Gap 166/170-SO080963


31 BBQ

Carol Wright

SEPT 2017
6 Climb Rock UK Summit Centre 166/171-ST102995 Trelewis CF46 6RD

7 Walk Pontypool Folly from Park Gates 152/171-SO285005 Carole Fereday Star Inn, Mamhilad 171-SO306033
13 Climb Boulders Climbing Centre 151/171-ST208777 Cardiff CF24 2RZ

14 Walk Tor y Foel O13/161-SO145199 Steve Lockwood Coach and Horses 161-SO145199
20 Climb Boulders Climbing Centre 151/171-ST208777 Cardiff CF24 2RZ

21 Walk Skirrid from Skirrid car park on B4521(£3) O13/161-SO328164 Ted Bumford Skirrid Inn 161-SO326207
27 Climb Boulders Climbing Centre 151/171-ST208777 Cardiff CF24 2RZ

28 Walk Mynydd Garn Wen 152/171-SO307046 Jo Dodd Horseshoe Inn 171-SO307046

Grid references indicate the OS 1:25000 / 1:50000 map sheets, followed by the OS grid reference.
Boulders Climbing Centre 151/171-ST208777 - St Catherines Park, Pengam Road, Cardiff CF24 2RZ.
Leaders - If unable to take a meet and cannot find a substitute leader, contact Keith Anderson if climbing event.
Members - Please contact leader for any information regarding meet. Check email if weather conditions could mean late change.