Gwent Mountaineering Club

Walk, scramble and climb with us

Evening Programme Winter 2017/2018


Indoor Climbing meets every Wednesday at 7.00 p.m.
First Wednesday of month at Rock UK Summit Centre, Trelewis, other Wednesdays at Boulders climbing centre, Cardiff
Indoor meetings: Thursday 8.00 pm at Goytre Village Hall NP4 0AR (grid ref. 171-SO324046).
Night Walks start at 7.00 pm unless stated otherwise.

SEPTEMBER 2017 See  2017 Summer Evenings 

OCTOBER 2017
5 Mr Bean walks part of the GR10 Pyrenees Ray Barnett Goytre Village Hall
12 Night Walk Fan Fawr Summit from Storey Arms Nick & Jeff Matthews Storey Arms car park,
OL12/160 SN982202
19 Members' digital photos Peter Salenieks Goytre Village Hall
26 GMC Annual General Meeting
Goytre Village Hall

NOVEMBER 2017
2 Everest Trek Kay Beechey Goytre Village Hall
9 Night Walk Coedcae and Pontypool Folly from Pontypool Leisure Centre 152/171 SO285006 Steve Warr Open Hearth, Griffithstown
152/171 ST294986
16 12 Small things you might spy on the hill and
6 much larger ones that you ought to see but won't
Rei Brown Goytre Village Hall
23 Behind the Lens: Travel & Adventure Photography Tips Peter Salenieks Goytre Village Hall
30 Demonstration - First Aid St John Ambulance Goytre Village Hall

DECEMBER 2017
7 Annapurna Circuit Trek Dorian Thomas Goytre Village Hall
14 Christmas Meal Pauline Jones Junction 28, Newport
21 No Meeting

28 No Meeting


JANUARY 2018
4 MWIS - Mountain Weather Geoff Monk, Founder Goytre Village Hall
11 Dark sky gazing Nick Busby, Usk Astronomical Society Mountain Centre, Libanus
18 Navigation Tool Kit Talk - Compass Bearings & Some Nick & Jeff Matthews Goytre Village Hall
25 Flowers beneath your feet - A walk across the European watersheds of the Pyrenees and Alps. Stephen Marshall Goytre Village Hall

FEBRUARY 2018
1 Mountain days in the Swiss Alps Alex Hardisty Goytre Village Hall
8 Night Navigation - East & North Slopes of Fan Fawr Nick & Jeff Matthews Storey Arms car park,
OL12/160 SN982202
15 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Cardiff
22 Photographic competition (3 categories) Ken Prandy Goytre Village Hall

MARCH 2018
1 Quiz Night and Buffet Social Pauline, Carol, Helen, Chris Goytre Village Hall
8 Night Walk Sugarloaf
Porth y Parc, OL13/161 SO288166
15 Adventures Through the Lens: Stok Kangri Peter Salenieks Goytre Village Hall
22
Dave Beer Goytre Village Hall
29 Point Lenana (4985 meters) Mount  Kenya - off the cuff
Jeff Matthews
Goytre Village Hall

Grid references indicate the OS 1:25000 / 1:50000 map sheets, followed by the OS grid reference.