Gwent Mountaineering Club

Walk, scramble and climb with us

Weekend Programme Winter 2017/2018

Meets start at 10.00 am unless otherwise stated

Walk / Climb Start Grid Ref Leader
SEPTEMBER 2017   See  2017 Summer Weekends 
1 Mynydd Troed and Mynydd Llangorse from Castle Inn 9 miles
OL12/161 SO173296
Karen Blake
8 Beacons from Talybont Reservoir Dam OL12/160 SO103205 Peter Salenieks
15 The Waterfalls. Parking on roadside by chapel, Pontneddfechan 10 miles OL12/160 SN899075 Alex Hardisty
22 South from Llanthony Abbey 15 miles, 3800 ft of ascent OL13/161 SO288278 David Bingham
29 Llyn y fan Fach and Bannau Sir Gaer from Usk Bridge forest car park 11 miles OL12/160 SN821272 Jeff Matthews
5  Hatterall Ridge to Llanthony, Bal Mawr to Twyn y Gaer
  from car park N of Queen's Head pub 11 miles
OL12/161 S0301221 Havard Prosser
12 Mynydd Maen from Woodland Walk, Newbridge 10 miles 152/171 ST213967 Jen Price
19 Sugar Loaf circuit from Porth Y Parc car park, 10 miles with 2400ft ascent. OL13/161 SO288166 Tristan Blanchard
26 Llangorse circuit – Allt-y-Esgair, Mynydd Llangorse, Mynydd Troed OL12/161 SO128272 Keith Anderson
3 Gwar yr ystrad from north end of Pontscill Reservoir 11 miles OL12/160 SO054143 Steve Lockwood
10 Mynydd Myddfai via Usk Reservoir from Usk Bridge forest car park 9 miles OL12/160 SN821272 Jeff Matthews
17 Christmas Pudding Walk Llanbedr
Carole Fereday
24 No meeting

31 No meeting

7 Black Mountains from Capel y fin 10 miles OL13 SO255314 Trefor Beese
14 Beacons Winter Walking or Mountaineering Tba Dave Bingham

Volunteer leader needed
28 Cribarth, Carreg Goch, Disgwylfa and Sinc Giedd from Craig y Nos Country Park- 9 miles OL12/160 SN840155 Jeff Matthews

Volunteer leader needed

Volunteer leader needed
17-24 Ice climbing Oppdal, Norway

18 Weekend in Betws-y-Coed Youth Hostel, Swallow Falls OL17/115 SH764576 Carole Fereday
25 Penmoel allt, Garn Ddu and Cefn Cil Samws from pull in on A470 8 miles OL12/160 SO023085 John and Kath Singleton
MARCH 2018
4 Two Builth Wells Marilyns 11 miles 188/147 SO062518 Trefor Beese
10-17 Ski Trip, Trois Vallees (Les Menuires)
Roberta Cameron
11 Carn Claisfer and Duffryn Crawnon from Llangynidir 13 miles OL13/161 SO155195 Kay Beechey

Ted Bumford
25 Fforest Fawr from Ystradfellte Village 12 miles OL12/160 SN929134 Alex Hardisty
April 2018
7-14 Mountaineering Cannich, Scotland ?/26 NH340314 Keith Anderson
May 2018
25-28 Spring bank holiday weekend, Gaping Gill, Yorkshire Dales, Austwick Roberta Cameron, Dave Beer
It is essential to contact the Leader for weekend climbing trips
Grid references indicate the OS 1:25000 / 1:50000 map sheets, followed by the OS grid reference.