Welcome to GMC

Gwent Mountaineering Club (or GMC) is a group of friendly outdoor enthusiasts keen on all aspects of mountains and mountaineering. The club’s activities include hillwalking, scrambling, rock and ice climbing and general mountaineering. Based in South East Wales, we hold mid-weekly and weekend climbing and walking events, social events and trips around the UK and abroad throughout the year. 

For the opportunity to join like-minded people and make new friendships while improving your skills please contact John Jones or Jo Dodd to find out more or see our Facebook page ask us about one of our Taster Sessions for new members where you can come and find out about the club.

Up and Coming Meets (2021)**:

27th October – Wednesday climbing indoors* – Boulders, Cardiff

28th October – Thursday indoors – Three Alpine 4000m Peaks

31st October – Sunday Walk – Twyn Brynbychan Ridge from Trelewis

3rd November – Wednesday climbing indoors* – Rock UK, Trelewis

4th November – Thursday indoors – CPR Practical Demonstration

7th November – Sunday Walk – Dragon’s Back

* For indoor climbing pre-booking may be required.

**Ad hoc rock climbing and ice climbing meets are arranged subject to weather and climbing conditions and are arrange via our climbers email group.

If you are interested in either indoor or outdoor climbing and you are not on members’ climbers’ list please contact our membership secretary John Jones who can provide up-to-date details.

Full details of all meets appear on the events pages (Events dropdown on menu bar at top of this page).