Meets

Participating in meets is what the club is all about. Meets are run by members, for members.

The club thrives by having members take an active interest in the meets that are run. To volunteer to steward a meet, or to suggest a new meet, please contact our meets secretary. The FAQ page offers advice on what to expect on a meet and guidelines for organising meets. Remember that if you have spotted potential for a new meet, the chances are high that others will also be interested!

To subscribe to the meets calendar on your smartphone, please use the URL: https://www.londonmountaineeringclub.com/icalendar/view_all

Alps Meet Saas Grund
1 Aug 2020 to 9 Aug 2020

We're basing ourselves in Saas Grund which has excellent access to many of the major peaks in the Valais Alps as well as lower level rock climbing and walking. Campsites, Lifts and Huts are currently open in the area.

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Martin Moran Alpine Club 4000m Peaks of the Alps
Valais Alps East - Selected Climbs , Alpine Club

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Cardinal Walk South: South Downs, Amberley–Burpham Loop
9 Aug 2020 to 10 Aug 2020

A day out in the South Downs. Starting at Amberley (direct trains from London Victoria) we will take an edifying walk along a part of the South Downs Way, before veering South-West to Harrow Hill, then onto to Wepham, and then Burpham, For those so inclined, we can stop for a refreshing beverage at the 17th Century George Inn before making the final 6km back to Amberley.

Total distance 19.5km, estimated time 5–6hrs.
Start from Amberley station at 11:00am

PS. Ignore the end date above — a system limitation means we need two dates — this is one day only on Sunday 9th August.

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Summer BBQ meet
14 Aug 2020 to 16 Aug 2020

Given the that hut may still be unavailable for use at this date, we are planning to organise this as a camping event.

The Welsh Government is expected to allow travellers from England into Wales in the next few weeks, and camping at commercial campsites is expected to be allowed from the first weekend in August. Therefore, we hope that, although we will not be able to go to he hut, we can at least have our barbecue amongst the mountains of Snowdonia.

We will be camping at the Dolgam Campsite (situated by the river between Betws-y-coed and Capel Curig. [https://www.dolgam-snowdonia.co.uk/camping] The fee will be £7 per person per night.

And finally, please consider how you will travel to this event. Even if we are now able to congregate in socially distant groups, we will still need to maintain distancing to and from meets.

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Cardinal Walk East: Epping Forest
15 Aug 2020 to 16 Aug 2020

A day hike in the wonderful Epping Forest.

Saturday, 15th August 2020.

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Family meet
21 Aug 2020 to 23 Aug 2020

A family friendly meet for those with little ones. Others also welcome!

Location to be decided. Probably Gower.

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Dolomites
28 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Long weekend in the Dolomites. Something for everyone from walking to via ferrata to epic multipitch climbing.

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Corsica
30 Aug 2020 to 6 Sep 2020

Corsica is an ideal destination for various activities, both sports and trad climbing, single pitch and long multi-pitch climbs, as well as lots of walking trails all completed with the snowy view of mountains.

The weather should still be warm enough at the end of August for outdoor acitivities but with reduced intensity of sun.

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We will be staying in the Monte Cinto area with close access to the climbing areas of Corti and Paglia Orba. Depending on the number, we will book a villa or spaces in a mountain hut.The closest airport is Bastia.

Flight:
Recommended flight for the meet is the easyJet flight from either Stansted or Gatwick to Bastia on Aug 30th morning and returning to Gatwick on Sep 6th, which is currently starts at around 120 GBP.

Flying out options:
easyJet, Stansted to Bastia, Aug 30th at 6:10am
easyJet, Gatwick to Bastia, Aug 30th at 6:15am

Flying in option:
easyJet, Bastia to Gatwick, Sep 6th at 10:05am
aircorsica, Bastia to Stansted, Sep 6th, 7:20am

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Fronwydyr Meet
4 Sep 2020 to 6 Sep 2020

The antidote to those back-to-school blues weekend.

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Fronwydyr booked by outside club
11 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

8 spaces booked by Vibram MC.

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Cardinal Walk West 2nd Edition
12 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

A day hike in the Wessex Downs / Southern Chilterns. Route TBD.

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South Devon
18 Sep 2020 to 20 Sep 2020

Something for everyone on the Beautiful South Devon coast

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Fronwydyr Meet
2 Oct 2020 to 4 Oct 2020

Autumn in the hills.

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Peak District
9 Oct 2020 to 11 Oct 2020

More grit!

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Fronwydyr Bonfire Meet
6 Nov 2020 to 8 Nov 2020

Bonfire night celebrations with fireworks.

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Morocco Anti-Atlas
21 Nov 2020 to 28 Nov 2020

A lifetime's worth of climbing at your fingertips. Staying at the magnificent Kasbah Tizourgane.

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Winter munro meet
3 Dec 2020 to 7 Dec 2020

Long weekend in Scotland walking up hills and enjoying stunning views or being wet, cold and hardy. Sign up and take a chance!

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Fronwydyr booked by outside club
12 Feb 2021 to 14 Feb 2021

12 spaces booked by Polaris MC.
4 loft spaces available for LMC members.

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Lakes District, Patterdale
16 Jul 2021 to 18 Jul 2021

Staying at the Agnes Spencer Hut in Patterdale.

There are 12 places in the hut, and the cost will be £22 for accommodation for 2 nights.

There are further places available in the nearby Patterdale YHA.

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