Hertfordshire Mountaineering Club

News

This a list of club news published by the committee. It is organised by category, you may go directly to the recent news, or categories by clicking the links over on the right (or at the bottom for portrait tablets and smartphones). We hope you find the news interesting and informative.

Climbing

HMC Group Membership for High Sports (-St.Albans Climbing Wall)

  Hi Everyone. Just to let you know that the HMC now has a group membership for High Sports. They kindly have given the club this years membership free! This means anyone who shows their valid HMC card at any High Sports or Climb London will get the group discount rate (the price varies at different […]

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Crux

HMC – May 2016 Club Update – Can you feel the Force?

Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Dear HMC Members May the fourth be with you. Yes this is your HMC May 2016 update on Star Wars day! Just don’t mention Jar Jar. HMC News in Brief…. The HMC had a cold and snowy trip to Wales in April (see the cracking pictures and spot the […]

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Events

HMC Update July 2017

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your July 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went Swannage in June The Lake District gets UNESCO status – see the BMC news report here Next pub social is on Tuesday 25 July at the Three Horseshoes from 8:30. Where have we been lately? In June we went to Swannage to enjoy some […]

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HMC March 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your March 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Black Mountains in south Wales in February Membership renewals for the new 2017 season is open until end of March Our next trip is to Snowdonia National Park on 24/25 March to help celebrate Eddie’s 80th birthday The AGM is […]

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HMC – February 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your February 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Lake District in January Membership renewals for the new 2017 season – renew by 15th February to get your BMC ‘Summit’ magazine Our next trip is to the Black Mountains, south Wales on 11/12 February. Don’t forget to book […]

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HMC January 2017 Update (Supplemental)

Dear HMC members Just a quick update on the upcoming HMC events where spaces have been increased due to popularity and of course our January pub social is just around the corner. HMC Social at the Three Horseshoes from 8:30pm – Tuesday 31 January – Collect your new HMC membership card! We have our first social […]

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HMC Update – August 2016

Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Dear HMC Members HMC News in Brief…. The HMC went to Hardhurst Farm in June to sample the delights of the Peak District The HMC went to the Lake District Wasdale Valley for the early August camping trip The BMC has controversially changed its name to Climb […]

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HMC – May 2016 Club Update – Can you feel the Force?

Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Dear HMC Members May the fourth be with you. Yes this is your HMC May 2016 update on Star Wars day! Just don’t mention Jar Jar. HMC News in Brief…. The HMC had a cold and snowy trip to Wales in April (see the cracking pictures and spot the […]

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AGM – Tuesday 19 April 2016

Dear HMC members The Annual General Meeting has been called for Tuesday 19 April, starting at 7:30pm. The venue is Cotswold in St Albans. The minutes of the 2015 AGM have been uploaded to the AGM section of the website and can be viewed by clicking here. As usual, the AGM will look back at […]

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HMC – January 2016 Club Update

 Dear HMC members Welcome to 2016! We are just a few weeks into the New Year and we’ve already had a brilliant event in Seathwaite, Lake District. On the hills, our little group of mountaineers found some white stuff despite having one of the mildest Decembers on record. Some pictures below:   Brasher Socks for […]

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HMC – Merry Christmas and a Happy New ‘HMC’ Year

Dear HMC members HMC – Christmas Pub Social – 8pm, Saturday 19 December – Ye Olde Fighting Cocks – St Albans Before we all settle into our festive holidays, tucking into mince pies and turkey dinners, there will be the opportunity for HMC members to meet up one last time before the New Year to […]

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The HMC – November 2015 – News and Events

Dear HMC Members In the theme of Game of Thrones – ‘Winter is coming’. In fact its practically on our doorstep. Anyone following the HMC twitter account (@hertsMC) will see that poeple around the country are posting images of snow capped mountains. As a mountaineering club, its time to dig out that ice axe and […]

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HMC – September Wales Trip to Tan-Yr-Wyddfa – this coming weekend

Dear HMC members Tan Yr Wyddfa Hut – Rhyd Ddu – North Wales – 18 September to 20 September – Book Now! This weekend is the HMC trip to Tan Yr Wyddfa, a mountaineering hut in Snowdonia at Rhyd Ddu. This is a last call for any members wishing to go on the trip to […]

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HMC Update – Upcoming Events, Trips and Socials

Dear HMC We’ve had a fantastic trip to the Italian Dolomites over July. Several members got to the top of the ‘Queen of the Dolomites’, the Marmalada with its shining glacier and precipitous spires. We’ve also had a trip to the Peak District, camping at Hardhurst Farm providing good opportunity for good walks around Kinder and/or climbing around Stannage.   […]

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HMC Social & Sir Ranulph Finnes

Dear HMC Members Sir Ranulph Finnes comes to St Albans this Thursday ‘Speakers from the Edge brings living legend, Sir Ranulph Fiennes to St Albans this week. Officially ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’ – is bringing his new ‘audience with…’ style theatre presentation, A Life at the Limits, to the Alban Arena, St. Alban’s, on Thursday, […]

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HMC – Lake District – Baysbrown Farm – 19 June to 21 June

Dear HMC members This is just a quick message for our upcoming trip to the Lake District on 19 June to Baysbrown Farm. If the recent warm weather is anything to go by then this camping trip looks set to be a good one. Located deep in the heart of the fabulous Great Langdale Valley […]

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HMC June 2015 Update

Dear HMC Since our last update we have had a brilliant trip to the Isle of Purbeck in May with lots of sea cliff climbing despite a wet Sunday. Here are some images on Facebook taken by one of our new members. Thanks Przemek. The upcoming HMC events are listed below. Dolomites Summer Trip Meeting – […]

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HMC – Spring Update

Dear HMC Members Clocks went forward last night so it can mean only one thing. Longer daylight on the hills as summer approaches. Its still worth taking a headtorch if you are planning a long day out though – just in case. Our trip to the Hertfordshire Snowdonia Hut was a great success, with great […]

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HMC – Snowdonia (Friday 20 March) & Easter Glen Coe (2nd April) Events

Dear HMC Members There are quite a few events coming up over the coming weeks including two HMC trips to Snowdonia and Glen Coe over the Easter break. We have a few places left for the Snowdonia trip so there is plenty of opportunity to book yourself on before this Friday. Don’t forget that those members of the committee […]

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HMC February Update 2.1

Dear HMC Members Following on from the February club update, the following is the details of the Annual Dinner at the Herts Snowdonia Hut and the AGM with dates and times confirmed. Hertfordshire Snowdonia Centre – HMC Annual Dinner – 20th – 22nd March As you know the Annual Dinner this year is being held at […]

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HMC – Monthly Update – February 2015

Dear HMC member Our Lake District HMC members, Kevin & Yen will be in St Albans this coming Saturday (14 February) from 5pm at the Peahen. Feel free to pop along and catch up before they head back up to the Lake District, lucky people. HMC Pub Social – Tuesday 24 February 2015 – The Three […]

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HMC – January 2015 – Update

Dear HMC members Happy New Year – Welcome to 2015 I hope that you have had a fabulous Christmas and very happy New Year celebrations and are ready for a season of great events that have been lined up for all HMC members starting with a wintery Peak District trip to Castleton at the end […]

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HMC – December Update

 Dear HMC Members Christmas Dinner Weekend – Eyam YHA – Friday 12 December Our annual Christmas meal in December is fast approaching so now is the time to make sure you’ve got your place and have submitted your meal options to outdoormeets@thehmc.co.uk. There are few places left so make sure you book on today. This year the HMC have […]

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HMC – November 2.1 Update – Christmas Meal & More

Dear HMC Members We have lots of good stuff coming up over the next few weeks including the culmination of 2014 with our annual Christmas trip. HMC – Slide Show – 18 November – St Albans Cotswold 7:30pm Come and join us at our annual slide show and see some of the varied trips and […]

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HMC Ski Trip – March 2015

Dear HMC Members HMC SKI TRIP march 14th-21st 2015 A part of the calendar of events for 2015, HMC member, Gary Bebb is offering to arrange a week’s ski trip to the French Alps in March to HMC members. The proposed event would see a HMC trip to the Ski Chalet La Source, located in […]

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Having problem booking onto events?

Intro There have been a few emails from members lately where they have had difficulty booking onto events.  In each case the cause was the same, so I thought I’d share a bit of information to help others avoid these pitfalls. The cause was that they were not logged in. Login You must be logged into […]

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Improvements to the events pages

Events The most popular requests that I’ve seen seem to be “Can I filter the repeating climbing events from the upcoming events page, as I can’t see the events I want to book onto?”.  Up until now the answer had been no, because of the way the events were setup.  However I have made some […]

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Phil Whitehurst, Vanoise, French Alps

Book onto Events

With all the repeating weekly events it can sometimes be hard to find the club event you want to book onto. Now previous advice has been to use the search facility to find the event you want. Great as the search functionality is; I wondered if I could make it a bit easier for you […]

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Phil Whitehurst, Vanoise, French Alps

Booking guests on a meet event

It is possible when you place your booking to include a space for a guest. This is limited to one guest as primarily spaces are for club members. To do this you need to visit the actual event page.

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News

HMC Update October 2017

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your July 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Lake District in October Next pub social is on Tuesday 31 October at the Three Horseshoes from 8:30. Book your place for Bangers & Mash in Snowdonia Upcoming HMC Events: HMC Social at the Three Horseshoes from 8:30pm – Tuesday 31 October The […]

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HMC Update July 2017

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your July 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went Swannage in June The Lake District gets UNESCO status – see the BMC news report here Next pub social is on Tuesday 25 July at the Three Horseshoes from 8:30. Where have we been lately? In June we went to Swannage to enjoy some […]

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HMC June 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your June 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Lake District for the Spring bank holiday The ACC(UK) has issued a call for action to protect Welsh National Parks like Snowdonia (action required by 6 June to register your support) Next pub social is on Tuesday 27 June at the Three Horseshoes […]

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HMC May 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your May 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Glen Coe in Scotland over the Easter break and also went to Pembroke over the early May bank holiday Our next trip is to Patterdale in the Lake District at the end of May Next pub social is on Tuesday […]

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HMC April 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your April 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Snowdonia in March Dave Williams has been awarded the coveted HMC tankard for being awarded member of the year The HMC AGM was held on 4 April Our next trip is to Glen Coe over Easter External Event on […]

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HMC March 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your March 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Black Mountains in south Wales in February Membership renewals for the new 2017 season is open until end of March Our next trip is to Snowdonia National Park on 24/25 March to help celebrate Eddie’s 80th birthday The AGM is […]

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HMC – February 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your February 2017 club update News in Brief The HMC went to the Lake District in January Membership renewals for the new 2017 season – renew by 15th February to get your BMC ‘Summit’ magazine Our next trip is to the Black Mountains, south Wales on 11/12 February. Don’t forget to book […]

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HMC January 2017 Update (Supplemental)

Dear HMC members Just a quick update on the upcoming HMC events where spaces have been increased due to popularity and of course our January pub social is just around the corner. HMC Social at the Three Horseshoes from 8:30pm – Tuesday 31 January – Collect your new HMC membership card! We have our first social […]

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HMC January 2017 Update

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your January 2017 club update Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Christmas has been and gone and its been a mild December, however, there is snow and ice on the hills so ensure that you have your winter gear all primed and ready. Our Christmas trip to […]

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HMC Update – December 2016

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your December club update Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Christmas is upon us and that means the Christmas party season is here. Grab your gladrags for the HMC Christmas meal at Hartington Hall this weekend. Christmas also means that we are rapidly approaching the end […]

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HMC Update – October 2016

Dear HMC Members Welcome to your October club update Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  HMC News in brief The HMC went to Edale, in the Peak District in September Eddie’s plans another Sunday Walk – see what he has planned and how to join in. See what events we have planned for […]

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HMC Update – September 2016

Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Dear HMC Members HMC News in Brief…. The HMC went to Pembroke during the August Bank Holiday Eddie’s Sunday Walks returns – see what he has planned and how to join in. Check out exciting events this weekend at the Royal Geographic Society including […]

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HMC Update – August 2016

Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Dear HMC Members HMC News in Brief…. The HMC went to Hardhurst Farm in June to sample the delights of the Peak District The HMC went to the Lake District Wasdale Valley for the early August camping trip The BMC has controversially changed its name to Climb […]

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HMC – Club Update – June 2016

Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Dear HMC Members HMC News in Brief…. The HMC went to Cornwall for the Spring Bank Holiday and had a great weekend. See what the group got up to below. The HMC Magazine CRUX was released last month – download your copy here – […]

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HMC – May 2016 Club Update – Can you feel the Force?

Follow us on Twitter: @HertsMC Sign Up to our Facebook page  Dear HMC Members May the fourth be with you. Yes this is your HMC May 2016 update on Star Wars day! Just don’t mention Jar Jar. HMC News in Brief…. The HMC had a cold and snowy trip to Wales in April (see the cracking pictures and spot the […]

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HMC – April 2016 Update

Dear HMC Members This is your club update for April 2016. We had an excellent trip to Aviemore this Easter with eight members hitting the Munros in the Cairngorm National Park. The weather, while changeable was generally good and allowed us to get out onto the hills including ascents of snow capped Ben Macdui, Cairngorm, […]

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AGM – Tuesday 19 April 2016

Dear HMC members The Annual General Meeting has been called for Tuesday 19 April, starting at 7:30pm. The venue is Cotswold in St Albans. The minutes of the 2015 AGM have been uploaded to the AGM section of the website and can be viewed by clicking here. As usual, the AGM will look back at […]

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HMC March Event Update

Dear HMC Members Spring has arrived and the great thaw is on its way, but there should still be on some snow and ice on the hills for a while yet. Snowdonia lived up to its name when the HMC had their February trip to Cyn Dyli Hut during a weekend of fierce weather thanks to a long and continuing weather […]

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HMC – January 2016 Club Update

 Dear HMC members Welcome to 2016! We are just a few weeks into the New Year and we’ve already had a brilliant event in Seathwaite, Lake District. On the hills, our little group of mountaineers found some white stuff despite having one of the mildest Decembers on record. Some pictures below:   Brasher Socks for […]

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HMC – Merry Christmas and a Happy New ‘HMC’ Year

Dear HMC members HMC – Christmas Pub Social – 8pm, Saturday 19 December – Ye Olde Fighting Cocks – St Albans Before we all settle into our festive holidays, tucking into mince pies and turkey dinners, there will be the opportunity for HMC members to meet up one last time before the New Year to […]

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The HMC – November 2015 – News and Events

Dear HMC Members In the theme of Game of Thrones – ‘Winter is coming’. In fact its practically on our doorstep. Anyone following the HMC twitter account (@hertsMC) will see that poeple around the country are posting images of snow capped mountains. As a mountaineering club, its time to dig out that ice axe and […]

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Annual Slideshow evening at Cotswolds St Albans Tuesday 24th November – Cancelled

Hi All, Following on from the email broadcast last week regarding the slideshow evening, I have had only responses from two members prepared to make presentations. I thought it only fair  at this stage (Thursday morning) to to let the staff at Cotswold know and cancel the evening. Regards PH

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Annual Slideshow evening at Cotswolds St Albans Tuesday 24th November

Hi All, Since the email broadcast last week regarding the slideshow evening, I have not had any response from any members who would like to make a presentation and share their adventures with the club members. If you would like to participate with a short talk and presentation please let me know asap. If I don’t hear […]

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HMC Annual Slideshow – IMPORTANT – date changed to Tuesday 24th November 2015

Hi All, I messed up on the date for this event, so it has now been changed to a week later, the 24th. Please come along to see presentations from club members showing what they have been up to this year and sharing past adventures. If you would like to contribute please let me know, […]

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HMC Meet – Peak District – Roaches Bunk House 9th-11th October

Dear HMC Members Roaches Bunkhouse Meet – 9-11 October This coming weekend, the HMC has booked accommodation in the fantastic Roaches Bunkhouse located in the Peak District. “The Bunkhouse – Hostel is located at the foot of the famous Roaches, a formation of rocks stretching for approximatly 3 miles with magnificent views over Tittesworth reservoir. It is […]

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HMC – September Wales Trip to Tan-Yr-Wyddfa – this coming weekend

Dear HMC members Tan Yr Wyddfa Hut – Rhyd Ddu – North Wales – 18 September to 20 September – Book Now! This weekend is the HMC trip to Tan Yr Wyddfa, a mountaineering hut in Snowdonia at Rhyd Ddu. This is a last call for any members wishing to go on the trip to […]

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The HMC – September 2015 News & Update

Dear HMC Members In August we have had two good trips; one to the much loved  Robertson Lamb Hut, Great Langdale Valley in the Lake District and one to Pembroke for some fantastic sea cliff climbing. Not sure how much climbing got done with the unsettled weather but hopefully the guys who went got some […]

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HMC Update – Upcoming Events, Trips and Socials

Dear HMC We’ve had a fantastic trip to the Italian Dolomites over July. Several members got to the top of the ‘Queen of the Dolomites’, the Marmalada with its shining glacier and precipitous spires. We’ve also had a trip to the Peak District, camping at Hardhurst Farm providing good opportunity for good walks around Kinder and/or climbing around Stannage.   […]

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HMC Social & Sir Ranulph Finnes

Dear HMC Members Sir Ranulph Finnes comes to St Albans this Thursday ‘Speakers from the Edge brings living legend, Sir Ranulph Fiennes to St Albans this week. Officially ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’ – is bringing his new ‘audience with…’ style theatre presentation, A Life at the Limits, to the Alban Arena, St. Alban’s, on Thursday, […]

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HMC – Crux Magazine

Dear HMC members CRUX Jacqui Deakin has kindly offered to edit the next edition of CRUX magazine, the HMC’s dedicated publication, written by members for members. Jacqui is would like to request any contributions to the next edition in the form of articles, trip reports, photos, gear reviews and anything that explores what we love about the […]

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HMC – Lake District – Baysbrown Farm – 19 June to 21 June

Dear HMC members This is just a quick message for our upcoming trip to the Lake District on 19 June to Baysbrown Farm. If the recent warm weather is anything to go by then this camping trip looks set to be a good one. Located deep in the heart of the fabulous Great Langdale Valley […]

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HMC June 2015 Update

Dear HMC Since our last update we have had a brilliant trip to the Isle of Purbeck in May with lots of sea cliff climbing despite a wet Sunday. Here are some images on Facebook taken by one of our new members. Thanks Przemek. The upcoming HMC events are listed below. Dolomites Summer Trip Meeting – […]

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HMC – May 2015 Update

Dear HMC Since our last update we have had two very successful trips. The fully subscribed Glen Coe trip over Easter saw our HMC members exploring the Aonach Eagach ridge and the CMD arete of Ben Nevis. More recently we had the Northumberland camping trip over the Bank Holiday which had some changeble weather conditions but our hardy members got out and […]

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Club AGM Reminder

Just a quick reminder that the Club’s AGM is tomorrow evening (Tuesday) at Cotswold Outdoors, St. Albans starting at 7.30pm. Hope to see as many members as possible Paul H Chair

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Update Monday 30th March 9.00am re Easter Meet

This event is now fully booked PH

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HMC – Spring Update

Dear HMC Members Clocks went forward last night so it can mean only one thing. Longer daylight on the hills as summer approaches. Its still worth taking a headtorch if you are planning a long day out though – just in case. Our trip to the Hertfordshire Snowdonia Hut was a great success, with great […]

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HMC – Snowdonia (Friday 20 March) & Easter Glen Coe (2nd April) Events

Dear HMC Members There are quite a few events coming up over the coming weeks including two HMC trips to Snowdonia and Glen Coe over the Easter break. We have a few places left for the Snowdonia trip so there is plenty of opportunity to book yourself on before this Friday. Don’t forget that those members of the committee […]

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HMC – March 2015 – Monthly Update

Dear HMC Members Our first two events for 2015 have had a full turn out which is excellent considering it is the cold winter months. The Castleton trip in January saw our intrepid HMC members facing full mountain winter conditions as a load of snow was dumped on the Dark Peak a couple of days […]

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HMC February Update 2.1

Dear HMC Members Following on from the February club update, the following is the details of the Annual Dinner at the Herts Snowdonia Hut and the AGM with dates and times confirmed. Hertfordshire Snowdonia Centre – HMC Annual Dinner – 20th – 22nd March As you know the Annual Dinner this year is being held at […]

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HMC – Monthly Update – February 2015

Dear HMC member Our Lake District HMC members, Kevin & Yen will be in St Albans this coming Saturday (14 February) from 5pm at the Peahen. Feel free to pop along and catch up before they head back up to the Lake District, lucky people. HMC Pub Social – Tuesday 24 February 2015 – The Three […]

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HMC – January Update 2.1

Dear HMC members HMC Pub Social – Tuesday 27 January 2015 – The Three Horseshoes – 8:30pm Its our usual monthly gathering on Tuesday 27th January at the Three Horseshoes starting at 8.30pm. Castleton YHA – Hope Valley Peaks – Friday 30 January 2015 Our first event at the end of January is now fully […]

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HMC – January 2015 – Update

Dear HMC members Happy New Year – Welcome to 2015 I hope that you have had a fabulous Christmas and very happy New Year celebrations and are ready for a season of great events that have been lined up for all HMC members starting with a wintery Peak District trip to Castleton at the end […]

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HMC 2015 Membership – important information

Dear HMC members HMC Membership for 2015 We hope that you have had an excellent year of adventures over 2014 and are looking forward to 2015. As of the 1st if January, your HMC subscription will be due in order to continue your existing membership of the club. Following review of the BMC subscriptions and […]

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HMC – December Update

 Dear HMC Members Christmas Dinner Weekend – Eyam YHA – Friday 12 December Our annual Christmas meal in December is fast approaching so now is the time to make sure you’ve got your place and have submitted your meal options to outdoormeets@thehmc.co.uk. There are few places left so make sure you book on today. This year the HMC have […]

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HMC – November 2.1 Update – Christmas Meal & More

Dear HMC Members We have lots of good stuff coming up over the next few weeks including the culmination of 2014 with our annual Christmas trip. HMC – Slide Show – 18 November – St Albans Cotswold 7:30pm Come and join us at our annual slide show and see some of the varied trips and […]

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HMC Ski Trip – March 2015

Dear HMC Members HMC SKI TRIP march 14th-21st 2015 A part of the calendar of events for 2015, HMC member, Gary Bebb is offering to arrange a week’s ski trip to the French Alps in March to HMC members. The proposed event would see a HMC trip to the Ski Chalet La Source, located in […]

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HMC November Update & 2015 Events Calendar

Dear HMC Members HMC 2015 Calendar I am pleased to announce that the events for 2015 have been uploaded onto the HMC website. We have some real corkers to look forward to next year so be sure to book on them quickly. Some key events next year include the Castleton meet at the end of […]

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HMC – Happy Halloween!

Dear HMC members Its Halloween, the magical day when spooks, spectres and ghosts take on a more opaque form and can manifest themselves in all sorts of places. A a special HMC update, here are a few scary and spooky mysteries surrounding some of the UK’s peaks and national parks. Spooky Snowdonia: Two Snowdonia Ghost […]

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BMC Events this November – Winter Skills Lectures and Rock Climbing Injury Symposium

BMC Winter Skills Lectures this November Are you ready for winter? Neil Johnson and James Thacker (British Mountain Guides) will prepare you at the BMC Winter Lectures. These popular lectures are set to inspire any budding winter mountaineers out there. Sponsored by Lowe Alpine there will also be a free prize draw every night. Dates […]

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Bangers & Mash Update – the Herts Snowdon Hut is now fully booked

Dear HMC Members Bangers & Mash Update  The club’s most popular event is back for another night of delicious fun with those ever favourite combinations of big bursting bombastic bangers and marvellous mashy goodness all wrapped up in the Herts Snowdonia Hut, cooked and served by the fair hands of the club’s committee (and any […]

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Hertfordshire Mountaineering Club – October Update

 Dear HMC members Here is the latest news for the club and event updates.   Calendar of Events for 2015 Some of the membership have asked about the trips planned for 2015. The committee have been putting the finishing touches to the events for next year which are being finalised and are due to be […]

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Hertfordshire Mountaineering Club Latest News – September 2.1

Calendar of Events for 2015 As we approach the end of the year, a team of dedicated mountaineers have been putting the finishing touches to the events for next year. Next year’s events are are being finalised and are due to be published – keep an eye on the club website. Christmas/New Year 2015 – A […]

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Hertfordshire Mountaineering Club Latest News – September 2014

Club Website The new club website is packed with features that are intended to help club members manage their own event bookings. In order to take advantage of these new features it is recommended that all members take the time to register and log on to the new site, so that all the features can […]

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HMC Group Membership for High Sports (-St.Albans Climbing Wall)

  Hi Everyone. Just to let you know that the HMC now has a group membership for High Sports. They kindly have given the club this years membership free! This means anyone who shows their valid HMC card at any High Sports or Climb London will get the group discount rate (the price varies at different […]

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Lake District – Buttermere YHA – Friday, 23rd May to Monday May 26th May

  5 places left 11 attending There is still time to book yourself a place amongst the wonderful hills of Buttermere in the Lake District for the Bank Holiday. With verdant woodlands, gushing ghylls, cascading waterfalls and a scene of stupendous awe and beauty, Buttermere cannot fail to impinge on the senses. Please could any […]

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Website

Having problem booking onto events?

Intro There have been a few emails from members lately where they have had difficulty booking onto events.  In each case the cause was the same, so I thought I’d share a bit of information to help others avoid these pitfalls. The cause was that they were not logged in. Login You must be logged into […]

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Improvements to the events pages

Events The most popular requests that I’ve seen seem to be “Can I filter the repeating climbing events from the upcoming events page, as I can’t see the events I want to book onto?”.  Up until now the answer had been no, because of the way the events were setup.  However I have made some […]

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Website – Contacting Club Members

Here’s a note on how to get in touch directly with other club members.

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Website – A Quick Overview

As a follow up I thought I’d publish a quick question an answer on the new website. Hopefully it’ll help you understand how it is managed. Log in Who can log in to the website? Only club members can log into the club website. Stephen Deaville will add new members as they join the club.

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Welcome to the new website

On behalf of the new 2014 committee I would like to welcome you all to our new and improved website, many great thanks to Phil Whitehurst for all his hard work in producing such a gem.

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