Author Archives: Andy Moss

Brecon Beacons Navigation – Aug ’18

Navigation Trip Date: 3rd – 5th August Accommodation: Pencilli Castle Camp Site, near Brecon. Attendees: Dorian (instructor), Maggie (organiser), Nicola, Val, Simon H, Dave, Andy. The advantage of going to the Brecons is that it should be a short journey, … Continue reading

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Snowdonia Epic July ’18

The weekend saw us (Dan, Masie, Dorian, Maria, Nicola, Dave, Andy, and Pavel) escape the Football World Cup and congregate at Dolgam campsite just outside Capel Curig. The site has excellent facilities (probably the best in North Wales) and also … Continue reading

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Lake District – May 18

Attendees: Andy, Nicola, Alan, Claire, Maggie Fabulous weekend in the Lake District. After an almighty 9 hour drive on Friday afternoon, we reached the campsite at dusk with enough time to set up camp. Day 1 – a nice stroll … Continue reading

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Scotland (Galloway) – Easter 2018

None of us had been to this region before, and it did not disappoint in terms of scenery, though the weather left a lot to be desired. Claire, Alan, Keyna, James, Maggie, Jill, and Andy spent a week in a … Continue reading

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Snowdonia (AKA Knoydart) March 2018

We had waited with bated breath all week waiting to see if the Beast from the East was going to actually happen and ruin our highly anticipated trip to Knoydart, which we were all so excited about. By lunchtime on … Continue reading

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RidgeWay 40 (2018)

7:45. Overton Hill. Dry. Overcast. Barbury Castle. Heifers. A346. Drink. Steep bit. Horses. Liddington Castle. Shepherd’s Rest. Uffington Castle. Peanut Butter Sandwiches. Cold Rice Pudding. Didcot Power Station.  Boring Bit. Segsbury Castle. A338. B4494. Cake. Scutchamer Knob. A34. Rain. Soaked.  … Continue reading

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A’ Mhaighdean (Or Bust)

Attendees: Dan Unwin, Maisie Hamilton Unwin, Clair Seymour, Kate Lo Only four NMCers were daft enough, foolhardy enough, brave enough ( delete as appropriate ) to sign up for this trip, which had as its sole aim an ascent of … Continue reading

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Faccombe Day Walk

Attendees: Andy M, Dave W, Simon P, Simon H, Andreea I, Nicola M, Gordon M. A lovely walk around Faccombe starting at the newly refusbished Jack Russell Inn. We were bathed in glorious sun for the walk which took us … Continue reading

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NMC Awards Evening

2017 NMC Awards Reach for the Stars-Altitude Award: 1st– Dorian and Maria reached 5,416m at the Throng La Pass whilst on the Annapurna Circuit. 2nd – Simon ascended up an unnamed pass between Ghuma Thanti and Bharche Khola, Mustang (south … Continue reading

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Snowdonia – Feb 2018

“An excellent weekend was had by all in North Wales and we succeeded in finding the snow. Saturday the team started all together from the bunk house and split after an hour of walking. With two members deciding to try … Continue reading

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