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Caseg Fraith, 29-31 October 2010

For our first weekend trip of the year, we returned to Caseg Fraith, University of London M.C.'s excellent hut in Snowdonia's Ogwen Valley. After nearly 4 weeks of term, it was more than time to escape Cambridge for the hills - and 43 hillwalkers (a mixture of new members and old hands, plus a couple of duffers) agreed! Taking advantage of the hut's fantastic location, we walked and scrambled on Tryfan, the Glyders and the Carneddau on both days, with some parties driving over to Snowdon on the Saturday. Saturday evening's activities included apple bobbing, some enthusiastic singing (including an inspired performance of Monty Python's 'Lumberjack Song') , and the consumption of copious quantities of 'Rat's Blood' and 'Cat Bile' throughout!


Tom Ashton, Valerie Brandt, Kirsty Brown, Phil Brown, Jacob Conalty, Paul Cook, Mohammed Dmour, Carmen Dudley, Lim En, Emma Fleetwood, Michael Fordham, Joe Galvin, Matthew Graham, Owen Graham, Bethan Gudgeon, Joe Hobbs, Doug Hull, Mark Jackson, Ian Kitley, Leon Liu, Dave Mackenzie, Sylvain Massip, Jon Matthews, Anne Moindrot, Betsy Mortensen, Guiseppina Pace, Ian Patrick, Jane Patrick, Alex Pericleous, David Pettit, Lucy Richer, Anshul Sirur, Jo Smith, Rowena Smith, Simon Taylor, Hannah Untiedt, Andres Villar, Joel Westberg, Simon Williams, Andrew Williamson, Mark Wilson, Tom Wright, Elena Yudovina.

Notable Quotes

  • Joe: "I'm not an alcoholic...but I still need drink"