The Castle Mountaineering Club is a BMC affiliated, Sheffield-based mountaineering club.

Our members undertake a wide range of activities including rock climbing, walking, trekking, backpacking, ski mountaineering, ski touring and mountain biking.

We’re a sociable and supportive club with a lot of combined experience – get in touch to find out how you can join in and enjoy the outdoors with us. CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK.

Meets List

Climbing and all other activities:

Walks every Thursday 11am start, Rosy Smith. For more details, see the Thursday Walks page.

Winter indoor climbing at Awesome Walls Wednesdays from 5.30pm and Fridays from 10.30am, Pete Hammond.

Evening climbing WhatsApp group.



Sun 3: Dark Peak walk, Dave Crowther
Sat 9: Cycle Ride, Bill Boley
Sun 10: Peak District Scramble, Paul Gibson. POSTPONED
Thu 14: Slide show, Clubroom 8pm, Andrew Milne
Sun 17: Mountain Bike Ride, John Sellars
Fri-Sun 22-24: Northumberland, Cragside Bunkhouse, Dave Crowther
Sun 31: Froggatt, Slab Recess area, Paul Gibson


Evening Meet co-ordinator – to be arranged weekly
Tues 2: Burbage North, Ash tree Wall, Norfolk Arms
Thurs 4: Slide Competition, Clubroom 8pm, Elen Rees
Sun 7: Rivelin, Needle area, Andrew Milne
Sun 7: Monthly Walk, co-ordinator Sean Jennings
Tues 9: Lawrencefield, Fox House
Fri 12: New members meet, Awesome Walls, Pete Hammond
Sat 13: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 14: New members meet, Birchen Edge, Trafalgar Wall, Bill Boley
Tues 16: Yarncliffe, Fox House
Fri-Mon 19-22 (Easter): Skye, camping at Sligachan, Ali Milne
Tues 23: Tegness Quarry, Grouse
Sat 27: Instruction Day @ Stanage Popular End, Geoff Nichols & Pete Hammond
Sun 28: Wharnecliffe [Cheese Block], Chris Lunn
Tues 30: Pleasley Vale


Evening Meet co-ordinator – Pete Hammond
Sat-Mon 4-6 (Bank Holiday): Mid Wales, Andrew Milne
Tues 7: Millstone Edge, Hells Bells, Millstone Inn
Fri 10: New members meet, Awesome Walls, Pete Hammond
Sat 11: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 12: New Members Meet, Stanage Popular End, Bill Boley
Tues 14: Gardom’s Edge, Apple Buttress, Pheasant Inn
Sat 18: Instruction Day @ Stanage Pop End, Geoff Nichols & Pete Hammond
Sun 19: Harborough Rocks, Pete Hammond
Tues 21: Stanage Plantation, Goliath’s Groove, Norfolk Arms
Sat-Mon 25-27 (Bank Holiday) Langdale camping, Geoff Nichols
Tues 28: Bamford Edge, Angler’s Rest


Evening Meet co-ordinator – Linda McLeish
Sat 1/Sun 2: Roaches, including Sat eve BBQ, Elen Rees
Sun 2: Monthly walk, co-ordinator, Sean Jennings
Tues 4: Curbar Edge, Avalanche Wall, Bridge Inn
Sat 8: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 9: Harper Hill, Linda McLeish
Tues 11: Birchen Edge, Kismet Buttress, Robin Hood Inn
Sat 15: Women’s climbing meet, Linda McLeish
Sun 16: Stanage High Neb, Pete Hammond
Tues 18: Froggatt Edge, Sunset Slab Grouse
Sat-Sun 22-23: Black Rock Sands camping, families extra welcome, Paul Gibson
Tues 25: Horseshoe Quarry, Upper Buttress, Moon
Sun 30: Shining Clough, Mary Reape


Sat-Sun 20-21: Borrowdale camping


Sat-Mon 24-26 (Bank Holiday): Northumberland camping


Sat-Sun 14-15: North York Moors camping


Sat-Sun 12-13: Scotland Galloway Hut meet


Sat 30: Christmas meet


Sun 1: Christmas meet



Sat-Sun 18-19: Wales, Oread Hut


Sat-Sun 22-23, Lake District, Patterdale Hut


Sat-Sun 28-29: Scotland, Feshie Bridge Hut, Scotland




Every Thursday: 5 to 8 miles. 11am. See here for details. Rosy Smith

Summer Sunday walks (once a month): 10+ miles. 10am. See here for details. Sean Jennings

Past Meets

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