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.

Latest 50th Anniversary Challenges

Meets List

Climbing and all other activities:

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



50th Anniversary of the founding of the Club – many celebratory activities through the year, listed on the Anniversary Calendar, which is now available from Mike Doyle or Mary Reape.
50th Anniversary Challenges


Tues 1: Baslow Edge, Bridge Inn
Sun 6: Chew Valley climb, Hugh Dowling + Eyam walk, Frank & Jennifer Mellor
Weds 9: Chatsworth Edge, Robin Hood
Thurs 10: Mountain bike ride, Mary Reape
Sun 13: Stanage Mississippi area climb (Meet at popular end car park 9.30am) Geoff Nichols
Tues 15: Gardom’s Edge, Wheatsheaf
Sun 20: Froggatt Edge climb, Paul Gibson
Tues 22: Carl Wark, Millstone Inn
Fri-Mon 25-28: Peak District Bank Holiday activities, Various
Weds 30: Stanage Popular End, Norfolk Arms


Sun 3: Aldery Cliff climb, Judith Morris / Walk PDBW Langsett to Bradfield, Ali Milne
Weds 6: Millstone, Fox House
Thurs 7: Cycle ride, Dave Crowther
Sun 10: Almscliffe climb, TBC
Tues 12: Lawrencefield, Fox House
Fri/Sat/Sun 15-17: Galloway, Scotland, Dave Crowther
Weds 20: Burbage North, Norfolk Arms
Thurs 21: Clubroom cleanup
Sun 24: Wharnecliffe climb, Vanda Boyd
Tues 26: Yarncliffe, last evening meet 2017, Fox House


Sun 1: Rivelin climb, Mary Reape + monthly walk, Steve Warwick
Thurs 5: Slide show – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Fri/Sat/Sun 6-8: Mid-Wales hut meet, David Pendlebury
Sun 15: Stanage Plantation, Geoff Nichols
Fri/Sat/Sun 20-22: 50th Anniversary Reunion and Celebration Weekend
To see who has reserved a place so far, click here. Information.
Sun 29: Last climbing meet 2017, Simon Marks


Thurs 2: Slide show – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 5: Dark Peak walk, Paul Gibson
Sun 12: White Peak walk, Vanda Boyd
Sat 18: Ecton Mine, Elen Rees
Sun 19: Cycle ride, Ali Milne
THURS 23: AGM 7.30pm, Linda McLeish
Sun 26: Stocksbridge walk, Mike Doyle


Fri /Sat/Sun 1-3: Christmas Meet, Settle, Andrew Milne
Thurs 7: Slide show – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 10: White Peak walk, Linda McLeish
Thurs 14: Carol singing 8.00pm, Sean Jennings
Sun 17: Cycle ride, Mary Reape
Sat 23: Seasonal Stagger, Ali Milne



Thurs 4: Slide show – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Thurs 18: Primus party, Geoff Nichols
Sat/Sun 27-28: Lake District – venue TBC


Sat/Sun 24-25: North Wales, Andrew Milne


Fri/Sat 30-31 (Easter): Scotland (Mill Cottage Feshiebridge), Mary Reape


Sun/Mon 1-2 (Easter): Scotland (Mill Cottage Feshiebridge), Mary Reape


Sat/Sun/Mon 5-7 (May Day Holiday) North Devon (Baggy Point), Andrew & Ali Milne
Sat/Sun/Mon 26-28 (Spring Bank Holiday) Yorkshire Dales


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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