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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.

There are WhatsApp groups for Walking, Climbing and Cycling, coordinated by Ali Milne, Mark Proctor, Mary Reape, respectively, whom members should contact if they wish to join.

Meets List

Climbing and all other activities:

Indoor climbing @ Awesome Walls on Friday’s from 10am and Tues 6pm, see Whatsapp

Walks every Thursday, 5-8 miles, Rosy Smith. Please see the Thursday Walks page.

2022

May

Tuesday Meet coordinator: TBC
Sun-Mon 1-2: Roaches – Brown/Whillans Challenge, Matt Biggins Update
Tue 3: Horseshoe Quarry. The Moon
Fri 6: New Members Indoor Meet – Awesome Walls, Gemma Scougal
Sun 8: New Members Outdoor Meet – Stanage – Hollybush Crack, Gemma Scougal

Tue 10: Burbage North Triangle Buttress area. Norfolk Arms
Fri 13: Bouldering – Carr Head Rocks, Paul Embley
Sat 14: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 15: Froggatt – Downhill Racer area, Andrew Milne
Sun 15: Goyt Valley walk, Ali Milne
Tue 17: Dobb Edge. Robin Hood Inn
Sun 22: Windgather, Kial Wright
Tue 24: Higgar Tor. Norfolk Arms
Wed 25: Bouldering – Robin Hood’s Stride, Paul Embley
Fri-Mon 27-30: Mull camping, Mary Reape
Sun 29: Bamford Edge, Matt Biggins
Tue 31: Gardom’s Edge – Apple Buttress area. Wheatsheaf

June

Tuesday Meet coordinator: Helen Dunnett
Sun 5: Yellowslacks, Leon Dowling
Tue 7: Curbar Edge – Avalanche Wall. Bridge Inn
Wed 8: Hurkling Stones, Mortimer Road, Paul Embley
Sat 11: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 12: Stoney Middleton, David Pendlebury
Sun 12: 3 Peaks in Peak District Longnor walk, Ali Milne
Tue 14: Baslow Edge – Cave Buttress area. Bridge Inn
Sun 19: Birchen Edge – Trafalgar Wall, Matt Biggins
Tue 21: Stanage High Neb. Scotsman’s Pack
Wed 22: Bouldering – Harborough Rocks, Paul Embley
Fri-Sun 24-26: Duddon Valley, Lake District, camping, Sue Miller
Tue 28: Agden Rocher Wailing Wall area. Old Horns Inn

July

Tuesday Meet coordinator: Andrew Milne
Sun 3: Wilton Quarries, Leon Dowling
Tue 5: Stanage Popular End. Norfolk Arms
Sat 9: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 10: Wharnecliffe, Chris Lunn
Sun 10: Dark Peak walk, Ali Milne
Tue 12: Horsethief Quarry. The Moon
Wed 13: Bouldering – Harland Edge, Paul Embley
Sun 17: Bamford Edge, Paul Embley
Tue 19: Froggatt – Sunset Slab. Grouse Inn
Fri-Sat 22-23: Forest of Bowland camping, Elen Rees
Tue 26: Burbage North – Long Tall Sally area. Norfolk Arms
Wed 27: Bouldering – Cratcliffe Top Boulders, Paul Embley
Sat/Sun 30/31: Chew Valley weekend, Geoff Nichols

August

Tue 2: Tegness Pinnacle. Grouse Inn
Sun 7: Laddow, Paul Embley
Thu-Sun 11-14: Pembroke camping, David Pendlebury
Sun 21: Sean’s Walk (Kinder), Fiona Johnston

September

Sat-Sun 10-11: Anglesey camping. Leon Dowling
Sat 17: Crooked Spire Cycle and Tour, Ali Milne

October

TBC: Borrowdale Hut, Matt Biggins

2023

February

Fri-Sun 24-26: Rhyd Ddu Hut, Mike Doyle

May

Fri 26 – Sun 4 (Jun): Baggy Point – Lundy, Paul Embley

July

TBC: Northumberland, Rosie Twambley

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

Past Meets

Club News

26 May -4 June Baggy Point – Lundy Paul Embley
July TBC Northumberland Rosie Twambley