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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.

Meets List

Climbing and all other activities:

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

2019

July

Evening Meet co-ordinator – Kathy Burgess
Tues 2: Horseshoe Quarry, Upper Buttress – NB CHANGE OF VENUE
Sun 7: Bamford climb, Mark Proctor
Sun 7: Monthly walk, Baslow, Ali Milne
Tues 9: Horseshoe Quarry, Moon Inn
Sat 13: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 14: Pule Hill, Leon Dowling
Tues 16: Stanage ‘Paradise Wall’, Norfolk Arms
Sat-Sun 20-21: Borrowdale camping, Geoff Nichols
Sun 21: Winster Walk/Open Gardens, Ali Milne
Tues 23: Rivelin Edge ‘Roof route area’, no nearby pub!
Sun 28: Birchen Edge ‘Emma’s area’, Paul Gibson
Tues 30: Burbage North ‘Long Tall Sally & Amazon Crack’, Norfolk Arms

August

Evening Meet co-ordinator – Andrew Milne
Sat 3: Second Women’s meet, Jane Hammond
Sun 4: Stanage Moscar, Andrew Milne
Sun 4: Sunday monthly walk, Fiona Johnston
Tues 6: Curbar Edge ‘Calver Wall’, Bridge Inn
Sat 10: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 11: Wimberry, David Pendlebury
Tues 13: Carl Wark, Norfolk Arms
Sun 18: Windgather, Kial Wright
Tues 20: Gardom’s Edge ‘Garden Face’, Wheatsheaf
Sat-Mon 24-26 (Bank Holiday): Northumberland camping
Tues 27: Burbage South ‘Byne’s Crack’, Norfolk Arms

September

Evening Meet co-ordinator – Pete Hammond
Sun 1: Hen Cloud, Geoff Nichols
Sun 1: Sunday Monthly walk, Lin Warriss
Tues 3: Higgar Tor, Norfolk Arms
Sun 8: Alderly Cliff, Pete Hammond
Tues 10: Chatsworth Edge ‘Emerald Buttress’, Robin Hood
Sat-Sun 14-15: North York Moors camping, Bill Boley
Tues 17: Burbage North ‘Sentinal area’, Norfolk Arms
Sun 22: Stanage ‘Dover Wall’, Andrew Milne
Tues 24: Horsethief Quarry, Moon Inn
Sun 29: Pleasley Vale, Pete Hammond

October

Sun 6: Standedge Tunnel, Hugh Dowling. Update
Sun 6: Millstone Edge, TBA
Sun 6: Sunday Monthly walk, Sean Jennings
Sat-Sun 12-13: Scotland Galloway Hut meet
Sun 20: Lawrencefield, Chris Lunn
Sun 27: Stanage Popular End, Paul Gibson

November

Sat 30: Christmas meet, Andrew Milne

December

Sun 1: Christmas meet, Andrew Milne

2020

January

Sat-Sun 18-19: Wales, Oread Hut

February

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

March

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

April

Easter: Provence, Elen Rees

Walks:

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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