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.

The 50th Anniversary Weekend: Report and pictures

Meets List

Climbing and all other activities:

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

Winter Climbing Wall sessions every Friday at Awesome Walls from 11.30am, Pete Hammond



Mon 1: New Year’s Day walk, Hugh Dowling
Thurs 4: Slide show (Mark Proctor) – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 7: Dovestone Edge/Upper Derwent walk, Geoff Nichols
Sun 14: Dovedale walk, Mike Doyle
Thurs 18: Primus party, Geoff Nichols
Sun 21: Kinder walk, Gordon Riley CANCELLED
Sat/Sun 27-28: Lake District – Coniston, Paul Gibson


Thurs 1: Slide show (Andy Smith) – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 4: White Peak walk, Dave Crowther
Sun 11: Roaches Mountain bike/Lud’s Church walk, Elen Rees/Vanda Boyd
Thurs 15: Post Valentine’s Mulled wine & music evening, Vanda Boyd
Sun 18: White Peak walk, 12 miles, Andrew & Ali Milne
Sun 26: Dark Peak walk, Black Hill, Sean Jennings


Thurs 1: Slide show (Andrew Milne) – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Fri/Sat/Sun 2-4: North Wales, Lincs Mtn Club hut, Andrew Milne
Sun 11: Old Glossop Mountain bike/Yellowslacks walk, Bill Boley/Geoff Nichols
Thurs 15: Clubroom Climbing competition , 8pm, Pete Hammond
Sun 18: Dark Peak Scramble, Mary Reape
Fri/Sat 30-31 (Easter): Scotland (Mill Cottage Feshiebridge), Mary Reape


Sun/Mon 1-2 (Easter): Scotland (Mill Cottage Feshiebridge), Mary Reape
Thurs 5: Slide Competition, Elen Rees


Sat/Sun/Mon 5-7 (May Day Holiday) S. Devon/Dartmoor, Andrew & Ali Milne
Sat/Sun/Mon 26-28 (Spring Bank Holiday) Yorkshire Dales, Geoff Nichols


: Family meet – Black Rock Sands -[Tremadog], Paul Gibson


July 14/15: Gower, Elen Rees


Sat/Sun/Mon 25-27: (August Bank Holiday) Local overnight camping / bivvy meet,


Sat/Sun 1-2: Crafnant, Hugh Dowling
Fri/Sat 28-29 : Yorkshire Dales, Lowstern hut Clapham, Linda McLeish


Thurs 18: 51st Anniversary party, Clubroom 8pm



: Lake District, Wasdale hut


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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