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.

Pictures from the 50th Anniversary Weekend

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



50th Anniversary of the founding of the Club – many celebratory activities through the year, including the 50th Anniversary Reunion and Celebration Weekend: 20-22 October 2017. These are  listed on the Anniversary Calendar, which is now available from Mike Doyle or Mary Reape. The Castle (electronic version) is now available, thanks to Ian Barton.
50th Anniversary Challenges


Thurs 2: Slide show (Mike Doyle) – 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: Low Bradfield walk, Mike Doyle, Kathy Burgess & John Sellars


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, Marian Birkett



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
Sat/Sun 27-28: Lake District – Coniston, Paul Gibson


Thurs 1: Slide show (Andy Smith) – 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 4: Dark Peak Scramble, Mary Reape
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: Dark Peak walk, Black Hill, Sean Jennings
Sun 26: White Peak walk, 12 miles, Andrew Milne


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: White Peak walk, Dave Crowther
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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