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

Winter indoor climbing at Awesome Walls Tuesdays from 5.50pm and Fridays from 11.15am, Pete Hammond

2018

September

Evening Meet co-ordinator – Mary Reape Note
Sat/Sun 1-2: Crafnant, North Wales, Hugh Dowling UPDATE
Sun 2: Sunday walk, Steve Warwick
Tues 4: Burbage North, Triangle Buttress, Norfolk Arms
Thurs 6: Food night !! Clubroom 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 9: Harborough Rocks, Pete Hammond
Tues 11: Lawrencefield, Fox House
Sat 15: Cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 16: Roaches, Bill Boley
Thurs 20: Walk from clubroom, Mike Doyle
Tues 18: Yarnecliffe, Fox House
Sun 23: Bamford Edge – Neb Buttress, Paul Gibson
Sun 23: Greenfield to Marsden walk, Dave Crowther
Tues 25: Stanage, Black Hawk, Norfolk Arms
Fri/Sat 28-29: Yorkshire Dales, Lowstern hut Clapham, Linda McLeish

October

Thurs 4: Slideshow Clubroom 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 7: Wildcat, Elen Rees
Sun 7: Monthly walk, Fiona Johnston
Sat 13: On road cycle, Ali Milne
Thurs 18: 51st Anniversary party Clubroom 8pm, Committee members
Sun 14: Baslow Edge Cave Buttress, Vanda Boyd
Sun 21: Wharnecliffe Hell Gate, Geoff Nicholls
Sun 28: Stanage Popular End, Andrew Milne

November

Thurs 1: Monthly slide show, Clubroom 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 4: Elton walk, Vanda Boyd
Sat 10: Saturday cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 11: Kinder Downfall walk from Hayfield, Paul Gibson
Sun 18: Mountain Bike ride, Elen Rees
Thurs 22: AGM, Clubroom 7.00pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 25: ‘GO-APE’ challenge plus Sherwood Forest walk, Paul Gibson
Fri 30Christmas Meet Halton Ghyll Bunkhouse, N York Moors, A+A Milne

December

Sat/Sun 1-2: Christmas Meet Halton Ghyll Bunkhouse, N York Moors, A+A Milne
Thurs 6: Monthly slide show, Clubroom 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sat 8: Saturday cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 9: Peak Forest to Buxton walk, Andrew Milne
Thurs 13: Christmas singing in the clubroom, 7.30pm, Sean Jennings
Sun 16: Ecton walk, Linda McLeish
Sun 23: Seasonal Stagger from High Storrs Rd, 10am, Paul & Vanda
Sun 30: NO MEET

2019

January

Tues 1st: New Year’s Day walk, Hugh Dowling
Thurs 3: Monthly slide show, Clubroom 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sun 6: Dark Peak walk, Sean Jennings
Sat/Sun 12/13: Lake District Hut Meet, Elen Rees
Thurs 17: Clubroom Activity TBA. Possible visiting speaker, Geoff Nicholls
Sun 20: Three Shires walk, Ali Milne
Sun 27: Bradfield Agden & Strines circular walk, Mike Doyle

February

Sun 3: Dark Peak walk, Sean Jennings
Thurs 7: Monthly slide show, Clubroom 8pm, Vanda Boyd
Sat 9: Saturday cycle ride, Elen Rees
Sun 10: Matlock area walk, Elen Rees
Sat/Sun 16/17: North Wales Meet (Lincoln MC Hut), Andrew Milne
Thurs 21: Clubroom activity TBA,
Sun 24: Mountain Bike ride, Bill Boley

March

Fri-Sun 22-24: Northumberland, Cragside Bunkhouse, Dave Crowther

April

Fri-Mon 19-22 (Easter): Skye, camping at Sligachan, Ali Milne

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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