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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.

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

2018

May

Evening Meet co-ordinator – Andrew Milne
Tues 1: Burbage North, Sentinel area, Norfolk Arms
Thurs 3: Clubroom Opening 8pm,
Sat/Sun/Mon 5-7 (May Day Holiday) S. Devon/Dartmoor, Andrew & Ali Milne
Tues 8: Horsethief Quarry, The Moon
Fri 11: Awesome Walls New Members meet, Tina Wilkinson
Sun13: New Members Stanage Popular End, Tina Wilkinson
Tues 15: Rivelin Needle, Hollybush Inn
Thurs 17: Clubroom Opening, Evening Cycle, Dick Murton
Sun 20: Standing Stones, Leon Dowling
Sun 20: Langsett to Derwent walk, Ali Milne
Tues 22: Bamford Edge, Gun Buttress, Yorkshire Bridge
Sat/Sun/Mon 26-28 (Spring Bank Holiday) Yorkshire Dales, Geoff Nichols
Tues 29: Stanage, Away from it all area, Norfolk Arms

June

Evening Meet co-ordinator – Pete Hammond
Sun 3: New Members Instruction Day Stanage 9am, Geoff Nicholls/Pete Hammond
Sun 3: Stanage Popular End, Mark Proctor
Sun 3: Sunday walk, Sean Jennings
Tues 5: Gardom’s Edge, Nowanda Buttress, Pheasant Inn
Thurs 7: Clubroom Opening 8pm,
Sat 9: Cycling meet, Elen Rees
Sun 10: Stanage Moscar, Pete Hammond
Tues 12: Horseshoe Quarry, Upper Buttress, The Moon
Sun 17: Harper Hill climb Plus Chew Valley walk/scramble, Andrew & Ali Milne
Tues 19: Millstone, Hells Bells, Millstone Inn
Thurs 21: Clubroom Opening, Evening Cycle ride, Andrew Milne
June 22-24 – Family meet – Black Rock Sands -[Tremadog]: Paul Gibson
Tues 26: Stanage High Neb, Norfolk Arms
Sat 30: Challenge weekend inc BBQ, Elen Rees

July

Evening Meet co-ordinator – Kathy Burgess
Sun 1: Challenge weekend inc BBQ, Elen Rees
Sun 1: Sunday walk, Sean Jennings
Tues 3: Curbar, Flying Buttress, Bridge Inn
Thurs 5: Clubroom Opening 8pm,
Sun 8: Castle Naze, Tina Wilkinson
Tues 10: Birchen, Kismet Buttress, Wheatsheaf Inn
July 14/15: Gower, Elen Rees
Tues 17: Higgar Tor, Block + bouldering/Weaseling,
Thurs 19: Clubroom Opening, Evening Cycle ride, Dave Jenkyns
Sun 22: Kinder Upper Tor, Andrew Milne
Sun 22: Plus Ilam walk, Dave Crowther
Tues 24: Turning Stone Buttress, Sail Buttress, TBA
Sun 29: Ravensdale, John Sellers
Tues 31: Stanage, Apparent North, Norfolk Arms

August

Sun 5: Sunday walk, Ali Milne
Sat/Sun/Mon 25-27: (August Bank Holiday) Local overnight camping / bivvy meet,

September

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

October

Thurs 18: 51st Anniversary party, Clubroom 8pm

November

Fri 30Christmas Meet, Andrew Milne

December

Sat/Sun 1-2: Christmas Meet, Andrew Milne

2019

January

: Lake District, Wasdale hut, Elen Rees

February

: North Wales, Andrew Milne

March

22-24 Northumberland, Cragside bunkhouse, Dave Crowther

Apr

Fri-Mon 19-22: Easter – Scottish Island, 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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