When and Where We Meet

Summer

Evenings

From April to October we meet every Tuesday evening at a local crag, if it's raining then many of us us will head to the Big Depot or one of the local bouldering walls. On the first Tuesday of every month the meet is always to Almscliff crag. After climbing we usually go to a nearby pub, for the first Tuesday at Almscliff this is dedicated a new members social and is held in the Hunters Inn near Pool in Wharfedale (unless it's raining).

Weekends

From May to October we have one or two camping meets per month to somewhere mountainous in the UK with walking, climbing and scrambling being the main activities undertaken by members. We also have regular walking and climbing meets on Saturdays or Sundays, often to the Peak District or the Yorkshire Dales. There are also occaisional hut meets during the summer months.

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Winter

Evenings

From October to April we meet every Tuesday evening at the Big Depot. On the first Tuesday of every month we head to the Midnight Bell in Leeds from 9pm for our new members social. To climb with us at the Big Depot you'll need to be able to belay and have your own shoes and harness.

Weekends

From October to May we have one or two hut meets per month to somewhere mountainous in the UK with climbing and scrambling being the main activities undertaken by members. We also have regular walking meets Saturdays or Sundays, often to the Peak District or the Yorkshire Dales.

Meet cancellations and changes (usually due to the weather) are always advertised on the relevant Bulletin Board thread.

Upcoming Meets

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Date Meet & Leader Info
24th May 2022 Evening Meet.
Ilkley Rocky Valley (Climbing)
Meet Leader: David Ponting
or maybe the Quarry...
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Bulletin Board Thread
25th - 31st May 2022 Hut Meet.
Italian/ Swiss Alps (All)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Chiavenna, Ideally placed for the spluga pass and swiss bregaglia, A paradise for hikers, Bikers, climbers and mountaineers, often overlooked. Note this is not an offical meet
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Bulletin Board Thread
27th - 28th May 2022 Camping Meet.
Lake district langdale
Meet Leader: Helen Burns
bays brown campsite
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Bulletin Board Thread
31st May 2022 Evening Meet.
Wharncliffe (Climbing)
Meet Leader: TBC

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7th Jun 2022 Evening Meet.
Almscliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Helen Burns
Stay off that wall...
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10th - 11th Jun 2022 Camping Meet.
Gogarth
Meet Leader: James Rowe
outdoor alternative
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14th Jun 2022 Evening Meet.
Rylstone (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Hunt

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18th Jun 2022 Day Meet.
Wharncliffe (Climbing)
Meet Leader: John Armitage

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18th Jun 2022 Day Meet.
Whernside (Walking)
Meet Leader: Alice Horsey
Longer days means longer walks! Whernside and Ingleborough - training for long mountain days and the upcoming 3 Peaks Walk
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21st Jun 2022 Evening Meet.
Stanage (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Martin Wells
An evening on peak gritstone
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24th - 25th Jun 2022 Camping Meet.
Lake district (Wasdale)
Meet Leader: John Mcmahon
wasdale head inn
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28th Jun 2022 Evening Meet.
Earl Crag (Climbing)
Meet Leader: James Rowe

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5th Jul 2022 Evening Meet.
Almscliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: David Ponting

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8th - 9th Jul 2022 Camping Meet.
North Wales Snowondia parc campsite
Meet Leader: Tayah Hopes
Summer Bash
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12th Jul 2022 Evening Meet.
Pule Hill (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Graham Matthew

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16th Jul 2022 Day Meet.
Malham (Walking)
Meet Leader: Alice Horsey
details tbd
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19th Jul 2022 Evening Meet.
Heptonstall (Climbing)
Meet Leader: James Rowe

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22nd - 23rd Jul 2022 Camping Meet.
Lake district (Buttermere)
Meet Leader: Sarah Sharps
syke farm
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26th Jul 2022 Evening Meet.
Brimham Rocks (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Em Dobson

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30th Jul 2022 Day Meet.
Giggleswick (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Peter Coldham
Sport Climbing
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2nd Aug 2022 Evening Meet.
Almscliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: David Ponting

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6th Aug 2022 Day Meet.
Marsden Moor (Walking)
Meet Leader: Alice Horsey
details tbd
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9th Aug 2022 Evening Meet.
Baildon (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Lindsay McMorran

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12th - 13th Aug 2022 Camping Meet.
North Yorkshire Coast
Meet Leader: David Ponting
details tbd, seaside and climbing
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16th Aug 2022 Evening Meet.
Buckstone edge (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Joey Talbot

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23rd Aug 2022 Evening Meet.
Eastby Crag (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Lindsay McMorran

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26th - 29th Aug 2022 Camping Meet.
Pembroke
Meet Leader: Will Smith
SImons field in Bosherston
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30th Aug 2022 Evening Meet.
Ilkley Quarry (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Martin Wells

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6th Sep 2022 Evening Meet.
Caley Boulders (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Dixy Msapato
The season close...
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9th - 10th Sep 2022 Camping Meet.
llanberis
Meet Leader: Norbert

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17th Sep 2022 Day Meet.
Horton-in-Ribblesdale (Walking)
Meet Leader: Alice Horsey
A classic! The 3 Peaks Challenge - the traditional route
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23rd - 24th Sep 2022 Camping Meet.
Kielder Forest (the boerigg) (Climbing, Hiking, Biking)
Meet Leader: David Short
Home to the UK's dark skies. There's a bit of everything here, from climbing to biking in this beatuiful wild part of northern england
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7th - 8th Oct 2022 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Torridon (Badrallach Bothy)
Meet Leader: Sarah Sharps
Aditional camping spots available and possible to extend
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8th Oct 2022 Day Meet.
Stoodley Pike (Walking)
Meet Leader: Alice Horsey
details tbd
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13th - 19th Oct 2022 Hut Meet.
Kalymnos (UNOFFICAL )
Meet Leader: Sara Hayes
bolts and sunshine, post up on the BB if you're interested
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Bulletin Board Thread
21st - 22nd Oct 2022 Hut Meet. 8 places.
Langdale (The Loft Blea Tarn)
Meet Leader: TBC
situated high up right by blea tarn there's actually space for 12 in this lovely but basic hut
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4th - 5th Nov 2022 Hut Meet.
Llanberis (Tyn Lon)
Meet Leader: Dan Ahearn

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5th Nov 2022 Day Meet.
Giggleswick (Walking)
Meet Leader: TBC
details tbd
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18th - 19th Nov 2022 Hut Meet. 65 places.
Derwentwater Independent Hostel, Borrowdale (Annual Dinner Extravanganza)
Meet Leader: Tayah Hopes
Two nights B&B and the social event of the season - our 3 course Saturday dinner and celebration. Guaranteed to be a banger so don't miss out!
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2nd - 3rd Dec 2022 Hut Meet. 26 places.
K shoes, High House, Borrowdale
Meet Leader: Andrew May
otherwise known as the borrowdale christmas meet
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10th Dec 2022 Day Meet.
Skipton (Walking)
Meet Leader: TBC
details tbd
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13th - 14th Jan 2023 Hut Meet. 12 places.
West Highlands (Raeburn Hut)
Meet Leader: TBC

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14th Jan 2023 Day Meet.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Walking)
Meet Leader: TBC
details tbd
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27th - 28th Jan 2023 Hut Meet. 15 places.
George Starkey Hut, Patterdale
Meet Leader: Paul Hudson
Patterdale meet
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10th - 11th Feb 2023 Hut Meet. 16 places.
North Ballachulish (Alex Mac Hut) (winter )
Meet Leader: Helen Burns

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18th Feb 2023 Day Meet.
Wharfedale (Walking)
Meet Leader: TBC
details tbd
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24th - 25th Feb 2023 Hut Meet. 20 places.
North Wales (Tan-Y-Garth)
Meet Leader: David Ponting

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10th - 11th Mar 2023 Hut Meet. 20 places.
Braemar (Muir Cottage)
Meet Leader: Tayah Hopes

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24th - 25th Mar 2023 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Roaches (Don Whillans)
Meet Leader: TBC

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6th - 9th Apr 2023 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Ballachullish (Craigallan hut)
Meet Leader: Tayah Hopes
plus 6 floor spaces. The last winter horrah at Easter
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8th - 9th Dec 2023 Hut Meet. 26 places.
K shoes, High House, Borrowdale
Meet Leader: Andrew May
LMC mountain xmas dinner meet
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For those of you who use Google Calendar (or anything else that accepts iCalendar format) you can subscribe to the meets list using the following url:
https://www.leedsmc.org/meetslist.ics

Eg. If you use Google Calendar

  • Open your "Calendar"
  • Click the "+" next to Add a friend's calendar
  • Click "from URL"
  • In the "URL of calendar" field paste https://www.leedsmc.org/meetslist.ics

Calendar times in the iCal feed are set only as a guide. Refer to the Bulletin Board for accurate start and finish times.