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 Leeds Wall or The Depot. 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 Leeds Wall. 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 Leeds Wall 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 Notes
20th Apr 2021 Evening Meet. 12 places.
Pule Hill (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Keith Tilley

27th Apr 2021 Evening Meet.
Hetchell (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Helen Burns
One small group here, post up once its full if you want to run a second group at another location
2nd May 2021 Day Meet. 6 places.
Pen-y-gent & Plover hill & etc (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition
4th May 2021 Evening Meet.
Almscliff
Meet Leader: Lindsay McMorran
Its the first Tuesday of the month and that means Almscliff. Martin is heading to High Man, Lindsay will be at Low Man - 2 groups only please.
11th May 2021 Evening Meet.
Hebden Gill (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Penny Newell
Two locations on a Tuesday evening .... surely not !
11th May 2021 Evening Meet.
Ilkley Quarry
Meet Leader: Luke Jones
The two - evening meets meet ...
15th May 2021 Day Meet.
Giggleswick (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Helen Burns
Maybe a few bolts...
18th May 2021 Evening Meet.
Wharncliffe (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Martin Wells
Wow. What a venue I have discovered here. Easy to get to (South !) and lots of easy low grade VD-S routes with lots of protection... what more do you need ?
25th May 2021 Evening Meet.
Earl Crag (Climbing)
Meet Leader: James Rowe
Rule of 30 - plenty of room for you to join this meet
28th - 30th May 2021 Camping Meet. 15 places.
GOWER: Piton Cross Campsite (Climbing )
Meet Leader: Helen Burns
Cross your fingers and hope the stars align and the LMC will go on holiday the late may bank holiday. Sport Climbing on the beach, some fantastic trad of all grades. Booking may be required so watch this space.
1st Jun 2021 Evening Meet.
Almscliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Lukasz Kisala
Another meet at the favourite crag. Lots of room for beginners and experts alike.
5th Jun 2021 Day Meet.
Marsden/Pule Hill (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition
5th Jun 2021 Day Meet.
Attermire (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Hayley Smith
A sunny day in the yorkshire dales.... Ideal for climbing mid grade limestone.
8th Jun 2021 Evening Meet.
Eastby Crag (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Hayley Smith
The evening are long - time time to venture to Eastby
15th Jun 2021 Evening Meet.
TBC (Climbing)
Meet Leader: TBC
The one meet with no leader and location - who will volunteer ?
18th - 19th Jun 2021 Camping Meet.
Roaches: Hazel Burrow Farm
Meet Leader: TBC
Idyllic location walking distance to the crag with multi pitch grit. Whole site reserved for the LMC.
22nd Jun 2021 Evening Meet.
Heptonstall (Climbing)
Meet Leader: James Rhodes
Who will cross the thin red line ?
25th - 26th Jun 2021 Camping Meet.
EXPEDITION(s) : THE BIVOUAC MEET(s) (Bivy'ing under the stars)
Meet Leader: TBC
Grab your partner, choose a location, leave the tent behind, and walk. Hike up into the mountains, onto the moors, into the Dales or in a remote cove by the sea. Stare at the stars in the sky above you at night and rise at 5am with the sun to be first on the remote mountain route.
29th Jun 2021 Evening Meet.
Rivelin (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Karl Harrison
Another trip south to the peak. Almost the longest day of the year so plenty of light for the evenings ascents.
2nd - 3rd Jul 2021 Camping Meet.
Langdale: Bays Brown campsite
Meet Leader: Karl Harrison
Old Dungeon Ghyll here we come!
16th - 17th Jul 2021 Camping Meet.
North Wales (May change to lakes weather dependent) (Walking/Scrambling )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition (Challenge weekend )
16th - 17th Jul 2021 Camping Meet.
N.Wales: Gwern Gof Uchaf Campsite
Meet Leader: Penny Newell
Situated Right under Tryfan. What a location!
6th - 7th Aug 2021 Camping Meet.
WASDALE INN campsite
Meet Leader: John Mcmahon
Pack your best walking legs for those tasty walk ins!
15th Aug 2021 Day Meet.
Rosedale Abbey (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition
27th - 29th Aug 2021 Camping Meet.
PEMBROKE: Buckspool Farm
Meet Leader: Will Smith
The highlight of the year. Start making your ticklist now!
4th Sep 2021 Day Meet.
Yorkshire Dales (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
The classic Yorkshire Adventurous Expedition
10th - 11th Sep 2021 Hut Meet. 14 places.
YMC Coppermines Conistion
Meet Leader: James Rowe
A place holder to remind you all we have huts booked for if the covid rules allow this autumn!
1st - 2nd Oct 2021 Hut Meet. 18 places.
North Wales PCU
Meet Leader: Sarah Ross-Shaw
Provisional rescedhuled hut meet
9th Oct 2021 Day Meet.
Simons Seat (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition
31st Oct 2021 Day Meet.
Yorkshire - Dead Mans Hill (Walking (Night))
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Dead Mans Hill (Fizz Bangs)
13th Nov 2021 Day Meet.
Lovley Seat/Hardraw force (North Yorkshire) (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition
19th - 20th Nov 2021 Hut Meet. 60 places.
Ingleton YHA (LMC Annual Xmas Bash)
Meet Leader: Hayley Smith
Booked already, details confirmed nearer the time
3rd - 4th Dec 2021 Hut Meet. 26 places.
K Shoes
Meet Leader: TBC
Provisional rescheduled hut meet
27th Dec 2021 Day Meet.
Ilkley Moor - From Menston (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Burning off that Christmas dinner (Adventurous Expedition )
8th Jan 2022 Day Meet.
Stanage edge / Higger tor (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition
20th Feb 2022 Day Meet.
Inglebrough (Walking )
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Adventurous Expedition
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