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
18th Jun 2024 Evening Meet.
Caley (Climbing/bouldering)
Meet Leader: Graham Matthew
Classic trad and Yorkshire's premier bouldering venue.
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20th Jun 2024 Evening Meet.
Stanage (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Ashley Brown
Book an early finish from work for this one. Mid summer meet at Stanage, the best gritsone crag in the UK.
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22nd Jun 2024 Day Meet.
Wilton Quarry (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Josh
The best of the Lancashire quarries. There is something here for everyone.
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23rd Jun 2024 Day Meet.
Dales TBC (Walking)
Meet Leader: Alice Jones
A long summer’s day walk in the Dales
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25th Jun 2024 Evening Meet.
Trollers Gill (Sport climbing)
Meet Leader: Lindsay M
The frst limestone evening meet of the year is the very friendly Trollers Gill in the Yorkshire Dales.
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28th - 29th Jun 2024 Camping Meet.
Northumberland - Highburn House Wooler (Camping )
Meet Leader: Andrew May
We have been here before, https://www.highburn-house.co.uk/touring-camping, excellent campsite with easy access to Wooler and a fab pub with excellent PIES! They want everyone to book first and not just turn up.
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2nd Jul 2024 Evening Meet.
Almscliffe (Climbing)
Meet Leader: David Ponting
First Tuesday of the month climbing meet at Almscliffe followed by drinks at the Hunters inn.
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6th Jul 2024 Day Meet.
Attermire (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Lindsay M
Great Limestone venue for sport or trad
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9th Jul 2024 Evening Meet.
Giggleswick (Sport Climbing)
Meet Leader: Sarah Sharps
Great sport climbing venue in the Yorkshire Dales
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12th - 13th Jul 2024 Camping Meet. 35 places.
SUMMER BASH! Snowdon Inn, Llanberis, Wales (Camping )
Meet Leader: Sophie Smith
Returning once again to this brilliant campsite for the Summer Bash - beer and pizza on site, plus a river for swimming right on the campsite what more could you ask for?!
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Bulletin Board Thread
16th Jul 2024 Evening Meet.
Agden Rocher (Climbing)
Meet Leader: James
One of the lesser known peak district crags, but packing quite a few worthwhile climbs none the less.
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20th Jul 2024 Day Meet.
Scugdale (Climbing)
Meet Leader: David Short
One of the best of the North Yorkshire edges. What it lacks in height it makes up for in quality.
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23rd Jul 2024 Evening Meet.
Shooter's Nab (Climbing)
Meet Leader: William Points
Brilliant north facing gritstone quarry up above Marsden. Hopefully the crag will be in condition this year. If not then Pule Hill is the backup plan.
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26th - 27th Jul 2024 Camping Meet.
South Peak District - TBC (Camping )
Meet Leader: TBC
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30th Jul 2024 Evening Meet.
Rylstone (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Joey Talbot
Worth the walk in!
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3rd Aug 2024 Day Meet.
East Leeds (Walking)
Meet Leader: Peter Ainsworth
An adventurous walk with Peter in East Leeds (ish) - but it'll probably be a little further out!
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3rd Aug 2024 Day Meet.
Twisleton Scar (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Miles
Limestone trad and sport in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales
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6th Aug 2024 Evening Meet.
Almscliffe (Climbing)
Meet Leader: David Ponting
First Tuesday of the month climbing meet at Almscliffe followed by drinks at the Hunters inn.
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9th - 10th Aug 2024 Camping Meet.
Langdale, Lake District - Bays Brown (Camping )
Meet Leader: John Spurling
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13th Aug 2024 Evening Meet.
Brimham (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Josh
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17th Aug 2024 Day Meet.
Limestone sport (Venue TBC) (Climbing)
Meet Leader: James Rowe
James will decide where we are going closer to the time. No doubt based on a very in depth weather forecast.
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20th Aug 2024 Evening Meet.
Baildon (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Miles
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23rd - 25th Aug 2024 Camping Meet.
Bosherston Campsite, Pembroke (Camping )
Meet Leader: Graham Matthew
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27th Aug 2024 Evening Meet.
Ilkley quarry (Climbing)
Meet Leader: David Ponting
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1st Sep 2024 Day Meet.
Pen Y Ghent (Walking)
Meet Leader: Paul Spinks
A lovely walk up Pen Y Ghent from Helwith Bridge with Paul (Date may change)
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3rd Sep 2024 Evening Meet.
Almscliffe (Climbing)
Meet Leader: martin Chirstmas
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6th - 7th Sep 2024 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Nant Peris, North Wales (Ty'n Lon) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Sarah Sharps
Late summer delights at Ty'n Lon - camping available in the garden for those that don't make the cut for a bed in the hut!
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10th Sep 2024 Evening Meet.
Caley (Bouldering and burgers)
Meet Leader: Graham Matthew
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14th Sep 2024 Day Meet.
Roseberry Topping (Walking)
Meet Leader: Peter Ainsworth
A lovely walk in North Yorkshire, which change to take in the wonderful views from the top Roseberry Topping (Date may change)
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20th - 21st Sep 2024 Camping Meet.
North Wales - TBC (Camping )
Meet Leader: TBC
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4th - 5th Oct 2024 Hut Meet. 16 places.
North Ballachulish, Scotland (Alex MacIntyre Memorial Hut) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Katie Hickling
A stones throw from the beautiful Glencoe Valley - an early in the season Scottish hut for hopefully catching the hills before the snow dump for those less winter inclined...
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18th - 19th Oct 2024 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Patterdale, Lake District (Agnes Spencer) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: John Spurling
This cosy hut is ideally situated for climbing and walking in the Helvellyn massif
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1st - 2nd Nov 2024 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Ballachulish, Glencoe (Craigallan) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Peter Coldham
A lovely hut with more crockery you could ever need, a conservatory and on the doorstep of super big fun in Glencoe.
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29th - 30th Nov 2024 Hut Meet. 26 places.
Seathwaite, Lake District (High House/K Shoes) Xmas Meet (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Andrew May
LMC xmas dinner meet - a bit earlier this year!
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10th - 11th Jan 2025 Hut Meet. 20 places.
Ullswater, Lake District (George Starkey) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: David Ponting
Annual jaunt to the lovely George Starkey hut near Ullswater
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24th - 25th Jan 2025 Hut Meet. 14 places.
Glencoe, Scotland (Lagangarbh) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Peter Ainsworth
The hut no-one can pronounce that is also the most photographed hut in Scotland. Perfect location for wintery fun times
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7th - 8th Feb 2025 Hut Meet. 20 places.
North Wales (Tan Y Garth) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Sarah Sharps
One and a half miles from the centre of Capel Curig in the heart of Snowdonia, perfect for some winter walking or, more likely, a typical wet Welsh weekend
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21st - 22nd Feb 2025 Hut Meet. 14 places.
Feshiebridge, Cairngorms (Mill Cottage) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Steve Mead
Cross your fingers for winter in the Cairngorms...
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7th - 8th Mar 2025 Hut Meet. 20 places.
Coniston, Lake District (YMC Coppermines) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: John Spurling
"The good hut" in the Coppermines area - on the doorstep of The Old Man, and many more classic Lakes fells
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21st - 22nd Mar 2025 Hut Meet. 18 places.
Dinas Mawddwy, southern Snowdonia, Wales (Bryn Hafod) (Hut meet)
Meet Leader: Amy Fulford
Located beneath the grand Craig Cywarch (aka Craig Cowarch) which is a massive complex cliff-line with long rambling easy classics to marginally accessible extreme test pieces and where polish is unlikely to be a problem! Loads of walking from the doorstep too in the Aran Mountains.
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