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The LMC is open to anyone who enjoys the mountains for walking, climbing, running, mountain biking, skiing or whatever other adventurous activities you can think of!

We meet every fortnight somewhere mountainous in the uk (and occasionally abroad) and we meet on the first tuesday of the month for a pint and a gossip in The Palace in Leeds and some of us can also be found at Leeds Wall (Tuesday) or CityBloc (Thursday) or The Depot on a regular basis over winter or when it's raining.

We hold a new members evening on the first Tuesday of every month at The Palace from 9:30pm. So come along and meet the rest of the club!

There are no prerequisites in terms of ability for membership and amongst the members we have a wide range of ability, experience and age. As long as you act responsibly regarding safety you can enjoy your chosen activity at the level you want.

Upcoming Meets
DateMeetMeet LeaderNotes
31st October 2014E Night Walk - ThruscrossKat The flooding of the village meant houses, a school, the mill, th church and the graveyard became submerged. The graves were exhumed and reburied. From the church of West End.
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4th November 2014E The PalaceRob Chuter New Members Social from 9:30pm
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7th-9th November 2014H(60) Annual Dinner -Derwentwater Independent HostelDavid ThorpeBooking Now Open Come and join the LMC for our annual dinner. It's big and filling with the added bonus of outdoor activities, speeches, awards, photographic competition and raffle. For £60 you get a three course meal, two breakfasts and two night’s accommodation and an 'all you can dance' Saturday night Ceilidh.
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23rd November 2014D Walking - Stange Bee Stanage edge possibly - Stanage edge is a weathered Millstone Grit face is now known as a highly popular location for rock climbing in the Peak District. The edge runs four miles north from the Cowper Stone to Stanage End. Its also Great For walking.
2nd Dec 2014E The PalaceRob Chuter New members Tuesday at 9:30
7th December 2014D Walking - Ilkley MoorPaul Spinks Spencer had worked as a policemen for four years in another location, but to fulfill his wife’s wishes to be closer to her family, he had moved the family to Yorkshire. Spencer was taking a walk across the moor one December morning to his father-in-law’s house, and was hoping to take some photographs of the strange lights on the moor. He had loaded his camera with ASA rated film to get the best quality pictures he could in the less than perfect lighting conditions. He could not imagine what was to soon befall him.
December 12th -13th 2014H(25) K-ShoesAndy May High House is situated at the head of the popular valley of Borrowdale, OS Grid Reference NY235119. It is considered to be the best in the Lakes. It is a converted stone built 16/17C farmhouse in its own grounds, with car access and parking.
28th December 2014D Walking - pen-y-ghentJohn Armitage The Cumbric language Pen presumably meant 'hill' or 'head', but ghent is more obscure. It could be taken to be 'edge' or 'border'.The name Pen-y-ghent could therefore mean 'Hill on the border'.Alternatively, it could mean 'wind' or 'winds' – from the closest Welsh language translation as gwynt. Thus it might mean simply 'Head of the Winds'. It is also acceptable to write it as Pen y Ghent rather than Pen-y-Ghent.
 D = Day Meet     E = Evening Meet     H = Hut Meet     C = Camping Meet    
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