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
18th Jun 2019 Evening Meet.
Crookrise (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
BMC owned, BMC operated
21st - 22nd Jun 2019 Hut Meet. 21 places.
High Moss, Duddon Valley, Lake District
Meet Leader: Helen Costelloe
LMC's Super Splendid Summer Soirée. Frivolity and BBQs obligatory.
25th Jun 2019 Evening Meet.
Brimham Rocks (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
The longest day of the year, hope you like late nights.
30th Jun 2019 Day Meet.
Malham, Yorkshire Dales (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk, No excuses,Malham, Yorkshire Dales
2nd Jul 2019 Evening Meet.
Almscliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
First Tuesday. Socialise, have a pint, lose some skin.
5th - 6th Jul 2019 Camping Meet.
Bays Brown Farm Campsite, Great Langdale
Meet Leader: John Nightingale
Middle of summer in the beautiful Langdale valley, set your sights on Gimmer or the Langdale Horseshoe and you can't go wrong!
9th Jul 2019 Evening Meet.
Earl Crag (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
Its July but it can still feel like minus 1 up there. Top grit conditions
13th Jul 2019 Day Meet.
Millstone (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
Peak crack. There are too many crack climbs here
14th Jul 2019 Day Meet.
Edale, Peak District (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk, no excuses - Edale, Peak District
16th Jul 2019 Evening Meet.
Ilkley Quarry (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
Back to the quarry for more crack climbing. Why did I do this!
19th - 20th Jul 2019 Camping Meet.
Highburn House Country Park
Meet Leader: John Mcmahon
If you dare venture north of the wall, watch out for wildings and white walkers - easily confused with our glorious meet leader.
23rd Jul 2019 Evening Meet.
Caley Crag (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
If finger knacking is wrong. I don't want to be right
26th - 27th Jul 2019 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Tyn Lon, Nant Peris
Meet Leader: James Rowe
Tyn Lon Part II Tyn Lonnier - great hut, great location if you didn't make it the first time here is another chance.
30th Jul 2019 Evening Meet.
Heptonstall Quarry (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
Big, steep, pumpy... Brilliant
6th Aug 2019 Evening Meet.
Almscliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
First Tuesday, The Hunters Inn after for lashings of ginger ale
9th - 10th Aug 2019 Camping Meet.
Wasdale Head Inn, Wasdale
Meet Leader: James Rowe
Feel small next to England's highest peak, then feel really big again when you get in your tiny tent full of usesless junk
13th Aug 2019 Evening Meet.
Wharncliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
South of the border
17th Aug 2019 Day Meet.
Horseshoe Quarry (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
Sport climbing meet, bring your brightest lycra.
18th Aug 2019 Day Meet.
Whitby to Robinhoods Bay (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk, no excuses - Whitby to Robinhoods Bay
20th Aug 2019 Evening Meet.
Ilkley Rocky Valley (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
Ilkley more
23rd - 25th Aug 2019 Camping Meet.
Buckspool Farm, Bosherston, Pembroke
Meet Leader: John Mcmahon
Portaloo toilets, sea breeze and a load of hippies in a field, no this isn't Woodstock it's the LMC Pembrokestockfest. Don't accept everything offered round the campfire, or maybe do!
27th Aug 2019 Evening Meet.
Shipley Glen (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Hunt
If Yorkshire Gritstone Vol2 wore clothes It would wear a WAD SQUAD vest
3rd Sep 2019 Evening Meet.
Almscliff (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
Last Tango on Fluted Columns
6th - 7th Sep 2019 Camping Meet.
Anglesey Outdoor Centre, Holyhead
Meet Leader: Ian Ashman
If you want to climb a mountain in less than 30mins, this is your meet! Also nature lovers should keep an eye out for native white horses who visit you in your sleep.
10th Sep 2019 Evening Meet.
Ilkley Quarry (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
The Cow and Calf pub after to explain why you haven't done Tufted Crack yet
17th Sep 2019 Evening Meet.
Caley Boulders / Social (Climbing)
Meet Leader: Will Smith
End of season social. Hope you had a good one.
20th - 21st Sep 2019 Hut Meet. 14 places.
Birkness Barn, Buttermere
Meet Leader: Dave Clark
Ever wondered what it would be like to swan around the country with the prestige and superiority of an FRCC member, well spend a weekend in their hut to see what it feels like.
27th - 28th Sep 2019 Camping Meet.
Hardhurst Farm, Peak District
Meet Leader: Tom Jones
It's not unusual ;) to want to squeeze some last minute cragging in before the weather turns, get your peak on, get gritty!
11th - 12th Oct 2019 Hut Meet. 16 places.
BMSC Coppermines Cottage, Coniston
Meet Leader: Sarah Sharps
Old men on your doorstep and Dow on the horizon, must be Coppermines.
13th Oct 2019 Day Meet.
Simons Seat, Yorkshire Dales (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk, no excuses - Simons Seat, Yorkshire Dales
25th - 26th Oct 2019 Hut Meet. 14 places.
Cae'r Fran, Llanberis
Meet Leader: Ian Ashman
Not been here yet, could be rubbish. Go on... where is your sense of adventure!
31st Oct 2019 Evening Meet.
Thruscross - Halloween  (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
Happy Halloweeen - A Return to Haunted Thruscross
15th - 16th Nov 2019 Hut Meet. 60 places.
Hawkshead YHA, Lake District
Meet Leader: Helen Costelloe
Details pending, watch this space
24th Nov 2019 Day Meet.
Grassington, Yorkshire Dales (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk with sambo, no excuses - Grassington, Yorkshire Dales
6th - 7th Dec 2019 Hut Meet. 26 places.
High House, K Shoes, Borrowdale
Meet Leader: Andrew May
It's the most wonderful meet of the year. Someone will have to do something special to beat Dave Rippins Corbyn Xmas Jumper!
29th Dec 2019 Day Meet.
Inglebrough, Yorkshire Dales (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk, Inglebrough, Yorkshire Dales (Winter)
19th Jan 2020 Day Meet.
Stanage Edge, Peak District (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk, no excuses - Stanage Edge, Peak District
24th - 25th Jan 2020 Hut Meet. 20 places.
George Starkey, Patterdale
Meet Leader: Paul Spinks
** Booking will open Tuesday 17th December to avoid non-postal days** Set in the pretty patterdale valley, with the likes of Helvellyn on the doorstep, this hut is great for a lakeland winter adventure
7th - 8th Feb 2020 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Raeburn Hut, Laggan
Meet Leader: Claire Trenaman
Excellent climbing, walking and mountain biking providing fun weather winter is here or not!
16th Feb 2020 Day Meet.
Lovley Seat & The Green Dragon, Yorkshire Dales (Walk)
Meet Leader: John Armitage
A magical walk, were on a hunt for natural beauty Lovley Seat & The Green Dragon, Yorkshire Dales
21st - 22nd Feb 2020 Hut Meet. 15 places.
Tan Y Garth Hut, Capel Curig
Meet Leader: David Ponting
Nestled away at the back of Capel Curig this old chapel is a perfect base for exploring Snowdonia
6th - 7th Mar 2020 Hut Meet. 16 places.
Alex Macintyre Memorial Hut, Ballachulish
Meet Leader: Sara Hayes
Return of the Mac. Bring big psyche for those big winter days, or just do some nice resort skiiing.
27th - 28th Mar 2020 Hut Meet. 12 places.
Carlswark Cottage, Stoney Middleton
Meet Leader: Kevin Bowser
Hopefully Johnny Dawes' walking guidebook to Britain will be out in time to put it too good use.
9th - 12th Apr 2020 Hut Meet. 14 places.
Langangarbh, Glencoe
Meet Leader: Karl Harrison
WHY AM I TALKING IN CAPITALS - BECAUSE I AM SOOOO CHUFFING EXCITED TO HAVE BEEN ABLE TO BOOK THIS MEET, EASTER AT THE BOTTOM OF BUACHAILLE ETIVE MOR!!! I'M GONNA EXPLODE...
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