Would you like to join?
The Club caters for all, young and old, expert and novice, and we boast a broad range of interests and experience. You are welcome to join us.
To find out more about becoming a member look at our membership pages or contact our New Member Co-ordinators Dave & Audrey Girt, using the form on the contact page.
YMC Climbing & Walking Meets
March & April 2020 – Cancelled
In response to recent advice from government and advice from the BMC today due to the Coronavirus pandemic the committee have decided to cancel all meets in March & April 2020 to avoid contributing to the spread of the virus.
We will of course constantly keep the situation under review and will issue an update towards the end of April 2020.
Please address any queries to the YMC Secretary and/or Meets Secretary as appropriate.
YMC Meets Secretary
For and on behalf of the YMC Committee
Mid Week Lunch Meet –
Members past and present, guests and well behaved Grandchildren are most welcome, for an afternoon of gourmet eating and scintillating conversation.
The weekend meets list and mid week lunch meets for 2020 is now available to download Click Here
Club Members Climb throughout the year at indoor climbing walls and from March to September at local crags.
Further information will be posted when available
Climbing & Walking Meet – Grindelwald, Switzerland
Saturday 29th August 2020 – Saturday 5th September 2020
This years annual overseas trip will take us to Switzerland and the beautiful town of Grindlewald
We are flying out from Manchester airport on Saturday 29th August to Geneva and returning on 5th September. You will need to book your own flights. Currently 6 of us are booked on the EasyJet flight Departing at 12.25 and returning at 10.35 hours.
We will be staying at the Grindelwald Youth Hostel on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
The cost of which is £262 per person but subject to how many we get booked on the trip we may be able to get that price down.
In the area we are staying is the Iconic Mountain The Eiger. There is also the option of lots of sports climbing and also lots of Via Ferrata routes.
There will be a cost per person for car hire but that will be sorted once we know how many are coming and how many vehicles we need.
As ever the club has lots of climbing equipment so there is no need to go out and buy it you can borrow it at no cost.
If you are interested in this trip please let me know ASAP so I can get the accommodation booked. Also, don’t delay getting your flights booked as the price can go up.
The YMC recognises that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.
Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan Carter