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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.
Mid Week Lunch Meet - Tuesday 9th October, 12 noon
Hare and Hounds
Members past and present, guests and web behaved Grandchildren are most welcome, for an afternoon of gourmet eating and scintillating conversation.
Wednesday Night Climbing Meets
Details of ther indoor winter climbing meets to follow soon
Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan
The YMC is an affiliated member of the BMC and insurance for these activities is provided accordingly by the BMC for YMC members and Aspirant Members.
The YMC and BMC recognise 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.
Widdop Reservoir Walking & Climbing Meet
Sunday 30th September 2018
Location: Widdop Reservoir - Yorkshire Water Car Park GR 937 327 (No charge).
Sat Nav: Google search gives post code of HX7 7AZ for Sat Nav users.
Climbing Coordinator: Jonathan Carter
Walking Coordinator: Kath & Graham Willis
Facilities: Public toilets & shops are available in Hebden Bridge.
The YMC Widdop Climbing & Walking Meet will have joint start point at the Yorkshire Water carp park at Widdop Reservoir HX7 7AZ - GR 937 327
Further information on the climbing meet can be obtained from the climbing coordinator - Jonathan Carter and for the walking meet from the walking meet coordinator - Graham Willis .
The walking route will be a clockwise route of about 15k (9.3 miles) taking in about 318m (1,043ft) of ascent.
The proposed route is a circular route following the road east to cross the dam wall of Gorple Lower Reservoir, climbing south onto Heptonstall Moor then heading west passing Reaps Cross, Egypt & Noah Dale, to arrive at the trig point of Hoof Stones Height on Black Hameldon. Travelling north we'll cross the Pennine Bridleway before joining with the Burnley Way to traverse Widdop reservoir to the start point.
Refreshments afterwards at the Pack Horse Inn, Widdop Road, Widdop, Hebden Bridge HX7 7AT
Coniston Hut Meet
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October 2018
Tenerife climbing and Walking Meet
Saturday 13th to Friday 19th October 2018
Brimham Rocks Walking & Climbing Meet
Sunday 21st October 2018
Location: Brimham Rocks Main Car Park GR 208 645 (Pay & Display).
Sat Nav: Google search gives post code of HG3 4DW for Sat Nav users.
Climbing Coordinator: Jonathan Carter
Walking Coordinator: Derek Field
Walking Route: About 15.9k (9.8 miles) & 351m (1,151ft) of ascent
Facilities: Public toilets are available by the on site cafe. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brimham-rocks
The YMC Brimham Climbing & Walking Meet will have joint start point at the main car park at Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Near Harrogate. North Yorkshire. HG3 4DW - GR SE 208 645.
Further information on the climbing meet can be obtained from the climbing coordinator - Jonathan Carter and for the walking meet from the walking meet coordinator - Derek Field
The walking route will be a clockwise route of about 15.9k (9.8 miles) taking in about 352m (1,151ft) of ascent.
The proposed route is a circular route descending through High Wood & Braisty Woods to meet the River Nidd. We then follow the riverside path to Pateley Bridge for lunch in the park. Returning to Brimham via the Panorama Walk & Nidderdale Way. Hopefully to join up with the climbers at the Idol Stone, Dancing Bear & Lovers Leap Chimney area.
Refreshments afterwards at The Crown on High Street, Pateley Bridge. HG3 5AP
Scar House Reservoir near Patley Bridge Walking Meet
Sunday 11th November 2018
Location: Yorkshire Water Services Car Park at the reservoir wall - GR SE 069 766.
Sat Nav: Google search gives post code of HG3 5SW for Sat Nav users.
Meet Coordinator: Eve & Steve Bartlett
Walking Route: About 15k (9.4 miles) & 521m (1,709ft) of ascent.
Facilities: Public toilets are available at the start point. Shops in Pateley Bridge passed on route. Occasional cafe - www.howstean.co.uk/families/visitor-attractions/scar-house-cafe/
Note: Please take appropriate footwear and waterproofs for the weather forecast as it is a remote area.
The YMC Scar House Reservoir Meet will start at the main reservoir car park at the dam wall near Pateley Bridge. North Yorkshire. HG3 5SW - GR SE 069 766.
Further information on the meet can be obtained from the meet coordinator - Eve & Steve Bartlett
The walking route will be a clockwise route of about 15k (9.4 miles) taking in about 521m (1,709ft) of ascent.
The proposed route is a clockwise circular route following parts of the Nidderdale Way east & south to Lofthouse via the Dale Edge track and passing the shooting lodge on Thrope Edge. Leaving Lofthouse we'll climb up to Middlesmoor and rejoin the Nidderdale Way, following In Moor Lane back to the start point.
Refreshments afterwards at The Crown at Middlesmoor HG3 5ST - passed earlier in the day. www.crownhotelmiddlesmoor.co.uk
Walking Meet - Pendle Hill From Barley Village
Sunday 25th November 2018
Location: Barley Village Car Park. OSGB SD 823 403
Sat Nav: Google search gives post code of BB12 9JX for Sat Nav users.
Coordinator: Angela Moroney
Route: About 12.5k (8.0 miles) & 523m (1,715ft) of ascent.
Note: Please take appropriate footwear and waterproofs for the weather forecast.
Facilities: Public toilets, cafe & shops are available at the start point.
The meet will start at the main village car park in Barley.
The proposed route follows sections of the Pendle Way & Pendle Witch Trail. Passing through Newchurch believed to be the burial place of Alice Nutter & on to Faugh's quarry where Demdike met the Devil.
Visiting Moss End, Bull Hole & Saddlers Farm which also played a part in the tale of the Lancashire Witch Story. Ascending Pendle Hill at 557m and descending via Lower Black Moss Reservoir.
Further information on the meet can be obtained from the meet coordinator - Angela Moroney
The walking route will be a circular route of about 12.5k (8.0 miles) taking in about 523m (1,715ft) of ascent.
Refreshments afterwards in Barley Village.
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