Climbing Clubs and Associations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Climbing Clubs and Associations

The Alpine Club

The world's first mountaineering club, and Britain's only national club for Alpinists. Includes details of membership, meets, lecture programmes, publications, and resources.

An Teallach Mountaineering Club

An informal club with one of the remotest huts in Scotland, in Glen Affric with access to several Munros. Includes details of membership, meets list and reports, photo gallery, and contacts.

The Austrian Alpine Club (UK)

British section of an organisation of mountaineers, walkers, and snow sport enthusiasts. Includes details of membership and benefits, news, and events diary.

Bath University Mountaineering Club

Provides an overview on social events and equipment used. Contains insights on local climbing.

Bremex Mountaineering and Climbing Club

Offers a programme of weekend meets for people who specifically want to practise, improve and share the skills involved in hillwalking, mountaineering and climbing; with details of membership, schedule, news, contacts, and history.

Burnley Mountaineering Club

Formed in 1952 for fellwalkers and climbers. Includes details of membership, programme of meets and events, and news.

Cairngorm Club

Probably the largest hillwalking and climbing club in Scotland, formed to encourage mountaineering in the Cairngorms; includes details of membership and meets, Muir Cottage, projects, publications, and resources.

The Carn Dearg Mountaineering Club

Organises regular monthly day and weekend trips to some of Scotland’s most spectacular mountain areas. Includes their programme, details of membership, location of huts, and a blog.

The Chamois Mountaineering Club

A nationally based mountaineering club with a centre in Snowdonia available for club members and also for outside bookings. Also organises climbing meets around the UK.

Climber’s Club

A national club encouraging climbing and promoting the interests of mountaineers and the mountain environment. Includes information about membership and meets programme, with details of their guides to areas, routes, and walls.

Clwyd Mountaineering Club

A club based in North Wales affiliated to the BMC; includes their programme of meets and social events, news, and contacts.

Craven Mountaineering Club

Organises a regular programme of climbing and walking meets in the Dales, Lake District, Scotland and North Wales. Includes a calendar and membership details.

Dundee Mountain Club

Active mountain sports club for mountaineering, hillwalking/hiking, climbing, ski touring, and mountain biking.

Fell and Rock Climbing Club

A club for mountaineers and rock climbers mainly focused on the Lake District, with a nation wide membership. Provides a guide to walks and climbs, news, conservation programme, and how to join.

Gentian Mountaineering Club

Contains an overview on the origin and foundation of the club. Narrates some member’s experiences and photos.

The Grampian Club

A mountaineering, climbing and hillwalking club based in Dundee, Scotland but with members all over the UK.

Gwent Mountaineering Club

Cater for all abilities and activities in mountaineering, with a membership drawn from across South East Wales, and organising meets in South and North Wales, England, Scotland and abroad. Includes their programme and membership details.

Junior Mountaineering Club of Scotland(Glasgow Section)

Organises weekend trips all over Scotland (and the UK) every fortnight throughout the year. Contains membership information, mailing lists, meeting calendar, photo galley, and links to other branches.

Mountain Bothies Association

A charity which maintains about 100 shelters in some of the remoter parts of the UK. Includes locations, a guide to using bothies, and how to get involved in supporting their work as a volunteer or by making a donation.

Mountaineering Council of Scotland

Key information about the MCofS, including staff, strategic aims, governance and organisation.

NEWMC - The North East Wales Mountaineering Club

Provides their calendar of weekly meets and trips abroad, with news and contacts.

North Devon Climbing Club

Organises bouldering on Dartmoor, with training and indoor sessions; with news, photo galleries, local climbing spots, and a blog.

Northumbrian Mountaineering Club

A large club catering for all levels, from almost-beginner to international competition standard; with details of their "meets diary" and contacts. the_nmc

Ochils Mountaineering Club

A Stirling-based club catering for hill walkers and climbers in Stirling and Central Scotland, with a programme of meets all over Scotland; provides calendar, newsletters, details of the club's cottage at Crianlarich, and other resources.

The Polldubh Club

A climbing club for the Fort William and Lochaber area; includes a climbing archive for Glen Nevis, contacts, and a forum.

Red Rope - The Socialist Walking and Climbing Club

A national club operating across England, Scotland and Wales facilitating walking, climbing and mountaineering throughout Britain and beyond. Includes events and trips, membership details, and resources.

Scottish Mountaineering Club

Scotland's second oldest mountaineering and hill walking club, based in Glasgow; includes details of membership, journal, library, huts, and resources for climbers or walkers seeking to "bag" the Munros.

South Wales Mountaineering Club

Includes updates, meeting schedules, newsletters, and details on climbs and weather forecasts.

The Wayfarers' Club

A national club with a strong base of members from Merseyside and the Northwest; with details of membership, meets list, and information about their hut in Langdale.

Yorkshire Mountaineering Club

Meets somewhere in the UK most weekends for walking and climbing, and at local outcrops and climbing walls midweek; with details of membership, programme, news, and contacts. Also includes a collection of guides and routes.

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