2022 Meets - Home and Abroad
Meet and Venue
Meet Leader
January 11Paul Stock, Andy Burton
January 28 - 30Julie Freemantle
February 8Paul Stock, Andy Burton
March 8Paul Stock, Andy Burton
April 8 - 10Mary Eddowes
April 12Paul Stock, Andy Burton
April 14 - 18
Joint ABMSAC/AC Easter Meet George Starkey Hut Patterdale
book your own
May 6 - 8
Peak District Meet Ollerbrook Farm Stables Bunkhouse, Edale
Andy Burton
May 22 - 28
Scottish Spring Meet, Braemar
Judy Renshaw
June 1 - 5
Rhyd Ddu, Oread Club Hut, North Wales
Ed Bramley
June 25 - 26 Mike Goodyer
July 9 - 16
Alpine Hotel Meet Kandersteg Switzerland
Paul Stock
July 2 - 23
Joint Alpine Camping Meet Camping du Glacier D'Argentière
Paul McWhinney (AC)
September 3 - 9 Paul Stock
September 23 - 25
George Starkey Hut Maintenance Meet
Heather Eddowes
Sept 30 - Oct 2 David Clear
October 7 - 10
New Inn, Bwlch, Brecon Beacons
Paul Stock
October 21 - 23
Presidents Meet, George Starkey Hut, Patterdale
Andy Burton
November 8 Paul Stock, Andy Burton
December 13 Paul Stock, Andy Burton
December 26 - January 2
Joint ABMSAC/AC Twixmas/New Year meet, George Starkey Hut
Book your own

Please book direct with the Meet Leader, unless otherwise stated. Contact details are on the members database.

London Lecture Programme for 2021/22

Tuesday 5 October: The Seven Volcanic Summits – David Hamilton

Tuesday 2 November: Climbing and mountaineering in the Écrins NP - Eric Pouget

Tuesday 7 December: The highs and lows of climbing the 7 summits - Jo Bradshaw

Tuesday 11 January: Mountaineering and climbing in Kenya – Richard Nadin and Nicholas Hurndall Smith

Tuesday 1 February: Iceland, September 2021 – Jack Whitaker

Tuesday 1st March: Seven Summits on Seven Islands- Nigel Vardy - it is hoped that this lecture will be held at the Civil Service Club in London.

See News section for full details.

Meets in 2022

Should anything change with regards to Club meets then the attendees will be contacted by the meet organiser and information will also be placed on the club website.

Day Meets have been a successful part of our excursions in 2021 and we are planning to continue them over the coming winter and next autumn. If any members want to help organise the day walks in their area please let Paul know. About two weeks before the day meets the venues will be posted on the website.
Please contact the organisers to confirm your attendance (use members database for email addresses).

The AGM and Annual Dinner will be on Saturday 29 January at the Inn on the Lake in Glenridding. The AGM will be at 5:45, followed by a 4 course dinner at 7:30pm. The cost of the meal will be £31 per person.
Full details and a booking form for the dinner were sent out with the December newsletter.

Refresh/Improve your skills Meet, April 8 -10

This meet is the first of its kind. We have a maximum of 24 places for free practical training with IFMGA guides during the day on Saturday with an evening lecture for all meet attendees. Sunday is a free day for travel arrangements or the chance to practice your newly gained skills.

Ollerbrook Farm, Derbyshire, May 6 - 8

There is a new venue for this years Peak District meet in Edale. The meet is usually a mix of cycling, climbing and hill walking. There are 14 places available at this meet.
Come join us in the beautiful and varied Peak District.

Braemar Meet, May 22 - 28

The spring Scottish meet is to be held at Braemar. Due to Covid restrictions we have had to roll this meet over to this year. It will give the opportunity for members to explore the Cairngorms.

Rhyd Ddu, Oread Hut, North Wales,June 1 - 5

This popular meet is run over an extended weekend and is being held at the Oread Climbing Club Hut in Rhydd Ddu in Snowdonia. It is a mixture of climbing, scrambling and hill walking.

Cotswold weekend, June 25 - 26

This new meet will be based around the Cheltenham/Cotswold area with two day walks in different locations. There is a variety of accommodation available for attendees to book.
A day walk will be planned each day. Details of the routes will be available nearer the time.

Alpine Hotel Meet, July 9 -16

The Meet will be in Kandersteg staying at the Hotel Alfa-Soleil. Please let Paul Stock know if you are interested in the meet. Further details will be sent to members expressing an interest.

Picos de Europa meet – Casa Gustavo Potes, September 3 - 9

This meet is rearranged from last year.We have several beds booked at the venue. Please confirm with Paul if you want to attend this meet.

Roving Meet, Reeth, North Yorkshire, 30 September - 2 October

A new meet to visit a lovely part of the Northern Yorkshire Dales around Reeth.

A booking for 8 members in 2x4 private rooms has been made at the Grinton Lodge YHA, near Reeth for 2 nights from the Friday.
The reception is open from 5pm and there is free parking at the Hostel. Breakfast is available from 7.30 each morning.
The cost per person is £53.55 for 2 nights. Please contact the meet organiser to book a place on this meet.

For more details see Grinton Lodge Hostel

Brecon Beacons Meet, New Inn, Bwlch, 7 - 10 October

There are 10 places booked at the Beaconsbackpackers bunkhouse at the New Inn at Bwlch.
We intend to eat at the pub in the evenings.
Please book with Paul Stock.

Presidents Meet, George Starkey Hut, Patterdale, 21 - 23 October

The Presidents meet, to be held in the George Starkey Hut, is an opportunity to enjoy good fellowship and a chance to put your views about the club to the President and/or committee at an informal gathering.

We will be having a communal meal on the Saturday night. There will be a charge of £10 per person for the evening meal. Wine will be supplied by the club.
Please book with the President. To help the chef please confirm any allergies or special diet requirements.
If any attendee is travelling by train to Penrith, then please let him know so transport can be arranged.
Andy will collect hut fees by BACS.