Meets Calendar 2019


10 Jan 2019

CCCC AGM at the Maypole – 8pm start



01 Feb 2019 - 03 Feb 2019

North Wales Climbing Trip

There are several interesting choices in the area:

  • Trad climbing on Rhyolite
  • Trad climbing on Slate
  • Scrambling
  • Walking

Staying at


15 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019

Banff film festival returns to the Corn Exchange.

Their website is

The Cambridge tickets are at


22 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019

Caving and Climbing in the Mendips

There’s a huge amount of caving in the area, ranging in character from
tight tortuous squalor, through to sporting streamways and huge
well-decorated chambers. It’s also a good place to give caving a go, as
there are plenty of shortish easy caves on for example Burrington Coombe,
that could be combined together depending on how keen you are, or combined
with a bit of climbing or eating cake the nearby tea shops.

For those of you who prefer wide open spaces, there’s plenty of decent
climbing (including a pretty good selection of sport routes) and walking

Staying at



07 Mar 2019

Pub night

Andy Halley will be presenting a short slideshow and talk about his recent trip to do the Cullen Traverse on the Isle of Skye.

7pm start at the Maypole


15 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019

Climbing trip to the Roaches:

This is a western Peak district trad climbing trip climbing on Gritstone.


15 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019

Caving and Climbing in Yorkshire

From a caving perspective, Yorkshire is all about the deep pot holes and is
a great place to learn about using ropes to descend and ascend caves. As
well as the underground wonders, the stunning limestone scenery of the
Yorkshire Dales is a great place for walking and climbing.

Subject to confirmation we will be staying at the YSS hut; hut

This hut is ideally located in the heart of the Dales (and next door to a
pub!) with easy access to a wide variety of caves suitable for all
abilities, and an in-house Single Rope Technique (SRT) training facility,
for those new to vertical caving. For those of a less trogliphilic nature,
two of Yorkshires famous Three Peaks are can be tackled directly from the
hut, and for those climbers looking for something different, Hull Pot is
spectacular, and has some good trad and sport routes – It’s within walking
distance of the hut and almost counts as a cave ;o)



06 Apr 2019

Beginner’s Climbing trip to the Peak district.

The usual introduction to Peak district climbing. Only a day trip.


12 Apr 2019 - 14 Apr 2019

Caving and Climbing in South Wales

Staying at the CSS Hut
The Hut is adjacent to Mynydd Llangattock, which is home to some of the longest caves in the country. There’s also plenty of climbing nearby e.g.


18 Apr 2019 - 22 Apr 2019

Climbing trip to Cornwall.

Easter trip.



03 May 2019 - 06 May 2019

Bouldering trip to Fontainbleau.

This is the May bank holiday trip to the forest sandstone boulders in France.


24 May 2019 - 27 May 2019

Climbing trip to Gogarth.

Over the late May bank holiday the climbing trip will be to Anglesey in North Wales. Trad climbing options on this trip include multipitch sea cliffs and single pitch crags, there are also some sport climbing areas.



28 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019

Climbing trip to Wye Valley



02 Aug 2019 - 04 Aug 2019

Sport climbing trip to Portland
(Note the change of date!)


23 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019

Sport climbing trip to Yorkshire.



27 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019

Climbing trip to North Devon

Baggy Point



25 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019

Combined Climbing and Caving trip to Somerset

Annual dinner meet



21 Nov 2019


8pm at the Maypole pub.


23 Nov 2019 - 01 Dec 2019

Winter Sun trip to Tenerife