Meets and Tours – in the UK

If you are not yet a member but would like to take part in any of these events, you must first join the AAC(UK). Only then will you have access to the required booking information in the password-protected Members’ Area of this website.

Some of the events listed on this page are official Club events.  Others are arranged by organisations or individuals for Club members, but are not official Club events.

Meets and Tours in the UK in 2015

Sept 11 – 13: Weekend: Training in Snowdonia.

Sep 12 – 14: Weekend: Cambrian Mountains, Mid-Wales.

Oct 2 – 4:  Weekend: Yorkshire Dales, Upper Wharfedale.

Weekend staying in camping barn at Grange Farm, Hubberholme. Walking nearby includes routes along the Pennine Way, the Dales Way, along and above Littondale, Langstrothdale and Upper Wharfedale and ascents of Buckden Pike and other hills.

Oct 16 – 18: AGM Weekend: Capel Curig, Snowdonia.

Accommodation reserved at Plas y Brenin, National Mountain Centre LL24 0ET. Ideal base for attending the 2015 AGM and participating in outdoor and training activities in Snowdonia. Snowdon, the Glyderau, the Carneddau and the Moelwyns are all within easy range of the Centre. Outdoor activities include: member-led mountain bike excursions, and mountain, ecology and history walks. Training activities include: mountain bike promotion; rope skills and rock climbers workshop; first aid; navigation by GPS. The AGM will be held late Saturday afternoon and is followed by dinner.

Nov 27 – 29: Weekend: Coniston, Lake District

Weekend staying at Low House Climbing Hut in Coniston village. Surrounding hills include Coniston Old Man, Swirl How, Wetherlam and Dow Crag. Dow Crag offers scrambling routes. Day walk on Saturday 28th (see Day Walks). Saturday evening meal in a local pub or restaurant.

Dec 11 – 13: Weekend: Buxton, Derbyshire

Annual Christmas Dinner meet. The dinner will take place in The Old Hall Hotel, Buxton. Accommodation needs to be booked on an individual basis. Buxton is on the eastern side of the High Peak and there are numerous walks possibilities both nearby and further afield. There should be walks arranged on both days. Buxton is a Spa town so members will find plenty of interest aside from walks.

Jan 15 – 17 2016: Weekend: Waunfawr, near Llanberis, Snowdonia

Weekend staying at the Chamois Mountaineering Hut, Waunfawr (off the road towards Llanberis). Snowdon, Glyderau and Nantlle ridge within easy reach. Winter conditions possible, but not guaranteed.

The AAC (UK) recognises that climbing, hill and country walking 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 and involvement.

Under the Club rules, the Club, its officers, committee members and persons acting on behalf of the Club cannot be held liable for any loss or injury occurring to any participant while taking part in its activities.

The above programme of meets and tours provides an opportunity for members to take part in a wide variety of events, in the UK.

[Updated 30 June 2015]

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