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Climbing at Bamford
Bamford Edge Meet at: Roadside parking to the South of the crag. Take minor road called New Road from the A6013 just North of the village of Bamford and just South of the Yorkshire Bridge Inn. Follow road for approx 1 km to rough parking lay by on left side. OS map reference SK205845. As an environmentally conscious group, we actively encourage car sharing. Further details of car sharing arrangements from Sheffield will appear in the comments section nearer the time. Bamford Edge enjoys a spectacular setting high on a hillside overlooking the Ladybower reservoir. With climbs varying in nature and grades ranging from Diff to the low E’s there really is something for everybody here. Difficulty: Everything from Diff to Extreme grade rock climbing though we will be concentrating on the lower end of that spectrum! Experience Required: Beginners are welcome but you must bring your own harness and climbing shoes. As always, if any of the participants in this meet want to contribute £1.00 towards our Meet Up web hosting costs that will be great.

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Welcome to Sheffield Mountaineering. We are a long established and very friendly group for people who enjoy exploring mountains and hills in the UK without being solely focused on rock climbing (although we do plenty of that too). Being based in Sheffield we take full advantage of the Peak District as well as making regular trips away to Snowdonia, the Lake District and the Scottish Highlands

Our main activities include scrambling, rock climbing, winter climbing, hiking and indoor climbing. We cater for all levels of ability and experience so whether you’re a seasoned Alpinist, just a hill walker looking to move on to something a bit more adventurous or anything in between, you have come to the right place. All our outings take place under the guidance of an experienced mountain leader.

Membership of our group is absolutely free but at each of our outings we do accept voluntary donations of £1.00 per person towards our Meet Up web hosting fees. We do not wish to make any profit from our mission of facilitating mountain outings for like minded people under professional level guidance but if those benefiting from our activities can help out with our operating costs in some small way it is always very much appreciated.

Please see the notes below and hope to hear from you soon....

Important Notes:

This Meet Up group provides an informal means of meeting fellow mountain enthusiasts and enjoying what the great outdoors has to offer. Although there is always an element of knowledge sharing, it is not a Club or Training/Coaching group and therefore members of the group should not expect to receive any special training or instruction. While mountain safety is always our number one priority, at the end of the day as with any other voluntary activities, you remain responsible for your own Health, Safety and Well Being. For any of the Meet Up activities, please ensure you are comfortable with what you are doing and that you are fully informed of the risks. Any doubts at all then please ask. The group does not have any insurance and cannot accept responsibility for the actions of its members.

Please note the following BMC Participation Statement:

"The BMC recognises that climbing, hill 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.

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