Established in 1889 the Scottish Mountaineering Club has been at the forefront of climbing and mountaineering in Scotland for over 100 years. Members, both past and present, have included many of Scotland's most influential climbers and mountaineers. Find out more.
The Club's first meet since March 2020 was a very socially-distanced affair around Gairloch and Loch Ewe
This is a self catering meet.
Despite the planned easing of travel restrictions, we think that traveling to Northern Ireland this June is unlikely, so this meets is cancelled. We hope to reinstate it in the future.
The annual UK clubs' alpine meet organised by the Alpine Club
The delayed Easter Meet will go ahead at the Inchnadampf Hotel, subject to any Covid restrictions pertaining at the time.
After a few years absence we are delighted to announce the return of a painting and drawing meet at Lagangarbh.
The SMC maintains a webcam and weather station located on top of the CIC hut. Being on the west coast of Scotland and the altitude the hut is situated at the hut is often bombarded by severe storms, especially in winter. The webcam faces the North Face of Ben Nevis, and in the middle of the picture can been seen North East Buttress and The Orion Face.
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The SMC offers a diverse number of publications, appealing to all outdoor enthusiasts. Profits from our guidebooks go to the Scottish Mountaineering Trust which is a Scottish-registered charity. Purchasing an SMC publication therefore helps the Scottish mountain environment.