South Devon Mountaineering Club


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Jamie Trump replied to Michelle Penwell's discussion Torbryan climb
"Hi Michelle,I'm planning on going, haven't heard from anyone else yet but hopefully there…"
Aug 16
Michelle Penwell posted a discussion

Torbryan climb

ok, round two of trying to get to meet you guys.  Anyone going to Chudleigh this evening?  we're…See More
Aug 16
Mark Wilson replied to Mark Wilson's discussion 2017 AGM Awards
"That's the one Sean. Much better after cleaning out the loose rock. Other than one very large…"
Aug 11
Pete replied to Pierre morrod's discussion Looking for a climbing partner
"Also, we have a BBQ at Bonehill on Wednesday 10th of August, which is a great opportunity to meet…"
Aug 4
Steve Woollard posted a discussion

BMC Re-Naming

If anyone objects to the BMC renaming itself to Climb Britain can sign this petition…See More
Aug 3
Pete replied to Pierre morrod's discussion Looking for a climbing partner
"Hi Pierre,  The club is meeting at Dewerstone on Wednesday evening. There should be people…"
Jul 31
Pierre morrod posted a discussion

Looking for a climbing partner

Hi Have been climbing on and off for years and need to pull my finger out )) Would really like to…See More
Jul 28
Sean Kelly replied to Mark Wilson's discussion 2017 AGM Awards
"Was it this route Mark? A good effort!"
Jul 24
Mark Wilson replied to Mark Wilson's discussion 2017 AGM Awards
"On Sunday (17/7/16) I went to Daddyhole upper cliff with Ruth to try and finish off a new route…"
Jul 20
Mark Wilson posted a discussion

2017 AGM Awards

Every year we award the following awards· Epic trophy ( for dramatic adventures, eligible only for…See More
Jul 20
Sean Kelly posted a status
"Irish Man's Wall It is looking good for tomorrows meet. For anyone who hasn't been before this is a lovely spot on the Moor. Are you going?"
Jul 19
Emma Grant posted a status
"Wednesday climbing is at Chudleigh north side this evening. 13th July. Hope to see you there."
Jul 13
Andy Matthews commented on Sean Kelly's photo

Andy all at sea!

"I was heading for Exmouth - the fish n chips are better there!"
Jul 12
Jonathan Hobbs posted a blog post

Successful Alpine Adventures!

Myself and Mark Haward have just returned from a very successful fortnight of alpine mountaineering…See More
Jul 12
chris ebbutt commented on Sean Kelly's photo

Freddie the Frog hits Torquay, but Chris only hit the water

"What a brilliant night out, Meadfoot to the harbour in 4 hours! Hopeless attempts on Aquamarina,…"
Jul 11
Sean Kelly posted photos
Jul 7
Pete posted a photo
Jul 2
chris ebbutt posted a status
"Climbing tonight is at Daddyhole not Cheesewring as its warm dry and sunny in Torbay"
Jun 22
Chaman Kumar commented on Chaman Kumar's photo

Tim and Mark on Cod

"Sorry, title got chopped when I uploaded it!"
Jun 15
Sean Kelly posted a status
Jun 14

Welcome to the South Devon Mountaineering Club. We are an active club with over 160 members exploring all areas of coast and moorland in Devon and further afield.

The club is open to all adults with an interest in the great outdoors and adventure activities and we also welcome members' families to meets.

The club's main activities are Hill Walking, Mountaineering and Rock Climbing at all levels and abilities.

As well as regular weekly meets for climbers and walkers, club members organise frequent ad hoc weekend and longer trips both home and abroad. Members climb or boulder most weeks throughout the year.

Why Join?

  • Regular meets - climb every Wednesday and most weekends!
  • Climbing and Walking meets at evenings, weekdays and weekends plus trips away
  • Meet experienced walkers, mountaineers and climbers
  • Discounted Dart Rock entry for SDMC members
  • Discount off Cotswold Outdoors and Taunton Leisure
  • Annual membership just £22 - get it back thru member discounts!
  • The fee includes Affiliated BMC membership, upgradeable to individual BMC membership


If you would like to join, come along to one of our meets or become a member.

Some of our planned trips

This is just a selection of coming trips. For regular meets and details see our meets.


Brecon Beacons


North Wales



Dartmoor Winter Madness



Peak District

Leading Course



North Wales 3000s


Wye Valley

Gogarth & Holyhead

Culm Coast


Lizard, Cornwall













Wherever the sun shines

Blog Posts

Successful Alpine Adventures!

Posted by Jonathan Hobbs on July 12, 2016 at 13:21

Cornish Climbing Festival June

Posted by Trevor Smith on May 23, 2016 at 10:43

Alps trip in July.

Posted by Stephen Ashworth on April 10, 2016 at 13:28 — 2 Comments


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Chudleigh Tonight 1 Reply

Started by Michelle Penwell in Meets. Last reply by Jamie Trump Aug 16.

2017 AGM Awards 3 Replies

Started by Mark Wilson in General. Last reply by Mark Wilson Aug 11.

Looking for a climbing partner 2 Replies

Started by Pierre morrod in Meets. Last reply by Pete Aug 4.


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