Hertfordshire Mountaineering Club

Welcome to the HMC

The HMC is an active and friendly club based in Hertfordshire made up of enthusiastic people of all ages (18 and over) and abilities who share a passion for adventure, mountains and the outdoors. The HMC is affiliated  to the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) giving our members access to an excellent range of benefits and support.

Latest trips

Braemar – Scotland trip – Easter 2018

While the home counties were drenched in grey drizzle, conditions were almost perfect in Scotland over Easter. HMC members broke out the ice axes and dusted off and sharpened their crampon points for some excellent icy conditions on the Munroes around Braemar.

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Edale – December 2017

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Snowdonia – November 2017


Dollgethleu, Wales – July 2017

Patterdale – Spring Bank Holiday – May 2017

Glen Coe – Easter 2017

Snowdonia – March 2017

Lake District – Seathwaite – January 2017

Want to join an active hill walking and climbing group?

Come along and meet fellow club members  from 8.30pm on last Tuesday of each month at the Three Horseshoes Pub, Smallford, Hatfield. We’re always willing to chat about the club, what we get up to and how you can be involved. You can also find our members at the local climbing walls in Hatfield and St Albans and there is more information available from Cotswold in St Albans.

The 2016 edition of the HMC magazine, ‘CRUX’ is available.  Filled with exciting features, trip reports, equipment testing and lots and lots of photos from HMC events. Find out what we have been up to over the last year. Click the image below to download our magazine.

Crux - Spring 2016