Ibex Mountain & Hillwalking Club is a hiking, mountaineering and walking club based in London.

Ibex Mountain & Hillwalking Club is a friendly, inclusive club. Our members are hill walkers and mountaineers of all ages, social backgrounds and experience. We welcome new members to join us on our weekends away.

Coronavirus: We are currently able to run a normal programme of weekends away and day walks. (Ibex coronavirus information).

Weekend Trips

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Scheduled weekend trips

Ibex weekend trips go to the mountains and the coast. Our favourite locations include the Lake District, Snowdonia, Yorkshire, Dartmoor and the Peak District. We usually stay in bunkhouses, mountain huts and hostels keeping costs down.

Day Walks

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Planned day walks

Ibex organises six to nine day walks each year. Walks start from a railway station, a short journey from London. They're a good way to get to know Ibex members and to build your fitness before coming on an Ibex weekend for the first time.

Monthly Club Night

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Club night programme

We meet on the second Wednesday evening of each month in central London. There is usually a slideshow or workshop. If you're thinking of joining Ibex it's a good opportunity to meet members and to find out more about the club.

Weeks away

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Longer trips programme

Ibex organises week trips to Scotland staying in self-catering cottages, so its more deluxe than our weekends - a great way to get to the remote hills. We also do an annual hut to hut trip in the Alps or other European mountains.


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Indoor climbing meets

Scrambling and climbing are an option on some of our weekends. The club organises informal monthly climbing meets at a variety of London climbing walls so that those members who climb can practice together.

Mountain training

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Training weekends

The club helps members develop their mountain skills with a focus on navigation and group leadership. Some of our weekends away include opportunities for training in navigation, scrambling, climbing, and winter skills.