There are two area groups of the GOC that organize a programme of walks within reach of Manchester, these are the Transpennine Group and the Lake District Group. Visit www.goc.org.uk for further details where you can also contact the organisers of the local groups. There are also GOC special interest groups for those who enjoy, amongst other things, caving, climbing, cycling, skiing, and swimming. Also on Facebook.
A very popular national group, based in Manchester, that organises outdoor events for gay and bi lads all over the UK. Activities include walking, climbing, caving and water sports. Visit www.outdoorlads.com for all contact details or find them on Facebook.