Mountaineering, rock climbing, walking, paragliding, mountain biking, road biking

The Mountaineering Club of Bury (MOB) is a small, friendly club established in 1979.
We meet the 1st Wednesday evening of every month at,
The white Lion pub
Bolton st 
Bury town center

(near the parish church)
Lancashire.

(see EVENTS on this page for dates),
If you are interested in joining please click on this link, and leave your email address,
http://mountaineeringclubofbury.ning.com/main/authorization/signUp?
You are then welcome to come along to one of our club nights to join us. (or you could just come along anyway).
Please note you can only join the club at one of the meetings and not over the internet.

The events shown on this website are open to club members only.

British Mountaineering Council (BMC) participation statement:
"The BMC recognises that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement."
(The Mountaineering Club of Bury (MOB) is affiliated to the British Mountaineering Council)
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The MOB bank account details are:-

Sort Code:08-92-99 Acc

Account No.65590717

Subs are £23.00 which includes membership to the BMC. If you make any payments to the account you must contact the treasurer Matt Fowthrop on 07585975370 or the payment will not be logged and you may miss BMC membership or any trips paid for.

MOB has got a club YHA card for use for anyone to use, officially minimum 6 persons but I have used it with less. just ask to use it. 

Deeply Vale Bouldering Topo


http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/leisure/#?zoom=6&lon=-3.16&lat=54.45&locId=371368&tab=map&map=Summits

http://www.campcraft.co.uk

http://longsleddaleopc.googlepages.com

Ian Johnston's Kyaking blog 

http://mountainandseascotland.blogspot.com/

 Nigel Blansford's epic ride across America link

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ocean2Ocean-USA-Riding-into-the-Sunset/327615040616402

Leo Woodhead's blog

http://verticalthoughts.wordpress.com/

 

 

Latest Activity

Gary Walker commented on Gary Walker's event 'Climbing Evening'
"Looks like weather good for Troy.  I'll be there from about 6.30/7.00.  Brian is going in the afternoon."
Jun 20
Caitlin Bell posted an event

Saturday 17th at Mountains

June 17, 2017 all day
Weather is looking really good Saturday, my shift has been swapped so I have the day off. Would be really keen to get out in the hills. 07701002095
Jun 15
Gary Walker posted an event

Climbing Evening at Troy Quarry

June 20, 2017 from 6pm to 10pm
Climbing evening at Troy Quarry.  Good for beginners.  Text or phone me and I will make a Whatsapp group.Could go to Preston Climbing wall if wet.If you need gear or haven't climbed before give me a ring.Pint afterwards.  Pub also serves cheap…See More
Jun 11
John brandon commented on Ian Brewster's event 'Alex Macintyre Hut'
"Just paid £24 into mob account online"
Jun 8
John brandon commented on John brandon's event 'Walk/ hike. Lake District'
"My phone is 07767477240."
Jun 8
John brandon posted an event

Walk/ hike. Lake District at Lake district

June 11, 2017 all day
Exact route to be decided but doing some Wainwrights on Sunday. Only just decided as weather looks OK. If anyone wants to come along let me know. Cheers JB
Jun 8
Mike Chambers posted photos
May 16
Mike Chambers commented on Mike Chambers's photo
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"Great day on Skye. 3 Monroes including the Inpinn with a couple of friends from the Ochils club. Long views, warm rock, light winds."
May 16
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"Foreshortened Caroline approaches Stuc a Chroin summit"
May 15
Mike Chambers posted photos
May 15
John brandon commented on Ian Brewster's event 'Alex Macintyre Hut'
"Count me in Ian, let me know about payment. Jb"
May 14
Cath Skinner commented on John brandon's event 'Bury Jubilee hostel weekend - Glenridding Lakes'
"I've put my name down and paid into MOB bank account today. Cath"
May 12
 

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Old mountain bike

Looking to borrow or buy an old mountain bike for next weekend for Andy's friend.  Anyone have one.  Doesn't need to be any good - not for technical riding.  Thanks, Gary.Continue

Started by Gary Walker in Sample Title Apr 22.

Mill Cottage weekend

Dear All,I think it was generally agreed that Mill Cottage was a great place to stay for the weekend. The cottage was very comfortable, and well kitted out.All 12 of our group got out in the rather…Continue

Started by Ian Brewster in Sample Title Mar 6.

Mill Cottage Weekend

Dear All,I think it was generally agreed that Mill Cottage was a great place to stay for the weekend. The cottage was very comfortable, and well kitted out.All 12 of our group got out in the rather…Continue

Started by Ian Brewster in Sample Title Mar 6.

Black Sail Hut 1 - 3 September Balance Due

Hello everyone.Although we are still quite a few months away from this weekend we need to pay the balance for hiring the Hut lock stock and barrel.This means that each of those attending need to…Continue

Started by Andy Ashton in Sample Title Feb 5.

Re MOB Winter hut weekend 2 Replies

Dear All,Jim has dropped out from the Mill Cottage hut weekend so we have a spare place. If you're interested, or know anyone else who is, please let me know.It's Fri 3rd to Sun 5th March, at Mill…Continue

Started by Ian Brewster in Sample Title. Last reply by Ian Brewster Jan 25.

Photo Competition Winners

Dear All,I've loaded the winning picture and runners up from yesterday evening's annual MOB photo competition, onto the Photos page, so you can have a look.IanContinue

Started by Ian Brewster in Sample Title Jan 5.

Events

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MOB minutes May meeting Annual AGM

The AGM was well attended with approx 15 members.



Our current chair Cath Skinner did a quick resume of the years' events and thanked the members for their efforts and participation. Particular thanks goes to those who put events on the web site and managed them for all. We have had some great times out and about over the year together.



Thanks to Cath for her chairwoman ship over the year , she has done a great job.



A new chair and deputy were voted in with the… Continue

Posted by John brandon on May 4, 2017 at 20:30

Helping the Bury Jubilee Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Hi - does anyone feel able to respond to the appeal below?

Dave Dickson and I have been involved for a long time but I have now left the area and Dave is probably reaching his last fifty years of useful service (sorry to be so blunt, Dave).

Putting Something Back

If you are from near Bury (Lancashire) and love the outdoors, want to promote opportunities for young people to enjoy the Lakes at minimal cost, have enjoyed using the Bury…

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Posted by Mike Chambers on January 23, 2017 at 11:17

MOB minute Jan 2017 meeting

This was the annual photo comp presentation. Meeting well attended by 23 members.

New 20.00 hrs start time seems to work well.

People seems to be getting out and about over the xmas hols albeit on shorter ventures.

Plenty of biking and walking going on.

Future events include :

Sat 21st Jan. Christmas curry night. Let mick slater know if you are coming asap. This is usually well attended.

Jan 27th or 28th depending on weather , wales walk organised by derek K. -Aber… Continue

Posted by John brandon on January 9, 2017 at 17:00

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