Kalymnos climbing trip 2014 (Deposits Due)

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Kalymnos climbing trip 2014 (Deposits Due)

Time: October 4, 2014 at 6pm to October 11, 2014 at 7pm
Location: Kalymnos
City/Town: Massouri
Website or Map: http://www.rockfax.com/databa…
Event Type: sport, climbing, /, walking
Organized By: Dave Evan's
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2014

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Just been speaking to Dave Evans regards the Kalymnos trip Oct 2014


He is planning to look at doing a block booking for paid up club members at the end of August,  If your not a full member and you'd like to go now's your chance to pay your due's, if not your more than welcome to sort it out yourselves and join us.
 
Just to Re cap 
 
The club had a big trip out there a few years ago which went down extremely well, rock climbing, walking and a dam good social event
 
AS for this next trip
 
It looks like we will have a 7 hour wait on the mainland before taking the ferry over to Kalymnos. Fortunately there is a bar so we will be able to have refreshments and a meal to kill some of the time. Again Dave is looking to book us in hotel accommodation with us eating out in the town in the evenings. 
 
Cost will be £450.00 which includes flights hotel and breakfast
Then all you need is spending money and some insurance
 
See the write up in Rock Fax.
 
Kalymnos is the fourth largest island in the Dodecanese chain of Greek islands, which include Kos and Rhodes, situated close to the Turkish mainland. While small at only 40 square miles it packs in an amazing range of routes on its limestone cliffs, and it's size makes it ideal for getting around without a hire car. The best of the climbing (at the moment) is concentrated around the small tourist town of Massouri, a 20 minute taxi ride from the island capital and ferry port of Pothia. Many quality 1 and 2-pitch sport routes from fine F4+ slabs to overhanging F8b stamina fests have been developed, with some spectacular climbing available on tufas and stalactites. Autumn and Springtime are the best times for climbing, with most crags in the shade until mid-afternoon, allowing you to enjoy a well deserved siesta on the beach or a swim in the sea after a hard morning of climbing.
 
If you'd like to go email Dave Evan's (wheelsage1@hotmail.co.uk) with the following details
Dave will then email you back with his address so you can send him a cheque before the end of August
 
Full name and address
Date of birth
Pass port No
Date of issue 
Date of expiry 
Nationality if not UK
Telephone No
Deposit £50 (Made payable to David Evans)
Dave will give you plenty of notice when the balance is due.
 

 

 

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Comment by Derek Kenyon on October 3, 2014 at 15:50

Hand luggage : just to remind you that we are only allowed 6kg and the size to fit in the basket. See you all at the Airport D 

Comment by Derek Kenyon on September 17, 2014 at 19:12

Message off Dave Evan's our Team leader (-:

I have now received all the tickets for the Kalymnos climbing trip.
Final Kalymnos travel details are as follows:
 
Outbound flights
Date: Saturday 4th October 2014
Check-In: Manchester Terminal 2
Flight: ST4996 to Kos 
Depart Manchester: Saturday 17:20
Arrive Kos: Saturday 23:30 
 
Inbound flights
Date: Sunday 12th October 2014
Check-In: Kos
Flight ST4997 to Manchester
Depart Kos: Sunday 00:15
Arrive Manchester: 02:50
 
I am proposing meeting at Manchester Terminal 2 at 14:30.
On arriving at Terminal 2, find the Check-In desk number and meet near to the desk.
Please get there on time as we want to get through security and have a beer or two.
Do not have any sharp objects or liquids more than 100mls in your hand luggage.
Best way is to put it all in your hold luggage.
Hold luggage is 20kg.
 
See you all soon.

Comment by Derek Kenyon on July 28, 2014 at 19:51

Message off Dave Evans.

Final payment has been made to Olympic Travel for the Kalymnos trip.
I will inform you when the tickets arrive, what Manchester terminal we will depart from and what time we will depart.
I will distribute the tickets at the airport.
Please let everyone know on the MOB website.

Looks like Dave's got everything covered as usual.

Regards Derek

Comment by Stephen Fernley on February 16, 2014 at 19:39

I've not booked yet so I'll look into it. My current plan has some long airport waits which are never fun.

Comment by Derek Kenyon on February 15, 2014 at 18:01

Hi Steven Have you booked yet? we've all gone on a package holiday set up, did you speak to Adam? I've given him all the information so book some more places. D

Comment by Stephen Fernley on February 15, 2014 at 14:55

So I'm coming to Kalymnos. I thought I'd share my convoluted flight plan with you. It's complicated but it does work out quite cheap and gets me to Kalymnos from Croatia via Belgrade and Athens.

First flight is Belgrade to Athens 00:30 to 3:00  4th October. Then there's a load of time to kill at the airport before I flying to kalymnos 13:10 to 14:10. Then I fly back to Athens on the 11th 14:30 to 15:30 then to Manchester 19:30 to 21:30.

You may have noticed I'm leaving a day early. This is because it is far more practical to fly the 11th than the 12th.

Comment by Dave Evans on August 17, 2013 at 10:47

I have currently nine definite members going on the Kalymnos trip.

The members are:-

Dave Evans, Ian Boddy, Ian Cuddy, Gary Walker, Jordan Taylor, Derek Kenyon, Will Shaw, Gary Brooks & Mark Rothwell.

Anyone wishing to go have 2 weeks to make up their minds.

Stop deliberating and sign up for the best MOB trip of the year.

 

Comment by Derek Kenyon on August 8, 2013 at 21:49

If anyone want to come just for the walking your more than welcome as Ian Cuddy will be out there to point you in the right direction. 

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