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MOB KIT AVAILALBE Below is a list of available MOB kit: Axes Walking = 3 Climbing = 5 Crampons Pair with red bag = 2 Pair = 1 Harnesses…

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Alex MacIntyre Hut Weekend, 23rd to 25th February

Dear All, This event is approaching fast. 16 places in total, and 11 people have already paid up, so only 5 places left. See the Events sec…

Started by Ian Brewster

5 Feb 20
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Littondale Circular Walk

Please note tomorrow's walk is cancelled due to ill health. Apologies , I'll try and rearrange later in the year

Started by MIKE SLATER

0 Feb 9

Xmas meal urgent

Hi all  Happy New year , please can you let me know if you are attending i now need to confirm numbers with the restaurant as a matter of…

Started by Mike McGrath

2 Jan 8
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Xmas meal

Hi all, please could you let me know if you want to attend and how many places you require I need to give the restaurant numbers , as Mike…

Started by Mike McGrath

4 Dec 10, 2017
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National Map reading Week.

This may interest MoB members.

Started by Jim Metcalf

1 Nov 6, 2017
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Trying to contact Tony Hewittson

 Dear all, I'm trying to contact Tony, in order to close the old MOB Natwest bank account. Only Mike and Tony are authorised signatories on…

Started by Ian Brewster

1 Oct 17, 2017
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Need a lift on Friday 28th?

Hi everyone, is anyone travelling late to the kfellfarers hut. I finnish work at 6 in the city centre but can travel to meet people for a l…

Started by Caitlin Bell

0 Jul 20, 2017

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…

Started by Gary Walker

0 Apr 22, 2017

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, an…

Started by Ian Brewster

0 Mar 6, 2017

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, an…

Started by Ian Brewster

0 Mar 6, 2017



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A Rite of passage

It was the Friday night of our February winter meet . We were the first to arrive at the Alex McIntyre hut near North Ballachulish and had ventured out in search of somewhere to eat . As we doubled back from a wrong turn in search of the Loch  Leven Hotel  John B took a call from Andy A suggesting the forecast for the following day favoured doing the  Aonach Eogach ridge. The conversation continued and the next thing I knew we were committed !

The following day we rose at…


Posted by MIKE SLATER on February 24, 2018 at 0:00 — 1 Comment

Man Versus Horsepower

Man verses Horse

Saturday night a post came through via Whatsapp about a Mob MTB ride on following morning buthe forecast was for a winter front to push through turning to rain later did nothing not the most inspiring. Awoke 6.30 and peered out of the window expecting the worst but it wasn't that bad so by 7am l was up and breakfasting but still unsure whether to join the boys. Having Ridden up past Tottington to Holcombe for 9am there was no sign of anyone so a quick check of the phone…


Posted by Derek Kenyon on January 24, 2018 at 17:16 — 1 Comment

6 Men and a Bothy

The day and date Friday 19th January 2018.

Destination Greg's Hut on the side of Cross Fell.

The team Mark Davies, Ian Brewster, Mike Slater, Jon Waring, John (Johan) Brandon and Dave Owen.

Myself, Ian and Dave boarded the Black Stallion and headed North. Jon, Johan ( Only called this because Jon thought it would reduce any confusion in general conversation) and Mike headed for the nearest Mini-market to buy whatever they bought and then headed North.

Snow fell as we…


Posted by Mark Davies on January 23, 2018 at 15:55 — 4 Comments

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