It appears your comments have created some degree of fierce debate within the club, and for fear of being left out I thought I would add my two pennysworth in.
Initially I would like to mimic those comments of Mark…"
"Interesting to note that my comments were discussed at your latest meeting.
Can I point you to the following clubs:
1. www.rucksackclub.org - large organisation
My question would be why join the MOB when any of…"
"Being one of the elder statesmen of the club I'd thought I'd leave a reply to Alan's comments to give other newer members chance to reply and give there views. In fairness to them they wouldn’t have know that Alan had done his…"
Many Thanks for your thoughts. I suppose the MOB can seem a little cliquey at times to people who are not directly invovled with the club. But then again we do discribe ourselves as a small friendly club, and I think…"
"Since joining the club around 18months ago I have found it to be full on with as much as access to as little or as much activity as suits. I found after 1 or two of the regular meets I quickly had a group of people to call on to get…"
If anyone else was thinking of going at the same time Olympic Holidays have still got places available - same flight and accomodation etc. Only the price has changed - £711 for two people, £356 each. A saving of £30 per person.
Some thoughts - all below is my own personal opinion and is a challenge to a small Mountaineering Club to improve their membership. I occasionally browse this site to keep in touch with what is going on.As usual there are very few events that members can join in with - a big disappointment. Every so often I wonder about joining the club but as there are so few activities published it doesn't seem worthwhile.I receive the minutes on a regular basis and speak occasionally with members. This keeps…See More
"Bloody typical. Ryanair are now starting to fly from Liverpool tp Kos on Wednesdays. As they have only just announced the route return flights for Oct are £98. Flight times very sociable - no long waits and lack of sleep. Plenty of time for…"
Hi Alan - Pete Jones and the cavers are planning a trip to sardinia in October and wonder whether you have any details of the apartments we stayed i on the tri you organsed a few years ago. Any hints would be appreciated.
Can you alter the entry for Kalymnos? It is currently showing as a January event. You need to change the date field to the actual date of the trip instead of January, otherwise it will disappear as the shown date passes.
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
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