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Mountain biking (Irwell valley) at Irwell Valley ride

April 11, 2018 from 6:15pm to 9:30pm
I am planning to do our usual ride down the Irwell Valley.Leaving mine at 6pm or Meeting up at Tenterden street in Bury by Bury Grammar school where we will be away at 6.15 prompt.  The route will be going down the Canal into Radcliffe and, then on to the Phillips Park where there will be an option to take in the single track routes.  Approximately 2.30.00 hours and perhaps a pint on the way back at the Horseshoe pub in Ringley. This will be a medium ride of around 18 miles mainly flat ish with…See More
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Film night at White Lion

February 7, 2518 from 8pm to 10pm
Tim Greenhalgh has kind offer to come down to the Mob and show a few short Lancashire bouldering and climbing videos from the recent Darwen film night.  Hopefully we will have a few turn out. Kind regards Derek See More
Feb 5
Mark Davies commented on Derek Kenyon's blog post Man Versus Horsepower
"Mad, Mad, Mad and Mad. Good effort."
Jan 24
Derek Kenyon commented on Mark Davies's blog post 6 Men and a Bothy
"Spot one that Mark, now you have more time I look forward to reading many more ((-: After reading your article I must admit I did inspire me to get out on my bike on Sunday.  Keep them coming D"
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Man Versus Horsepower

Man verses HorseSaturday 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 flagged…See More
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Photos and talk on recent Utah Trip at White Lion pub

November 1, 2017 from 8pm to 10pm
Showing a few photos and short talk on our recent trip to Fruita and Moab last month. Sorry for the late entry on the events page.Regards Derek See More
Oct 30, 2017
Derek Kenyon commented on Derek Kenyon's event 'K Fellfarers High House hut meet 2017'
"As for the Sunday night, as some of you already know they have a working party group up on that night so we are restricted to numbers which at present maybe around a dozen.  All we can do is suck it and see and maybe bring a mat or poss sleep…"
Jul 13, 2017
Derek Kenyon commented on Derek Kenyon's event 'K Fellfarers High House hut meet 2017'
"Hi Caitlin as numbers stand there maybe a spare place on the weekend if so your friend may have a place if he's nothing else sorted. "
Jul 13, 2017

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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…

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

Water Water everywhere

Water Water everywhere

First weekend in Dec of all weekend was our annual lads Christams biking and bozzy do. This year we where staying at Grasmere for a change, staying in the old YHA hostel which had been recently refurbished into a very good bunk house with its own bar (-:  Even by the time we had arrived on the Friday nght the heavens had already opened and we had to make a…

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Posted on January 1, 2016 at 16:22

Sharp Edge

Sunday 18 of us, 3 being newbies set off from Mungrisdale at 9.15 taking the easy angled valley up to Sharp Edge we giving everyone chance to chat and catch up. As we gained height on Sharp Edge the low lying cloud started to brake to give some lovely views. We had put a couple of ropes in but everyone seemed happy,"just about", with the climbing, although it never gets any easier and as the book says can be tricky in greasy conditions.…

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Posted on November 25, 2014 at 19:54

Phase Two Deeply revamp

After last years revamp of Deeply by the members of the Mob, we decided to start on phase two  project of digging out the next bouldering bay on the left.  After doing an exploratory dig last year I knew that the going wouldn't be that hard, that said it still needed shifting and my back always complains afterwards Emoji . We decided that rather than barrowing all the soil away we would just pull the soil away from the face and while making the face higher it…

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Posted on April 18, 2013 at 18:30 — 1 Comment

Article by Will Gadd that I thought was worth a read.

by Will Gadd | photo by Ryan Creary

 

On day 18 of a planned 12-day trip, the head of athlete marketing for Red Bull was sliding down the emotional slope from stressed toward very unhappy about what wasn't happening: climbing. It was November 2006 and we were in Nepal to climb a huge new face. Mr. Red Bull was there to oversee where the brand's large chunk of cash was going. Every day we started…

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Posted on January 31, 2013 at 17:08 — 1 Comment

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At 19:32 on November 4, 2016, Mike McGrath said…
Thanks Derek you to
At 19:52 on December 14, 2014, Matt Fawthrop said…

Cheers Derek. I had a great time at climbing on the wednesday. Where is it best to find out about those sorts events or do they all get added to the events section?

Thanks

At 20:05 on January 13, 2014, Emily Skorupa said…
Haha thanks... it must have been taken by a good photographer!! :-)
At 18:19 on January 7, 2014, Lisa Reynolds said…

Okay thanks

At 23:06 on January 6, 2014, Lisa Reynolds said…
Hey Derek okay I think in that case I rather wait and go climbing for the first time on the Curry night. Im size 7. Yep I will be at the meeting as I have to pay Ian the cost for the bennis walk. Thanks
At 14:17 on December 27, 2013, TONY HEWITSON said…
That's good to hear. Thanks for letting me know.
At 10:54 on October 11, 2012, Phillip Hay said…
Hi Derek just to let you know I will be along on the 28th probably with olivia. Also my car is a 7 seater albeit the rear 2 are quite small if you need it.
At 18:55 on October 8, 2012, Jill Brumby said…

I'll be there.  What time are we looking at?

At 14:10 on August 19, 2012, Vicky Heyes said…

Hi, glad you all had a good day! Sorry couldn't make it. Will catch up soon. Vicky :-)

At 19:55 on August 17, 2012, Vicky Heyes said…

Enjoyed it Tuesday. Thanks for being so welcoming!!! Cool, see you tomorrow :-)

 
 
 

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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…

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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…

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

MOB Dec meeting

This meeting was well attended as it included the annual photo competition ( separate blog to follow on the results).

Matt the treasurer reminded everyone that the subs were due early next year.  £23 which includes BMC membership and insurance.  Latest date to pay is Feb 1st.  Please be proactive with this so Matt is not chasing anyone up.  Pay at meeting or into MOB account.  Let Mat know if you pay this way.

E- Mike is organising the MOB Xmas meal which this year is a…

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