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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…"
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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
Caitlin Bell commented on Derek Kenyon's event 'K Fellfarers High House hut meet 2017'
"Got the time off work, going to travel up with my climbing partner, probably friday evening, see you all there :)"
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Mountain biking (Irwell valley) at Irwell Valley ride

April 12, 2017 from 6:15pm to 9:30pm
I am planning to do on 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…See More
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Jill Brumby commented on Derek Kenyon's event 'K Fellfarers High House hut meet 2017'
"Everyone's doing well thanks and I'm looking forward to the meet.  See you soon. xxJ"
Feb 28
Derek Kenyon commented on Derek Kenyon's event 'K Fellfarers High House hut meet 2017'
"Hi Jill I know you've paid, your name's been down since we last saw you.  Hope you're all well Love D"
Feb 28
John brandon commented on Derek Kenyon's event 'K Fellfarers High House hut meet 2017'
"Just paid £24 into MOB acc for my place, ta jb"
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Mountain biking (Irwell valley) at Irwell Valley ride

April 12, 2017 from 6:15am to 9:30pm
I am planning to do on 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…See More
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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

Longsledale walk

On the Saturday looking out of the window at the beautiful weather my mind drifted to our planned walk the following day,  I as everyone else knew that the window of good weather wasn't going to last and by late afternoon things had already started to change.  The first of the winter walks would go ahead bad weather or not, and I knew we have a reasonable turn out.  That night was Geoff and Julies Halloween party which ended up a great night, only…
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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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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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