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Avalanche/Mudslide on Buachaille Etive Mor 4th Feb

 

Great Gully on the Buachaille:-  Not the place to be last Friday !

 

http://www.abacusmountaineering.com/currentconditions.html  (Click on the Video for 4th Feb)

Posted on February 7, 2011 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

On tour with Betty Swollocks

Currently touring SE Asia with my good friend and constant companion, Betty Swollocks.



Was in Cambodia last week and visited the Genocide museum and site of the 'Killing Fields' - pretty grim !



Now in Laos, just spent a week in a rural village with a local family. Going White Water Rafting tomorrow, looking forward to that. then it's a few days trekking in the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand.



Hope everyone is well, how are you Derek ?



Cheers for now,… Continue

Posted on July 21, 2010 at 5:09 — 1 Comment

Lakes Walk CANCELLED

Hi All,



In view of the forecast for tomorrow Iv'e decided to cancal my walk in the Lakes.



I don't fancy trying to get to and out of Great Langdale and the line about 'Blizzard, Lightening and Whiteouts' tipped the balance !,



http://www.mwis.org.uk/mountain/LD.PDF



http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/warnings.asp



If anyone… Continue

Posted on December 19, 2009 at 18:05

SUNDAYS WALK !!

Please check 'Events' for update on Sundays Lakes walk.
Poor whether forecast, it may not go ahead.
Mark 0794 3000 316

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 20:52

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At 13:56 on February 19, 2012, Brian Knowles said…

Hi Mark. Yes I'm definitely doing the 50k and that's it!40 years off a bike and 3 weeks to get cycle makes the 100k look like a suicide mission.The 50 start at 9.45.Chas King ,I assume, will be doing the 100 in the same time i do the 50.Have you seen his photo on the Mob members site ?Looks like one scary rider !By the way ,there is a map and route description on the Bury CTC website .The map's right the description is wrong at the Bradshaw /Egerton section.Just go left to Egerton once you've gone sharp right at Bradshaw otherwise you end up further up the A666 beyond Egerton and heading to Darwen .My email address is bri.p.knowles@hotamil.co.uk and phone 07972023606..Cheers ,Bri

At 15:49 on November 27, 2008, Malcolm Anderson said…
I mean yours of course, not mine.
At 15:48 on November 27, 2008, Malcolm Anderson said…
very lifelike photo
 
 
 

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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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Posted by John brandon on December 17, 2017 at 12:46

December Mob walk

The weather forecast had dire warnings for travel so very limited turn out Average age of the walkers was 70 y.o. There was just a small amount f snow on roads. But the regular track up Pendle hill was hard packed snow hence slippery. Took took the cross country route to Ogden Clough about 6ins of soft snow. Very few people out on the tops. Sorry the younger members were all at home watching City week in fact all back home before kick off

Posted by dave dickson on December 10, 2017 at 20:20

Mob meeting minutes October

no new updates re event attendees.

Future activities being filled us fast or already full. Pls contact the organiser if interested in attending one.

Mike chambers informed us that there is an old bank account with 0.90p in it that needs closing. He will sort that out.

Photo comp will be at Dec meeting as usual. Pls send in a max of 3 photos to Ian Brewster.

Dave Dickson is planning the Dec mob walk. Looking like 10th to Pendle Hill area.

Mick is looking at March Mob… Continue

Posted by John brandon on October 5, 2017 at 17:30

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