January 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Lucky, lucky b*$@*rd!..

 

Just in case you missed this on the news...

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12324297

 

When you think you need to put crampons on, put 'em on before walking anywhere!

Added by Colin Parr on January 31, 2011 at 22:23 — No Comments

Royal wedding weekend

I have a booking pencilled in for the Bury Hostel the weekend of April 29th.Its a well placed hut as some of you will know as I not paid any deposit we need to quick if we want to use it it cost about £200 for weekend and sleeps 28 so it could be cheap to use full info on hut google Buryhostel+Greenside need numbers asap Dave Dickson

Added by David Dickson on January 25, 2011 at 8:45 — 2 Comments

Next Weekend

Hi - I am looking to get out next weekend - both days or just Sat - walk, climb, mountain bike, trek anywhere. Anything going on?

Added by Mike Chambers on January 24, 2011 at 7:35 — 2 Comments

Time to reflex on the good days

It was Christmas Eve and things where slotting together nicely. A day off, pass out and a VERY GOOD forecast, certainly not a day to be missed.  3.30am the alarm went off (I knew I’d be tired later that night but Ann wouldn’t miss me if I fell asleep on the couch as she would be watching the box).  By 5am we were leaving Blackburn north bound, Stars shining and the thermometer reading -10.  Like everyone we’d been browsing the Web (The down side of the internet highway.) and all the ice was…

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Added by Derek Kenyon on January 22, 2011 at 19:14 — 1 Comment

Geoff I'm sorry !

At team of six went down to Wales today for a MOB introductory winter climbing session. Colin, Keith, Derek and Myself being the more experienced members were going to show Lee and Geoff the ropes on some easy gully climbs....a nice mountaineering day out.

 

Things started well. Geoff and I intended to do Tower Gully, a nice grade I/II , as a starter. I wasn't sure how much Geoff had done or how he was going to handle the conditions. Of course in the true tradition of the MOB…

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Added by Rick Riding on January 10, 2011 at 1:00 — 1 Comment

127 Hours -The Movie

        I have just noticed ,for anyone who may be interested,that Film 4 are showing a short "127 hours" special(before the Godfather Trilogy-a homage to Derek)I think it starts at either 8.30 or 8.50pm depending on which TV guide you're looking at.

Added by Brian Knowles on January 1, 2011 at 14:46 — 2 Comments

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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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