January 2013 Blog Posts (3)

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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Added by Derek Kenyon on January 31, 2013 at 17:08 — 1 Comment

Are you following your line!

For all of you approaching your mid life crisis, here is a little inspiration on what to do next!

http://www.outsideonline.com/blog/adventure-video-of-the-week-revelation-a-visual-poem.html

Added by Rick Riding on January 25, 2013 at 3:07 — No Comments

Scottish Winter Climbing Meet 2nd - 3rd Feb 2013

Came across this event, if anyone is interested.

Scottish Winter Climbing Meet 2nd - 3rd Feb 2013

This coming winter Fort William is proud to host the inaugural Scottish Winter climbing meet.

This weekend meet is being organised by local guides and instructors with the support of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland which is helping to promote the event.

It is a celebration weekend of Scottish…

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Added by Rick Riding on January 7, 2013 at 18:20 — No Comments

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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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