June 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Barbeque at Wimberry Crags

ChewValley Cragsmen are having their annual barbeque at Wimberry Crag off the the A635 in the Saddleworth area tomorrow night.Folks are asked to bring their own light refreshment() and some food.There will also be climbing .They celebrate on the Tues closest to the solstice every year

Added by Brian Knowles on June 21, 2010 at 14:26 — No Comments

Rick on Sling Tests

Sorry I haven't worked out how to add a comment to your blog ,Rick.Just to let folks who picked up on your blog a discussion about the video is still running on UKC's Forum Latest .Think the heading is'How to break nylon and Dyneema slings' and was posted last Saturday.

Added by Brian Knowles on June 19, 2010 at 14:25 — No Comments

Falls on slings!! You should see this....... quite surprising.

An interesting test video which opened my eyes to the limitations of equipment. And being a fat bastard ie. more than 80kg....a little worrying!

The morel of the story....tie in with your rope. Don't attach to the belay with a sling only and certainly dont then step above it.


Rick

Added by Rick Riding on June 12, 2010 at 22:00 — 1 Comment

Ups and down of a paraglider (The un-edited version)



Ups and down of a paraglider.doc

View looking down Therlmere and one down to Brothers…

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Added by Derek Kenyon on June 7, 2010 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

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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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