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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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

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

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