June 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Sunday at Hobson

Good day all round in blazing heat in the afternoon mitigated by a pleasant breeze .Should imagine Jordan JG woke up a bit sore but happy.

Five went to Hobson- Gary and Barry,Mark R ,Jordan JG and self.In all I think between us 7 climbs were done 2 v diffs,an HS ,3 VSs and an HVS 5a.Mark had his eyes on the last one from our arrival.Correct me if I'm wrong but the climbs were Amphitheatre ,Pocket Wall,the Harp,Foghorn Groove,Crew's route and the Western Grit top 50  "Parkers…

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Added by Brian Knowles on June 27, 2011 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Lancy lads go to Froggatt Edge

Froggatt Sunday 19th June

 

Sunday’s trip to Froggatt didn't turn out quite as nice as we had expected but the weather held off allowing us to get stuck in to some classic Grit Stone routes. I was surprised to see how quite the crag was for a change, perhaps the change in the weather put a few off.

 

Highlight’s of the Day were Mark Russels lead of Pendestal Crack his first HVS on the Grit, not bad as the routes then to be a tad on the…

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Added by Derek Kenyon on June 25, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

Draft statement on the involvement of young people in club activities

Following discussion at recent club meetings we have agreed to adopt the following policy concerning the involvement of young people (less than eighteen years of age) in the club’s activities.

 

The Mountaineering Club of Bury wishes to promote the involvement of all parts of the community in adventurous outdoor activities. We want to ensure that, through the club, people are able to participate in these activities safely and within the policies and guidance of the British…

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Added by Mike Chambers on June 22, 2011 at 20:35 — 3 Comments

Last Wednesday's Orienteering

Well, the afternoon's rain meant that it was slippery under foot and the vegetation was very wet where the controls were off-track but there was a window of dry weather so that the earliest finishers got round before the drizzle started again. Although some found a few of the control points a bit challenging, everybody seemed to enjoy the event. We did get a bit anxious about Derek's late return and were thinking of putting the MRT on notice - although to be fair he was the last starter. An…

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Added by Jeff Horton on June 17, 2011 at 11:01 — No Comments

Orienteering this Wednesday

Rick has provided 11 maps for this, so we are all set. 

Just in case you were thinking of wearing shorts for this on account of the fine warm weather I have organised for Wednesday evening, I would advise against as you are likely to encounter nettles and brambles.

Don't forget to bring a pencil or pen for marking your control card.

  

Added by Jeff Horton on June 13, 2011 at 17:17 — No Comments

Preston Climbing Wall

Weather doesn't look good for wednesday.  I am going to Preston after work, if anyone wants to come along.  gary

Added by Gary Walker on June 6, 2011 at 22:49 — No Comments

Pembroke Weekend

Around 15 of us spent a a superb bank holiday weekend climbing in Pembroke. The forecast was for wet weather, yet we almost completely avoided rain (though as anyone who has seen Rick's video footage of my brush with the sea knows, I for one didn't avoid getting wet!). The weather turned out fine. Me, Gary, Derek and Rick arrived late on friday night. We got the tent up and got out heads down, while Mark, Lewis, Will, Jordan and Brian upset the rest of the campsite by constructing something…

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Added by Graham Stevens on June 3, 2011 at 0:35 — 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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