June 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Trowbarrow Sun 17th, New faces and fond places

On Sunday Derek, Mark and I went to Trowbarrow. Amidst the benign grey skies of the north there was a patch of blue sky and fortunately we were in it.

We got in some good routes, including the classic Jean Jeanie. Derek nailed Cracked actor - E2 5b, which looked bloody hard. Well done D!

We also met Ian who had checked out the website and decided to come down.

I've put some pics up on the site and you can find my full blog by…


Added by Leo Woodhead on June 21, 2012 at 23:35 — No Comments

Charity cycle 8th July in aid of Cancer Research.

On 8th July I will be doubling the Manchester to Blackpool bike ride in aid of Cancer Research. The route will be over 125 miles in total which is by far the longest I'll have ever cyled in a single day. I've only been road biking regularly for about 6 months now so it should be quite a test. Its actually my Birthday that day as well so the quicker I get it done the sooner I'll have a cold beer in my hand!


I'd like to raise as much as I can to make it worthwhile so if anyone…


Added by Will Hardman on June 21, 2012 at 20:46 — No Comments

Subterranean Update

Greetings to you all at The MOB, hope you are all well, and getting out and about when the weather permits. I thought I would just post an update as to what I've been up to with regards to my caving activities. Recently I have been taking part in a dig up in the Yorshire Dales. So what is digging? Well here's a small geology lesson. Most caves in The UK were formed millions of years ago, and for millions of years they sat there keeping themselves to themselves just being a cave. Then along…


Added by Pete Whetham on June 7, 2012 at 16:23 — 3 Comments

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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…


Posted by Mike Chambers on January 23, 2017 at 11:17

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