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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Man Versus Horsepower

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…


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…


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…


Posted by John brandon on December 17, 2017 at 12:46

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