December 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Video - Derek & Rick on North East spur of Y Garn , 30th Dec 2010

Inspired by some of the climbing videos I've been watching on tinternet, I thought I'd have a go at recording a day out myself. Its maybe not quite got the drama of leo Holding on El Cap, or the grunting of Chris Sharma, but Derek does do a little muttering to himself...and some steady climbing in adverse conditions. ( it also features some goats!)

 

If you watch carefully you can see Dereks , quite understandable, reaction to seeing the camera in my hand ( where the rope…

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Added by Rick Riding on December 31, 2010 at 0:30 — 3 Comments

Some inspiring videos for aspiring mountaineers.

Check out the Steve House footage. I think even I would want two hands on the rope from my belayer on this ground! Just shows what kind of footage you can get filming yourselves though...must try harder!

 

http://www.andy-kirkpatrick.com/blog/view/cayesh_the_calling

 

and here is my latest effort. Not quite in the same league! ( video of Mark " House" Davies)

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Added by Rick Riding on December 28, 2010 at 2:00 — No Comments

Cautley Spout

Just been looking at Cautley spout on UK Climbing. Its a 250m grade 3 and apparently in fantastic condition at the moment. Well worth looking at:



http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=162193



http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=161363



Worth noting its probably even better than when these pictures were… Continue

Added by Will Hardman on December 22, 2010 at 12:24 — No Comments

How to videos - some good stuff here!

Hi

Stumbled across this guy on youtube. He does some great videos showing basic climbing set ups and answering questions. Well worth a look even for those with a lot of experience, some good tips !

 

http://www.youtube.com/user/mikebarter387#p/a/8D9710F1DA39CFE5/0/3VXfrIAgpG0

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Added by Rick Riding on December 20, 2010 at 3:00 — No Comments

Link to article with Info on Kalymnos

Some info on Kalymnos for those considering Daves trip.

http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=3150

Added by Rick Riding on December 11, 2010 at 11:37 — 1 Comment

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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

MOB minute Jan 2017 meeting

This was the annual photo comp presentation. Meeting well attended by 23 members.

New 20.00 hrs start time seems to work well.

People seems to be getting out and about over the xmas hols albeit on shorter ventures.

Plenty of biking and walking going on.

Future events include :

Sat 21st Jan. Christmas curry night. Let mick slater know if you are coming asap. This is usually well attended.

Jan 27th or 28th depending on weather , wales walk organised by derek K. -Aber… Continue

Posted by John brandon on January 9, 2017 at 17:00

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