December 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Mountain Pro magazine

This is a link to a free online magazine - Mountain Pro

You can subscribe to it by following the links.

not bad for nowt.

The article on mobile phone use in an emergency situation is worth a read.

http://www.mountainpromag.com/latest.htm

Added by Rick Riding on December 24, 2012 at 21:00 — No Comments

New Met Office Summit Forecasts.

Thought this might be useful if you haven't seen it already . You can select Summits and then see a forecast for that exact location and hight.

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/leisure/#?zoom=6&lon=-3.16&lat=54.45&locId=371368

Merry Christmas 

Rick

Added by Rick Riding on December 20, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

Giga pixal images !! Everest

Thought about entering this one for the photo comp!

Check out the detail on this image, you can double click it to get the zoomable image and then you can zoom in to amazing levels....see if you can spot the climbers in the icefall ! Amazing.

http://www.glacierworks.org/the-glaciers/pumori-spring-2012/

Added by Rick Riding on December 18, 2012 at 21:55 — No Comments

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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…

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