December 2013 Blog Posts (3)

A Mini-Mountain Adventure in Wales OR.... My Introduction to Multi-Pitch climbing on the Grooved Arête.

I arrived at the bunkhouse in Lanfairfechan for the weekend not knowing quite what to expect. There were a couple of familiar faces but otherwise just a handful of random friendly mountain bikers. I hadn’t taken a bike so was planning on walking - or climbing, should someone willing to show me the ropes (literally!). As it happened that person was Matt. Full of enthusiasm he seemed more than willing to take myself and Fiona, both comparative beginners but with a…

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Added by Cath Skinner on December 5, 2013 at 19:32 — 7 Comments

Transpennine Meet Revival (Cross Keys, Uppermill) - Sunday 22 December, organised by Caroline McCann

Found this one with a bit more notice than the quiz this Saturday - both events will be excellent no doubt. I'm trying very hard to be at both.

http://www.ukclimbing.com/forums/t.php?t=570787&new=7594726#x7594726

We used to have a regular UKC Transpennine Meet - climbing, walking and / or beers - for people living across the transpennine corridor mostly between…

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Added by Matthew Nuttall on December 4, 2013 at 0:35 — No Comments

Chew Valley Amazing Prize Quiz of the Year is on Saturday 7th December (7.30pm at The Cross Keys, Uppermill)

below is a copy of the text from Martin Koscis on Facebook - am keen, anyone wanna join my team, camp in the Cross Keys beer garden for nowt has been offered by landlord,,, n free pie, chips and peas. Am I selling this to you? 

Remember that the Chew Valley Amazing Prize Quiz of the Year is on Saturday 7th December (7.30pm at The Cross Keys, Uppermill). There'll be 50 questions testing your knowledge of Chew Valley routes & history, local folklore,…

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Added by Matthew Nuttall on December 4, 2013 at 0:27 — 2 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…

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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…

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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…

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