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…Continue
Added by Mike Chambers on January 23, 2017 at 11:17 — No Comments
I am keen to get to the Himalayas or perhaps the Andes next year. I'd prefer to go with trusted cronies - so if you might be keen on the same thing please let me know, otherwise I'll book on an Exodus trip (I had to explain to Caroline this is not a one way journey to Switzerland!) in October as an individual. Mike
Derek's Street Orienteering idea turned out to be an absolute cracker!
6 brave competitors took to Rammy's notorious roadways. All of them returned (5 on time). Undisputed champion was Nigel (590 points) closely followed by Elliot (500) with a great performance from veteran Dave Dixon (340) who still had the energy to pursue a spurious argument about a control being in someone's garden (come on Dave it was night time!). There were commendable performances by Barry and…Continue
Out now - just follow the link.
Added by Mike Chambers on February 27, 2012 at 12:34 — No Comments
Dear Club Contact,
Added by Mike Chambers on February 17, 2012 at 13:05 — No Comments
There were just three of us, Andy, Dave and myself. Work gave up the fight on Friday and we were away in mid afternoon; heading for the western end of loch Arkaig at the southern end of Knoydart; a remote spot. We sheltered from the rain in the Moffat Chippy as we have done many times before pressing on to begin the walk-in. Our wild life drive revealed a pine martin, lots of deer and a dancing fox. An hour and a half's walk in the wind, rain and darkness brought us to an empty bothy. It's…Continue
The club's financial system is very primitive. We collect subs, pay more than half of what we collect to the BMC, act as a bank for various (self financing) trips and occasionally buy sandwiches, pay YHA subscriptions or buy some of the bits and pieces we cannot borrow.
Analysts will recognise immediately that:
Dear Club Contact,
Please would you make your club & committee aware of the following series of specialist training courses that the BMC will be running for Club Members over the next 12 months?
BMC Training Courses
The BMC's Clubs’ Committee is organising a series of training weekends for BMC club members. The weekends have been set up in response to the BMC Club…Continue
Following discussion at recent club meetings we have agreed to adopt the following policy concerning the involvement of young people (less than eighteen years of age) in the club’s activities.
The Mountaineering Club of Bury wishes to promote the involvement of all parts of the community in adventurous outdoor activities. We want to ensure that, through the club, people are able to participate in these activities safely and within the policies and guidance of the British…Continue
BMC North West Area Meeting & Lakes Festival of Climbing
The next BMC North West area gathering is on Monday 23rd May at the Belmont Bull, just north of Bolton at 7.30pm.
Added by Mike Chambers on May 20, 2011 at 17:52 — No Comments
It’s a simple formula; drive to Dover, catch the ferry, sleep somewhere cheap and enjoy the Alps in glorious sunshine. But it rained, heavily and our remote village near Le Desert on the GR54 offered bread twice per week…and little…Continue