Minutes of Bury Mountaineering Club Meeting

Minutes of Bury Mountaineering Club Meeting: Weds 7th November 2018

Annual subscriptions for 2019, £23, will become due soon. They can be paid anytime as from now, either by direct transfer into the club account, sort code 08-92-99, a/c no. 65590717, the preferred method; or in cash to John.

Longsleddale Outdoor Pursuits Centre weekend, 26th-28th October

Weather over the weekend was dry, clear, cold and windy, a first taste of Winter!

On the Saturday, Mike, Derek K and others did a bike ride taking in the Kentmere valley, Staveley, and other places, with a stop enroute at the Hawkshead brewery tap.

Gary did a run, taking in High Street summit.

Andy did a long solo walk, including Sour Howes & other Wainwright Outlying Fells.

Derek H did a walk, including a visit to Mosedale Cottage bothy.

Tommo & Lucy; and Dave & Karen(and the dog), also went walking.

Eliot and family did family things.

Ian did a walk taking in High Street and the Hayeswater valley, then overnighted at Mosedale Cottage, returning to LOPC Sunday morning via Kentmere Pike summit. 

Upcoming Events

  •  Sat 10th Nov - Preston Guild Bike Ride - see Derek K
  • Sat 17th Nov - walk in Snowdonia, ascent of Cnicht from Croesor village - see Ian
  • Weekend of 23rd-25th Nov - overnight at Mosedale Cottage - see Mark Davies
  • Sun Dec 2nd - morning bike ride in Gisburn Forest - see Mike
  • Weds 5th December - annual photo competition, White Lion Bury. Club meeting first; start 8:00pm prompt to ensure there's enough time. This time please send your photos to Barry (barrysimpson246@gmail.com), maximum 4 photos, to reach Barry by ~25th November. There will be prizes for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed pictures.
  • Family walk between Christmas & N Year - see Derek K
  • Sat Jan 12th - Christmas meal, at the Jewel in the Crown, Bury(Indian), 7:00pm - see Derek K
  • 1st-3rd March 2019 weekend - Ian. Winter hut meet, Inverardran Cottage, Crianlarich, 18 places, £10pppn. Hut booked and £100 deposit paid. ~8 now booked & paid.

  • 26th-28th April 2019 weekend, John Brandon, hut weekend, Bury Jubilee Hostel, Glenridding, Lake District. Hut now booked. £20pp for the weekend.

  • 28th-30th September 2019 weekend, Derek Kenyon, MOB 40th Anniversary Weekend, at independent hostel near Beddgelert, Snowdonia, 56 places, should be ~ £20pppn plus food, so ~£60pp for the weekend

  • Oct 2019, climbing/walking/cycling trip to Kalymnos, Dave Evans


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Comment by John brandon yesterday

Cheers Andy ,

You are good to go !

cheers jb

Comment by Andy Fielding yesterday

Good Morning - I have deposited the subs £23 plus £20 for the Scotland Trip 1-3March to the Mob account this morning. Best Wishes to Everyone and to a Rocking 2019 Keep on Strolling Andy

Comment by John brandon on December 7, 2018 at 17:52

Ok Jim,  thanks.  Jb 

Comment by Jim Metcalf on December 6, 2018 at 11:05

Hi John,

Just to confirm last night - I paid subs direct into account a couple of weeks ago. Jim Metcalf.


Comment by barry simpson on November 29, 2018 at 11:22

hi all members we have 60 pictures entered for photo comp on the 5th december so no more pictures thanks barry

Comment by John brandon on September 8, 2018 at 8:01

Thanks Ian


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