Minutes of Bury Mountaineering Club Meeting: Weds 5th June 2019

Past Activities

  • John Brandon, Jon Waring & Mike Slater had 2 nights camping at Nant Gwynant, and walked up Y Garn

  • Derek & 4 others went on a mountain biking trip to S Wales, Afan/Black Mountain area, good weather.

  • Steve Pilkington went to Cairngorms area – camped outside Corrour Bothy, then 2 nights at Braemar YH. Went up Lochnagar.

  • Andy Ashton, Dave Owen, Amanda, & Gary Walker, were on Skye. Dave & Amanda had a day on Sgurr nan Gillean & Sguur Mhic Choinnich. Andy & Dave had a day in mist around the Inn Pinn, navigating. Andy & Gary did Sgurr Alastair & The Great Stone Shoot, and on another day walked along The Maiden's Way, on the North Coast. Gary did a big long run along the Trotternish Ridge. Amanda was also elsewhere in Scotland, bagging Munroes.

  • Ian Brewster & his mate Ken had a walk in the Lakes on 13th May – Langdale Pikes, Rossett Pike & Bowfell – good warm dry sunny weather

Upcoming Events

  • 13th July – housewarming party at Dave Owen/Karen Evan's new home at Walberthwaite, Cumbria

  • 27th-29th September weekend, club 40th anniversary, Derek Kenyon, at Derwent Independent Hostel, up to 88 places(min 65 to get exclusive use of the hostel). £25pppn adults; £18pppn juniors, for overnight. Evening meals, and possibly breakfasts, available at extra cost. Over 40 people now booked and paid.

Live music to be arranged, by a 4 piece band that Dave Evans knows; then a disco run by Tommo

  • October, climbing/walking/cycling trip to Kalymnos, Dave Evans.

  • 18th - 19th October, Derek is trying to book Longsleddale hut for that weekend

  • Winter Hut meet 2020 – Ian will try to book a weekend late Feb/early March at Gulabin Lodge, Spittal of Glenshee.

Other business

  • Dave Dickson reported that the bridge over the river at Summerseat is now closed, even to pedestrians

  • Elliott & Emily Skorupa have had a new baby, Oliver

  • Phil Seddon has now retired and moved to Scotland(near Dumfries), and will shortly depart for a long trip along The Silk Road

Next meeting Weds 3rd July will be this year's AGM

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