Minutes of Monthly Meeting, Weds 3rd July 2019

Past Activities

  • Dave & Karen's housewarming party in Walberthwaite, 13th July. Attended by Derek, Steve, Jacko, Ian & Lou Atkinson, Mark & Pauline Rothwell, Eric & others. Apart from the party the group did a walk past Muncaster Castle on the Saturday, and a bike ride on the Sunday. Steve rode by bike to the event, from Threlkeld via Ambleside, Wrynose & Hard Knott passes..wow!

  • 10th - 17th July, Ian walked Glyndwr's Way, Knighton - Machynleth - Welshpool, 135m over 8 days. Virtually no rain, a bit too warm at times. Quite varied terrain, mainly farmland but also woodland, moor & heathland. Struggled to find somewhere to camp on a couple of the nights
  • Weekend of 3rd-4th August - bike ride in Coniston area, incl.Walna Scar Road, Mike, Derek & others.

Upcoming Events

  • Sat 10th August - walk in the Lake District, Ambleside to Elterwater via Heron Pike & Grasmoere. See Ian.
  • 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. ~45 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.
  • Winter Hut meet 2020 – now booked, at Aite Cruinnichidh Hostel(on Roy Bridge to Laggan road) for the weekend of Friday 28th Feb to Sunday 1st March. 12 places booked(3 x 4 bed bunk rooms). Cost £18pppn. £18 deposit needed to secure your place

Other business

  • It's not clear whether anyone from the club is responding to mails from people interested in joining. Agreed that this is a task for the chairman. Derek has set up Jon W as administrator, so that he will receive these new membership requests. 

  • Ian will prepare a display board with photos featuring Mike Chambers, for display at the 40th anniversary weekend. Anyone with photos they would like to be included, please email to Ian

Next meeting Weds 4th September

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