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Helping the Bury Jubilee Outdoor Pursuits Centre

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…


Posted on January 23, 2017 at 11:17

High Mountain trip Next Year

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

Posted on October 21, 2016 at 17:04 — 2 Comments

Bothy Adventure

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…


Posted on December 3, 2011 at 0:09 — 1 Comment

Staying Solvent

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:


  • we get all our income during the first few weeks of the year - so we have to make the money last
  • when an event isn't self financing that…

Posted on September 28, 2011 at 14:37 — 1 Comment

News from BMC - May need to hurry to get on these - likely to be good quality

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…


Posted on September 20, 2011 at 20:45 — 1 Comment

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At 21:14 on April 20, 2015, Scott Dunkley said…
Hi mike ,

No worries , the outdoor course starts 14th may up at Hobson moor , from 7pm onwards, if your up for joining us your more than welcome
At 10:51 on January 12, 2010, Alan Hulbert said…
I haven't kept any info. It very easy now to book apartments by doing a google search or www.calagonone.com.
My email address is alanhulbert@yahoo.co.uk.
At 23:01 on November 24, 2009, Stuart R said…
I'll be down around 9.00pm see you then.
At 16:22 on November 24, 2009, Stuart R said…
Will do. Lets hope the weather improves.....
At 21:17 on October 4, 2009, RichardC said…
Cheers Mike, appart from the muddy bit i think most people enjoyed it, and i'm sure it will.......eventually.
At 19:21 on October 4, 2009, Stuart R said…
Thanks for the loan of the harnesses.
We missed the walk today as I spent longer getting my mum's new tv to work than I thought I would and I didn't ralise the drive was an hour away. However Amy and I made up for it with a great afternoon at Troy Quarry instead- using her new harness!
At 21:55 on January 15, 2009, Mike Chambers said…
Isn't that a comment?


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