Ian Brewster's Blog (9)

MOB Meeting Weds 7th June 2023, Wyldes, Bury

Most of the meeting was taken up by discussion on ways to attract new members to the club. Points arising from this and other discussion;

  • One suggestion was to promote the club as offering cheap transport(by carsharing) to outdoor climbing & hillwalking areas
  • Targeting universities, colleges & scout/youth groups was suggested. Some doubted effectiveness of this, because of big age gap between these groups & current membership
  • Targeting men's mental…

Added by Ian Brewster on June 9, 2023 at 14:28 — No Comments

Minutes of MOB Committee Meeting, Wednesday 24th May 2023

Attending: John Brandon; Ian Brewster; Derek Kenyon; Mike Slater

Main purpose of the meeting was to instigate a process of putting in place club rules, procedures and a constitution. A written document covering these issues is known to have been in existence in the 1980's, but has long ago been lost.

  1. Current committee, to carry through this process, and to be in post at least until next AGM:                                        ~ Mike Slater -…

Added by Ian Brewster on May 26, 2023 at 11:08 — No Comments

Minutes of MOB Meeting Weds 4th January 2023

  • Annual subs now due. Will be set at BMC Affiliation fee plus ~£3. John B to advise when the amount is decided.
  • Winter Hut Meet, at Rucksacks Hostel, Braemar, weekend of 17th-20th Feb, places available for up to 4 nights, Friday to Monday. Up to 26 beds at our disposal, £22-25pppn in the Cabin, £15pppn in the Alpine. Notify Dave Owen if you want to go.
  • At next meeting, Weds 1st Feb, Barney Woodhead will show photos of his paragliding exploits. Therefore the meeting to…

Added by Ian Brewster on January 6, 2023 at 9:30 — No Comments

MOB Photo Competition & Monthly Meeting Minutes, Weds 7th December 2023

Photo Competition was won by Lewis, with a shot of Tryfan. Second place Mike Slater. Joint third places John Brandon & Gary Walker. These four photos can be viewed on the Photos section of this site.

Monthly Meeting Minutes

  • Date still to be decided for Ian Bod's bikepacking talk/slideshow
  • Club Christmas social at Walshaw…

Added by Ian Brewster on December 8, 2022 at 9:06 — No Comments

Minutes of MOB Meeting Weds 2nd November 2022

  • Next meeting, Weds 7th December, will be the annual photo competition, see Events Section for details
  • Date still to be decided for Ian Bod's bikepacking talk/slideshow
  • Club Christmas social at Walshaw Sports Club, most likely in January. Derek to sort out
  • Tim to check on availability of a climbing club hut in Langdale for a weekend meet in Autumn 2023
  • This Sunday, club walk from Grassington organised by Ian - see Events section for…

Added by Ian Brewster on November 3, 2022 at 8:30 — No Comments

Monthly meeting Weds 6th April 2022

Notes from meeting

Reports of past activity;

>20th Feb, Chas & Mikey walked from Settle to Catrake Force, then along Mastilles Lane, in wet weather

> Garsdale Head to Hell's Gill walk, Sunday 20th March, 9 mile route, organised by Mike Slater,…


Added by Ian Brewster on April 7, 2022 at 11:08 — No Comments

Minutes of MOB Monthly Meeting, Weds 4th March 2020

Past Activities

  • Tues 11th Feb - Bikepacking talk by Adam Richardson, at Bradshaw Conservative Club. ~10 from MOB attended.
  • Sun 16th Feb Winter Walk - cancelled due to stormy weather
  •  Sat 22nd Feb - Bike ride to Turton Tower and back(24m), Derek, Gary Brooks & the two Mikes. Windy weather.
  •  Last week - Barry was skiing in the…

Added by Ian Brewster on March 5, 2020 at 17:58 — No Comments

Display Panel

Dear All, I'm intending making a panel of photos featuring Mike Chambers, to display at the club 40th anniversary weekend. Anyone with photos they'd like me to include, please send them to me, by email to ian.brewster@usa.net.

Many Thanks

Added by Ian Brewster on August 5, 2019 at 8:52 — No Comments

Minutes of Bury Mountaineering Club AGM: Weds 3rd July 2019

The AGM was well attended.  The current committee were all requested and agreed to remain in post for another year:

Chair.  - Jon Waring

Vice Chair. - Mike Slater

Treasurer. - John Brandon…


Added by Ian Brewster on July 4, 2019 at 8:00 — No Comments


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