Sunday 10 December – Halifax Town Centre???

Sunday 10 December – Halifax Town Centre???

Sunday 10 December was on the schedule as a 10 mile walk by Jean, but she is now not able to lead a walk on that day, hence the SUGGESTION below.  Roy is willing to lead if he has enough expressions of interest, so please let him know ASAP in person, by phone (01706 826570), or by a comment below. Meeting at Kay Street car park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the visit would commence at 10.30 am from a pay-and-display car park at Dean Clough, Halifax, costing £4 ~ facilities available [SE 08910 25817 or N53:43:43 (53.728677) W1:51:59 (-1.866431)...

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Embsay 22-11-2017 – Leader Jean

Embsay 22-11-2017 – Leader Jean

Who believes weather forecasts?  Obviously not John, as he arrived today without a waterproof or a hat – but Roy came to his rescue.  The 16 brave souls who assembled at Embsay were expecting the worst, and were pleased when Jean said that she would probably cut the walk down to 8 miles.  In the event, as the weather proved to be quite balmy and not very wet, she gave us the full 10 miles for our money.  The only real weather issue was the strong wind at times, especially at our first break at around 1400 feet – the highest...

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Clitheroe 19-11-2017 – Leader Derek

Clitheroe 19-11-2017 – Leader Derek

On a morning with a bright and crisp forecast, the world, his wife, his dog, his kids. and 12 Rossie Ramblers were determined to get out there and enjoy themselves, and that’s exactly what we did.  It was lovely to see Martin again, who – in his own words – had turned up to collect his non-attendance trophy for 2017!  Graeme brought marathon runner Charlotte along – nice to see her, to see her nice.  From the car park we headed west through a pleasant newish housing development and then across the fields (encountering some early...

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Sunday 26 November – Waddington

Sunday 26 November – Waddington

On Sunday 26 November, Roy (01706 826570) will lead an 11 mile moderate walk from Waddington, taking in West Bradford, Drake House, Burbles Hill, and Page Fold.  Meeting at Kay Street car park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 10.00 am from the Country Kitchen Café in Waddington (SD 72897 43852, or N53:53:24 (53.890134), W2:24:50 (-2.413862) – red pin on map below).  The nearest postcode of BB7 3HP is spot on.  There is a large free car park at the rear of the café. Please Note: if you are not used to 10 mile...

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Wednesday 29 November – Cowling

Wednesday 29 November – Cowling

On Wednesday, 29 November, Tom (07771 260696) will lead a moderate walk of about 9 miles from Cowling.  Meeting at Whittaker Park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 9.45 am from Gill Lane, Cowling (SD967432 , or N53:53:07 (53.885301), W2:03:06 (-2.051598) – red pin on map below).  Postcode BD22 0DQ gets you close. Parking is on the road side and is limited.  Please car share where possible. This is a gorgeous walk, picking up The Pennine Way towards Lothersdale and then to Pinhaw Beacon. It provides the...

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