Committee Meeting Minutes – 24.4.2018

Committee Meeting Minutes – 24.4.2018

Please see below the minutes of the recent committee meeting. You have to click ‘read more’ to get at the link! Minutes 24.4.18  

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Sunday 27 May – Edisford Bridge

Sunday 27 May – Edisford Bridge

On Sunday 27 May, Tom (07771 260696) will lead a 10 mile moderate walk from Edisford Bridge. Meeting at the car park in Kay Street at 9.00 a.m., the walk itself will start at 9.45 a.m. from the car park at Edisford Bridge in Clitheroe.  [SD 727414 or N53° 52´ 07´´ (53.868621) W2° 24´ 56´´ (-2.415475).  The postcode BB7 2NW gets you nowhere near, but the car park is opposite Roefield Leisure on Edisford Road – there appears to be a fair on the car park in the picture! This is a varied walk including riverside, farmland and...

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Wednesday 30 May – Austwick

Wednesday 30 May – Austwick

On Wednesday 30 May, Ursula (07946 128264) will lead a 9.5 mile moderate walk, with 1300 feet of ascent, from Austwick.  Meeting at the upper car park at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 10.15 am from the village school in Austwick (SD 76882 68632, or N54:06:47 (54.113038), W2:21:18 (-2.355123) – red pin on map below).  Postcode LA2 8BN gets you close.  Free parking on the streets in the village. At the recent Committee meeting we agreed to include a walk with a meal periodically throughout the...

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Friday 8 June ~ Linear Walk from Ribblehead to Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Friday 8 June ~ Linear Walk from Ribblehead to Horton-in-Ribblesdale

On Friday 8 June, Derek (0747 5300 007) will lead a moderate walk of around 10 miles, with approximately 500 metres of ascent. Meet at Horton-in-Ribblesdale Railway Station, Platform 2, where we will catch [hopefully!] the 10:31 train to Ribblehead Station ~ cost £3.00. The station is located at BD24 0HL ~ red pin on map below, and BD24 0HG will take you near to the Yorkshire Dales pay-and-display carpark, where facilities are available. But, as we have realised from a recent walk in Horton-in-Ribblesdale, there are other (free) parking...

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Friday 8 June – Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

Friday 8 June – Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

As you will know from Derek’s post about a linear walk on this date, a number of our members are attempting the 3 Peaks on this day, led by John (07904 889834). The team have been in training for a little while, so hopefully they will be up to the task on the day – but time will tell! If you wish to support them, then Derek’s walk is available to you.

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Friday 22 June ~ Hilbre Island ~ speak to Derek, please

Friday 22 June ~ Hilbre Island ~ speak to Derek, please

On Friday 22 June, Derek (0747 5300 007) will lead a moderate walk of around 10.5 miles, with approximately 95 metres of ascent ~ if there is sufficient interest. Meet at Wirral Country Park, Station Road, Thurstaston, CH61 0HN at 10:30 ~ red pin on map below. Be warned that from Rawtenstall the journey time is approximately 1:30 hours with a distance of around 70 miles. There is a £2 charge for the carpark, but facilities, including a café, are available. The Islands are cut off from the mainland by the tide for about five hours out of...

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