Archives

Category Archive for: 'Meet report'

This years dinner meet was once again held at Grassington. 18 people took advantage of the excellent accommodation offered at the Grassington Bunk Barn, but numbers were severely down on the previous year. Dennis Chapman herded a team of volunteers to produce a fine, 3 course communal meal, which was greatly appreciated by all. Luke …

Stunningly beautiful in its bleakness, the Upper Coquet valley is one of the most remote parts of Northumberland – Barrowburn nestles beneath the imposing flanks of Shillhope Law, in the Northumberland National Park.

There was a low turn out for the meet, which we can blame on the appalling forecast for the weekend. Attendees – Andrew Dyson, Peter Haigh, Lynn and Alan Moss (+ Richard Moss and Hannah on Saturday and Sunday) Andrew drove up on Thursday night to take advantage of the weather! He and Lynn walked …

Friday’s forecast was good so headed to Tilberthwaite to climb Wetherlam, Swirl How, The Carrs then back via Little Langdale – perfect weather but cold Saturday was not so good – the cloud was down and it was drizzling. Lynn, Neil and I set off from Threlkeld towards Skiddaw House, crossed the river about 1k …

Welcome to the Jack Bloor Races and Fund Ilkley Moor Next Race: Tuesday 8th May 2018 All profits from the Jack Bloor Races go to the Jack Bloor Memorial Fund, which awards grants to those who want to improve their physical and/or technical skills in any recognised outdoor sport. More info here

Accommodation was secured at the Grassington Bunk Barn for the weekend. The accommodation was excellent. The only draw back is the location which is about a mile up a rather steep hill to the north of Grassington towards Yarnbury. 28 slept there on Friday night and 34 (the maximum) on Saturday night. Dennis, Susan, Andrew, …

1234