|Wednesday 22 December
||Lymm - met 7.30pm at the northern
end of Lymm Dam (SJ 680 869) for a pre Xmas stroll.
|6 to 13 December
||Madeira - our first visit. Report here.
- met 10.30am at Car Park in Tideswell Dale, south of Tideswell (SK
154 742), or earlier at cafe in Tideswell. Bar meal at Monsal Head. Report here.
Summerseat - met 7.30pm at Bury Metro Station for a 5 mile walk to
||The Annapurna Circuit. Blog entries here.
|Thursday 28 October
||Broadoak - met 7.30pm at the
Bull's Head, High Lane (SJ 951 853) for a circular walk along the
Macclesfield Canal and the Middlewood Way.
|Sunday 10 October
Hope Moors & Tors Challenge - a 20 mile LDWA event starting
at Hope. Entry forms to be submitted by 5 October.
|Wednesday 29 September
Hill - met 7.30pm at the Car Park in Simon's Lane above Frodsham
(SJ 518 766) for the familiar 4 mile stroll at the start of the Sandstone
Trail (not so familiar on a dark damp night!).
High Level Route.
Blog entries here.
||Even Deeper Cheshire - met 7.30pm
at the Swettenham Arms in Swettenham village, NW of Congleton (SJ
|Thursday 8 July
ride from Roman Lakes Leisure Park, Marple (SJ 969 878) - met
7.30 for a 12 mile circuit via Strines and New Mills (repeated 14
|Saturday 3 July
Head from Braithwaite - after setting up camp at Braithwaite (NY
234 235), leave from there at 6.00pm for an evening above Coledale.
|Saturday 3 July
||Met at 9.30am at Bowness Ferry
Car Park (SD 398 959) for a leisurely day's ride around Windermere
(approx 20 miles). Route details
|Wednesday 30 June
- met 7.30pm at the main Car Park by the railway (SK 124 853) for
a walk along Kinder's south edge Report
3000s - all 15 summits over 3000ft in Snowdonia in one day. Unfortunately
cancelled due to marriage of support team. See Welsh
3000 page for details of our successful attempt in 2003.
|Wednesday 16 June
||Whitbarrow East and Lord's Seat
- met 7.30pm at Raven's Lodge (SD 461 853) for a 6 mile summer's stroll
in the South Lakes.
|Wednesday 9 June
||Bike ride above Ripponden -
met 7.30pm at Car Park on Royd Lane coming into Ripponden (SE 040
198) for an interesting 8 mile ride.
|Thursday 3 June
||Deepest Cheshire - met 7.30pm
at the Stags Head in Great Warford, SW of Alderley Edge (SJ 814 771).
|Thursday 20 May
Tower and Damas Gill - met 7.30pm at Jubilee Tower Car Park (SD
542 573) for a 5 mile stroll above Morecambe Bay.
|Wednesday 12 May
||Bike ride from Bollington
- met 7.30pm at the Redway Tavern (SJ 937 772).
|Thursday 6 May
- met 7.30pm at the promenade (SD 453 786) for a 5 mile walk around
the coast and back over Arnside Knott.
to 4 May
final Munro weekend. The Saddle, from Shiel Bridge.
|Thursday 22 April
and the Castle Irwell Gorge (G-Mex to Heaton Park) - met 7.00pm
at G-Mex Metro station for a 5 mile walk to north Manchester (return
|Fri/Sun 16-18 April
||A stroll with Alastair Roberts
up some Scottish Hills of his choice. Braeriach, Sgairneach Mhor and
|Wednesday 14 April
- overlooking the Dee Estuary - met 7.00pm at Burton Marsh (SJ 301
747) for a 5 mile walk in 'Cheshire's last wilderness'. Watched short-eared
|Thursday 1 April
Glossop - met 7.00pm at the Bulls Head, Old Glossop (SK042947),
for a 4 mile stroll and a curry afterwards.
|Fri/Sun 19-21 March
Stephen YHA weekend - organised by Sue Williams.
|Fri/Sun 12-14 March
||Final UMIST Hiking Club annual
dinner, due to University merger, at The
Castle Inn Hotel, Bassenthwaite on 13 March.
Met at The Badger
(SJ666605) in Church Minshull (B5074 south from Winsford) at 7.30
pm for a 6 mile circuit involving the Shropshire Union Canal.
Hostel at Kinlochleven.
||For those who can't get to Martin's
birthday meal...... 10 am at the Old Hotel (Dungeon Ghyll) (NY285061)
for a stroll, hopefully aided by axes and crampons!, up Bow Fell and
perhaps on to Crinkle Crags and beyond.
||British Council/University of
Nottingham trip to University of Surabaya, Indonesia. Sue took part
in teaching pharmacists about Drug Information and promoting clinical
pharmacy in Indonesia. Report
Ski Marathon - up to 160km of tranquility and beauty through the
Quebec countryside from Lachute to Montebello to Buckingham. See Martin's
report on his 2004 experience.
||Shutlingsloe from Trentabank
Car Park, starting at 7.30 pm (SJ962712).
||Get rid of that hangover with
a stroll in the Goyt Valley from the Car Park at Pym Chair (SJ995767).
10 o clock start, with a break in the Cat & Fiddle (food served).