On Beinn Damh - 17/4/08
Sue and Martin's Trips Programme

Archives - 2008

Sunday 14 December Xmas walk in the Peak District - met at the Vanilla Kitchen Coffee Shop in Tideswell's main street at 10.00 am then started the walk from the Pay and Display Car Park at Tideswell Dale Picnic Site at 10.30 am (SK 154 742).
14 km route down the Wye Valley to Monsal Head, returning via Monsal Dale and Brushfield. Lunch in the Longstone Restaurant at Monsal Head Hotel.
Blog report here.
Wednesday 10 December Shutlingsloe from Trentabank car park (SJ 960 711), 7.30 pm start for this 5 km blast, adjourning to the Leather's Smithy in Langley around 9 pm. Blog report here.
Friday 21 to Sun 23 November

Kendal Mountain Festival - an excellent weekend. Blog report here.

Sunday 16 November Hebden Bridge - met at 10.00 am at New Bridge car park (SD 989 291), for a 15-20 km walk via the Pennine Way, the Packhorse Inn, and Hardcastle Crags. Blog report here.
Saturday 15 November Bike ride in the Lake District. High Street, starting from Hartsop at 10 am. Blog report here.
Thursday 13 November Lindow Moss - In Search of the Bog Man - a 3.5 mile walk starting at 7.30 pm from the Boddington Arms, Altrincham Road, Wilmslow - SJ 833 814. Blog report here.
Wednesday 12 November Talk/slideshow of our 'Italian Border Route' with Stockport Walking Group, at Hazel Grove Civic Centre - Norbury Room - 8.00 pm, adjourning to The Grapes.
Sunday 12 October

Calderdale Mountain Bike Marathon. 9 am from Sowerby Bridge. Blog report here.

4 to 7 October

Devon coastal path, Plymouth to Torcross.
See here for blog reports - start from the bottom of the page.
Click here for a slideshow.

Sunday 7 September Iron Age Cheshire. Met 10.00 am at the Sandstone Trail Car Park at SJ 542 715 for a 10 km trundle along ancient roads, past Iron Age and Saxon hillforts, and round the 'Old Pale'.
Report here.
Tuesday 26 August 7.00 pm starting with refreshments in the garden of The Wood House, Lower Withington - SJ 807 701.
24 June to 21 August

GTA - The Grande Traversata delle Alpi
- Martin and Sue walked a variant of this 47 stage route, starting from Nice and heading north(ish) on the Italian side of the France/Italy border, finishing at Saas Fee.
Here's a web page covering the trip, and the blog is here.

Wednesday 18 June A walk from Appley Bridge, starting by the canal at SD 523 093. A 4 mile loop followed by a choice of hostelries. Started 7.45 pm. Report here.
Tuesday 10 June 7.30 pm from the Bird in Hand, Knolls Green, Mobberley - SJ 803 794. Report here.
31 May to 7 June Lake District Backpack - full details of route and report here.
Tuesday 27 May Hutton Roof Crags. Met 7.30 pm in the Kings Arms, Burton in Kendal - SD 530 765, for some real ale before a blunder over the Hutton Roof Fells. And it really was a blunder!
9 to 23 May TGO Challenge 2008. Here's the plan with links to the blogged reports.
Thursday 1 May Tegg's Nose. Met in the Leather's Smithy (SJ 952 715) at 7.30 pm for a 5 mile stroll over Tegg's Nose to Walker Barn and back via Ashtreetop. Report here.
Victoria Cave and Sugar Loaf Hill from Settle. Report here.
Wednesday 23 April 7.30 pm from the Bells of Peover - SJ 742 742. A summery evening. Report here.
12 to 19 April

Torridon. Annat Lodge near the Torridon Inn. See our report on a great trip.

Friday 4 to Sun 6 April Ben Alder group - a wintry backpack in Scotland.
Report here.
Thursday 27 March
Chorlton and Sale Water Parks - started at 7.30 pm from Dane Road Metro Station, on this walk postponed from 21 April 2005! We got there in the end! Report here.
Saturday 22 March
A day walk from Ambleside on Easter Saturday, meeting 10.00 am at the main car park entrance, for a walk up Red Screes and Dove Crag, followed by a Thai meal in Ambleside.
Report here.
Tuesday 1 January New Year's Day on the Glyders - Snowdonia.
Report here.