Mont Blanc from Chamonix - 7/9/09
Sue and Martin's Trips Programme

Archives - 2009

Sunday 13 December Xmas walk and lunch in the Peak District - a 17 km circuit from Alstonefield. See here for details, here for report.
Tuesday 8 December A 20 km walk with MK over Embsay Moor and Thorpe Fell, from Embsay, by Skipton, starting at 9.30 am from the car park in Embsay - SE 009 538. 20 km in 6.5 hours.
Report here.
Thursday 3 December Shutlingsloe from Trentabank car park (SJ 960 711). Andrew joined Martin at 7.30 pm for this traditional 5 km blast, adjourning to the Leather's Smithy in Langley.
Wednesday 2 December Walking from Lands End to John O’Groats -
Mick Blackburn's illustrated talk at Hazel Grove Civic Centre in the Norbury Room, London Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 4DF - A Stockport Walking and Outdoor Group event. Starts at 8.00 pm.
20 to 27 November Madeira, based at the Hotel Savoy Gardens, Funchal. Booked through Portland Direct. Report here.
Sunday 15 November The Calf - Mike Knipe and Martin met by Cross Keys at SD 698 969 at 9.30 am for a stroll in the Howgill Fells. Report here.
Wednesday 4 November Lymm Dam - met Andrew at SJ 680 869 (by the Dam) at 7.30 pm for a stroll and a pint in the Bulls Head.
Tuesday 20 October Eel Crag by the Shelf Route. Route here. Report here.
Tuesday 13 October Around Latchford - started 7.30 pm from the Kingsway Bridge (SJ 625 880) for an interesting stroll. Report here.
Sunday 11 October Calderdale Mountain Bike Marathon - 9 am from Sowerby Bridge. Report here.
2 to 6 October The Devon coastal path - Torcross to Topsham, near Exeter. Report here.
Friday 25 September Bike ride - 10 mile circuit from Roman Lakes via Rowarth and Mellor. Report here.
Wednesday 23 September Met at The Swan with Two Nicks, Little Bollington (SJ 729 870) at 7.30 for a stroll along the Bridgewater Canal and the nearby disused railway line. Report here.
27 August to 15 September Kandersteg and Chamonix.
Tuesday 18 August Deepest Cheshire (3) - 7.30 pm from parking by Redesmere (a lake) (SJ 849 713), adjourning to a familiar hostelry. Report here.
Thursday 6 August A short stroll from the Midland at Marple Bridge (SJ 964 894) - met in the bar at 7.30 pm. Report here.
Wednesday 15 July Hollingworth Lake and Clegg Moor - 7.30 pm from The Wine Press, at the northern end of Hollingworth Lake (SD 936 153). Report here.
20 to 28 June Dolomites - with Collett's in Arabba. Nine of us stayed in Chalet Barbara. Blog reports here - go to the end, (older posts) and scroll upwards to view them in order.
Wednesday 17 June Deepest Cheshire (2) - 7.30 pm from the Swettenham Arms (SJ 800 672). Report here.
1 to 7 June Windermere to Ripponden backpack (camping). Details here. Summary details here. Blog reports here.
Wednesday 27 May Sandstone Trail - 7.30 pm at Beacon Hill - car park in Simon's Lane, near Frodsham (SJ 519 766) for 10 km with a view to the Wirral and beyond. Report here.
8 to 22 May The TGO Challenge.
Plan and report.
Wednesday 29 April Deepest Cheshire (1) - 7.30 pm from the Drovers Arms, Holmes Chapel Road, Over Peover (SJ 754 727).
Report here.
25-26 April Munro Bagging weekend based in Killin. Report here.
Web page here.
Tuesday 21 April Lud's Church and Hanging Stone - met at 7.30 pm at The Ship Inn in Danebridge (SJ 962 653) for an 8 km (2 hour) stroll up the Dane Valley to a couple of local landmarks. Report here.
Sunday 19 April Crinkle Crags and Bowfell. Report here.
Saturday 18 April The Calderdale Hike - 27 miles in Calderdale, starting at 8 am at Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club. Enter on the day - details here. Report here.
4 to 11 April Plockton 2009. Report here.
Friday 27 March Kettleshulme - a 13 km circuit - route card here.
Blog report here.
Sunday 15 to Friday 20 March Torridon 2009. Report here.
Wednesday 11 March Broadoak - met 7.30 pm at the Bull's Head, High Lane (SJ 951 853) for a 10 km circular walk along the Macclesfield Canal and the Middlewood Way. Blog report here.
Wednesday 25 February We presented a talk/slideshow on 'Walks and Via Ferrata in the Dolomites' to Stockport Walking Group, at Hazel Grove Civic Centre - Norbury Room - 8.00 pm, adjourning to The Grapes. Contact us if you would like to see this show.
Wednesday 18 February Started at 7.00 pm, an 11 km stroll from a well-known rendezvous point by Timperley Metro Station - the Bridgewater Canal led to Little Bollington for refreshments at The Swan with Two Nicks, before continuing via Dunham Park to Altrincham Metro Station. Blog report here.
Saturday 3 January
A wintry circuit from Ingleton on a raw day . Blog report here.
Thursday 1 January
Started at 10.30 at the Cheshire Workshops at Burwardsley - SJ 521 563 - for a 15 km (9 mile) circular walk featuring the Peckforton Hills, Bickerton Hill and the Sandstone Trail. Blog report here.