Mar 08

Outdoor Program for 2014 – 2015 now on the Blog – now you can plan where to Get Out There! for the next year!

Thanks to Dick Pasley and Ros Murray for all their work in pulling together an outstanding Outdoor Meets program for the next 12 months. You can download the 2014-15 Outdoor Meets List by clicking here: Outdoor Meets Programme 2014 – 2015 A big Thank You to all the volunteer Meet Coordinators too! From South West Surprises …

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Apr 23

Associate Membership scheme launched (Download application form and “Why not Join Us?” Flyer here)

The AGM approved the creation of an Associate Member status within the Club. This is intended for those who are interested in joining the  Club but are still in the process of meeting the membership requirements (for example attending three meets). Alternatively it might also be of interest to those regular guests on meets who would …

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Oct 16

Sun Rock 2015 – Costa Blanca in February, but have your say on which dates

Hi Everyone Having sounded out the usual suspects the consensus of your responses was to head back to Costa Blanca in 2015, with a February date being most suitable. I’ll start to explore options for this year’s “Swanky Pad” but I need an idea of numbers and to finalise a date. If you are even …

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Oct 13

Marsden-Edale – confirmation of date

The annual post-festivities leg stretch will take place on Saturday 10th January.  this is a slight change to the original outdoor meet list which had it down for the 3rd Jan. The corrected date is in the latest Meetstaff and on the web-site event calendar.  Full details will be in the next Meetstaff and here …

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Oct 08

“The Wainwright’s 214 Peaks” An Evening with Ultra-Fellrunner Steve Birkinshaw on Tuesday 11th November

“The Wainwright’s 214 Peaks” An Evening with Ultra-Fellrunner Steve Birkinshaw Tuesday 11th November 2014, The Heatons, Heaton Moor Rugby Club. 7.30 start This summer, Cumbrian fell runner Steve Birkinshaw set a new record for tackling all of Alfred Wainwright’s 214 peaks in the Lake District. Steve broke the record set by Joss Naylor in 1987, …

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Oct 05

October 2014 – January 2015 Edition of Meetstaff

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Oct 01

London Section Winter Lectures 2014-2015

Ladies and Gentlemen   The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is fast approaching which means the new season of combined clubs winter lectures is about to begin. We have a new programme of interesting and entertaining talks from around the world, so I do hope that you will be able to join us at …

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Sep 29

Winter Lecture Series

The 2014/2015 Winter Indoor Lecture Series is posted in the attached file – and what a cracking series it is!!  (Please click on the title in Blue to download) RUCKSACK CLUB WINTER LECTURE SERIES Please spread the word.

Sep 23

New Meet – 11th October – To the Pub! (South Pennines)

Tom Howards writes: I plan to meet with willing accomplices at Todmorden Train station (GR 936242) at 9.30 am. The 8.55 from Manchester Vic and the 8.26 from Leeds botharrive a few minutes before hand. From here we’ll weave our way norththrough Todmorden before pinching a few miles of the reverse Howarth Hobbleroute, as far …

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Sep 23

Cancelled Mines Meet – replacement walk

Dick Pasley writes: Tom Howard has agreed to fill the gap in the Calendar left by the cancellation of the Mines Meet. He is planning a day walk on Saturday 11th October. Details will  be circulated by Farrow’s carrier pigeons.

Sep 22

A quiet time

Windy pose on the summit of Store Breen.

Just thought I’d share a couple of photos from a solo trip to Norway (didn’t plan it to be solo – its a long story…).  Perfect weather and very, very quiet. After a late start – didn’t get off the train until 3:00pm I trekked in to the Grindaflethytta hut – 6 hours of tough …

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Sep 11

Wednesday Wall Meets (as the nights draw in….)

What a great sign-off we had to the official Wednesday Evening Meets program last night at Hobby. Loads of members and guests turned out to bask in the sunshine and climb some of the classics (and a few not so classics!) Dry, midge-free and toasty – what a contrast to the first Hobby meet back …

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