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Winter Lecture – Sarah Outen – 9th Feb 2017

Sarah Outen is a British adventurer, Motivational speaker and author. Click to download the Sarah Outen poster.   In November 2015 Sarah completed her London2London: Via the World expedition, which saw her attempt to kayak, cycle and row 25,000 miles around the Northern Hemisphere. The journey took 4.5 years and was all the richer for not turning …

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December Meetstaff added

The December 2016 Meetstaff is now available on the website. Link to Meetstaff Page Note: you need to be logged-in to access this.

Updated Membership Application Forms Published

Updated Membership application forms have been published on the site for both Associate and Full membership.  Click Here to access them or use the Menu on

Marsden Edale – update (including correct train times)

Please note the train details in Meetstaff were incorrect – the 06:57 train from Victoria no longer calls at Marsden!! Final details: Start is at GR SE048107 (OS South Pennines OL 21 map). or look up Wessenden Rd, Marsden on google maps. Directions from the station – (follow the Kirklees way) down Station Rd, Church Lane, …

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Lecture: Hot Aches – the games climbers play – 9th December

Tonight – 9th December – 7:30. Heaton Moor Sports Club Green Lane Stockport – SK4 2NF   details here: .  Paul Diffley A4

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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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.

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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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.