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Marsden Edale – 7th January 2016 – Rucksack Club
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Marsden Edale – 7th January 2016

Meet as usual at Marsden at the end of Wessenden Rd (GR SE048107 OS South Pennines OL 21 map) for a 7:45 start – finish at the Rambler Inn at Edale.
Granville will be running famous soup kitchen at the lunch stop and brews on the snake road later (Many thanks Granville, you are a star!).  Granville writes:
Just to let you know , I will be doing chuck wagon on the 7th of Jan.
As usual I will be just off the Woodhead road at grid ref 082994 map Outdoor Leisure 1
I will get there at 09 00 hours,
I will stay there until everybody has gone through,
The move to the Snake road at the bottom of Upper North Grain
grid ref 101929, and of course stay there until all the weary souls have passed through.
Have a good day on the day
Trains
Manchester Victoria 7:26 arrives Marsden 7:54
Note – this train does NOT stop at Mossley or Greenfield.
If you want to go from Mossley/Greenfield then you will be on the 6:45/6:49 (gets in Marsden at 6:58) or the 8:16/8:20 (gets in Marsden 8:29).
Earlier train:
Manchester Piccadilly 6:15
Change Stalybridge 6:41
arrives Marsden 6:58
Later train:
Manchester Victoria 7:57 arrives Marsden 8:29
Trains to Manchester Piccadilly from Edale:
16:47 arrives 17:34
17:47 arrives 18:36
18:48 arrives 19:35
19:47 arrives 20:33
One last thing.  Carole Smithies (thanks Carole!) will be taking the roll call and doing her Brian Hanrahan impression – “I counted them out and I counted them all back again”.  If any of you start the walk and either drop out or will be very late arriving at the Ramblers then try to phone me or Carole but if either of us don’t have a signal (very bad reception in Edale) then phone the Rambler Inn and leave a message for us.
Hope to see many of you on Saturday.
Cheers
Ian

1 comment

  1. Hi Ian

    A big thank you for another memorable Marsden Edale.
    Thanks also to Carol and John and anyone else involved.

    Hats off to Granville for fantastic support on the hill – can’t work out how you managed both locations – anyway well done it wouldn’t be the same without you.

    Owen Smith

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