Sue and Martin's Trips Programme

Archives - 2003 and earlier

2003
 
Sunday 14 December Traditional pre-Xmas lunch at Monsal Head, after a 10 am start from the centre of Bakewell (CP at SK218686)
Thursday 11 December An evening stroll along the Bridgewater Canal starting at 7.30 pm at 17 Balmoral Drive, Timperley to the Axe & Cleaver in Dunham, returning to Altrincham
Fri/Sun 5-7 December Don and Liz's Century celebration at Helvellyn YHA - and surprise wedding fest!
Fri/Mon 28 Nov
to 1 December
Munro Bagging from Achnashellach.
Maoile Lunndaidh and Sgorr Ruadh
Wed 19 November 'Edge of Death' - a talk by Conan Harrod about his experiences on Everest in April/May 2003 - UMIST Renold Building C16 at 7.30
Fri/Sun 14-16 November Kendal Mountain Film Festival featuring 'Touching the Void' and many more films and lectures
Saturday 8 November Six Dales Circuit - an LDWA production:
25ml in 12hr. Circular from Biggin Village Hall, GR 155592. Visiting Biggin Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Beresford Dale, Hartington, Monyash, Lathkill Dale Bradford Dale and Long Dale. Started 8am. Refreshments at 3 Checkpoints on route, meal at finish
Friday 7 November Rivington Pike - met 7.30 pm at the Ridgeway Arms, Blackrod (GR 624106)
Wednesday 15 October Around Styal - met 7.30 pm at the Ship Inn (GR839835)
Sunday 12 October Calderdale Mountain Bike Marathon - see www.st-pauls-scouts.org.uk
Sunday 5 October Coniston Old Man - 10am in the car park at Coniston
Friday 3 October Snowdon Horseshoe - 9am at Pen-y-Pass
Thursday 28 August Martin and Sue got into holiday mode - 7.30 at the Swan with Two Nicks in Little Bollington, off the A56 to Lymm (SJ730871), for a late summer evening stroll
Sunday 24 August
We beat the Bank Holiday traffic by arriving at Trentabank Car Park (SJ962712), just beyond Macclesfield, by 9 am for another good day's walk in the Peak District
Tuesday 19 August Uppermill - met 7.30 at Brownhills Visitor Centre (SD995066) for a good work out over north Manchester moorland
Thursday 14 August Bredbury - met 7.30 at Bredbury station for a riverside and woodland walk near the urban heart of Stockport
Tuesday 5 August A bike ride from Whaley Bridge - met 7.30 at Whaley Bridge Station Car Park (SK011816)
Thursday 31 July Scorton and Nicky Nook - met 7.30 at Scorton Picnic Site (M6 Jnc 33 - A6 south to Forton - then head east to SD504504) for a lovely country stroll - covered by the Forest of Bowland outdoor leisure map 41)
19-27 July A taste of Via Ferrata in the Dolomites.
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Tuesday 15 July Hayfield - met 7.30 in the George Hotel for a 6-7 mile walk in the Dark Peak
Saturday 5 July The Welsh 3000s involves climbing all 15 summits over 3000ft in Snowdonia in one day, starting with Crib Goch, and finishing on the Carneddau. Less than 35 miles but a long day out. See Welsh 3000 page for more details
Thursday 26 June A midsummer trip to the South Lakes. Met 7.30 at the pub (The Wheatsheaf) in Beetham (on the A6 just south of Milnthorpe) for a walk overlooking the Kent Estuary and featuring the Fairy Steps
Sat 14 June Day walk in the Peaks - followed for some by an open-air concert (Festival of the Peak) in the natural surroundings of Carsington Water, situated between Wirksworth and Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Main attraction was Lindisfarne
Thursday 12 June An evening bike ride from Edale - met at the Car Park at 7.30
Sat/Sun 7-8 June Backpacking in Knoydart - Ladhar Bheinn
Thursday 29 May Lad's Leap - met 7.30 at Crowden Car Park on the A628 (SK073993) for a 6 mile walk in the Dark Peak
Sat-Tues 24-27 May Cornwall - continuing the coastpath from Marazion to Helford, taking in the beautiful Lizard peninsula. View the photos!
Wednesday 7 May Cheshire - Over Peover - met at The Dog Inn (SJ793735) for a stroll in the country and a nice pint afterwards
Sat/Mon 3-5 May Camping at Braithwaite for the early May Bank Holiday
Thursday 24 April Around Budworth Mere - met 7.30 at the Cock o'Budworth (GR657778) on the A559 between Warrington and Northwich for another 7 mile evening stroll
18 - 21 April Easter on the Isle of Jura
Tuesday 15 April
Broadoak - met 7.30 at the Bull's Head, High Lane (by the A6) GR951853 for a 7 mile evening stroll
Sunday 30 March Sandstone Trail - Burwardsley and Bickerton Hill - met 10.00 at the Cheshire Workshops in Higher Burwardsley GR523565
Sat/Sun 22-23 March Paris
Saturday 15 March Big Macc ramble bike ride - met 9am at Trentabank (Macc Forest) CP (GR961711) for a 15 mile circuit via the Cat and Fiddle
Sat/Sun 8-9 March
Rent-a-hostel - Clun Mill
Sat/Sun 22-23 February Bunkhouse weekend - at the Old Bankhouse Lodge, Pitlochry
Tuesday 18 February Lymm - a short evening walk from Lymm Dam - met 7.30 at its northern end GR682870
Sunday 2 February Martin's Birthday Walk - Y Garn and the Glyders - met 10.00 at Llyn Ogwen GR650604
Sunday 19 January 2003 Arnside/Silverdale - met at Leighton Moss Nature Reserve GR480753 at 10.00. Lunch at Wolf House Gallery
28 December - 4 January Roy Bridge
2002
 
Sunday 15 December Tideswell - met at CP in Tideswell Dale (south of Tideswell) GR155742 at 10.30 or earlier in café in Tideswell. Xmas lunch at Monsall Head (not butties!)
2000
 
1-17 September
Tour of Mont Blanc
1985
 
Saturday 26 January
Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond). Report here.