Sue and Martin's Trips Programme

Archives - 2003 and earlier

Sunday 14 December Traditional pre-Xmas lunch at Monsal Head, after a 10 am start from the centre of Bakewell (CP at SK218686).
Report here.
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! Report here.
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
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.
Trip Report
Planning Information
Tuesday 15 July Hayfield - met 7.30 in the George Hotel for a 6-7 mile walk in the Dark Peak. See here.
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. Report here.
Sat/Sun 8-9 March
Rent-a-hostel - Clun Mill. Report here.
Sat/Sun 22-23 February Bunkhouse weekend - at the Old Bankhouse Lodge, Pitlochry. Report here.
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. Report here.
Tuesday 28 January A Trough of Bowland ramble with Eddisons. Report here.
Sunday 19 January 2003

Arnside/Silverdale - met at Leighton Moss Nature Reserve GR480753 at 10.00. Lunch at Wolf House Gallery.
Report here.

28 December - 4 January Roy Bridge
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!)
7/8 December Center Parcs - Report here.
26/27 October Ramsoc goes to Leyburn. Report here.
Sunday 20 October A walk from Alstonefield . Report here.
Sunday 13 October Calderdale Mountain Bike Marathon. Report here.
14 to 22 July
A Dolomites Trip, based at Camping Dolomiti, Cortina.
Report here.
12 to 19 May
Andalucia - a time share sales trip. Report here.
1-17 September
Tour of Mont Blanc
17 to 25 July A Traverse of the Brenta Dolomites. Report here.
22 to 25 August Melinda's Final Munro weekend. Report here.
4 February A Walk Around the Glyders. Report here.
27 to 29 October Cairngorm Capers - A Backpacking Weekend. Report here.
22 October Prestwich Forest and The Cliff. Report here.
18 to 26 March A Pilgrimage to Portree. Report here.
4/5 March Bogle Stroll - Report here.
30 May A Bike Ride from Dartmouth. Report here.
7/8 April Backpacking in Deepest Meirionydd. Report here.
24 February to 3 March A week in Kinlochewe. Report here.
1 January
The Old Man of Coniston. Report here.
14 to 25 July Alta Via 2 in the Dolomites. Reports here.
26/27 March A North Yorkshire Moors backpack. Report here.
20 to 27 February Holiday in Duirinish. Report here.
29 to 31 January Another Ardlui Amble. Report here.
1 January
Scafell Pikes. Report here.
2 to 5 May
A Radioactive Ramble - Glen Etive Munros. Report here.
22/23 March
Wet Muker. Report here.
27 to 29 January
Ardlui weekend - Auspicious Ardlui Amble. Report here.
11 to 13 October Patterdale with Ian . Report here.
Saturday 26 January
Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond). Report here.
24/25 November Aysgarth Weekend. Report here.
12 to 14 October A Trip to Dufton. Report here.
15/16 September
A Snowdonian Backpack from Blaemau Ffestiniog . Report here.
10/11 October The Great Langdale Horseshoe Walk. Report here.
6/7 March Bogle Stroll - Report here.
2 August to 31 October

London, Manchester, Minard Bay, Tatton Park, Lyme Park, Styal, Blists Hill, London, Buttermere circuit, Looe.
Report here.

18 May to 6 July

Ingleton, Hadrian's Wall, The Rhinogs, A Lake District Trip, and Muker/Tan Hill. Report here.

9/10/11 May Yorkshire Moors Backpack - The Crosses Walk. Report here.
2 to 5 May

Backpacking in Glencoe. Report here.

20 and 27 April

Granny's Ramble and Bob's Saunter. Report here.

12 April

Derwent Watershed Walk. Report here.

4 to 8 April

A Holiday on Mull. Report here. Diary Volume 1.


Cheddar Gorge, Blencathra, and elsewhere. Report here.

17 to 23 February

A week in Torridon:
Part 1
Part 2

1 January to 3 February Various activities, including a classic ascent of Ben Vane on 26 January. Report here.
12 to 26 July Lechtal Alps - backpacking - Report starts here. Index here.
29 to 31 December A Trip to Wasdale. Report here.
October Martin's European Road Trip.
Reports: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4.
July Ludlow, Lyke Wake Walk, Rivington and Ravenglass.
Report here.
June Snowdon, Ingleton, Welsh 3000s, Helvellyn, Three Peaks Challenge. Report here.
May High Street, Brecon Beacons, and Runswick Bay. Report here.
January to April Yorkshire Moors, Northumberland, Snowdon, Yorkshire Dales, Patterdale, and another visit to Mull. Report here.
May A Visit to Mull. Report here.
March/April A Visit to Skye. Report here.
11 to 17 June Summer in Scotland. Report here.
22 June to 4 July A Trip to Scotland. Report here.
27 June Suilven - Report here.
28 February The Glyders with TDHHC. Report here.