Pink Purslane
Sue and Martin's Trips Programme

Archives - 2005

Sunday 18 December Christmas Walk from Hartington with 19 people and Jess the dog, to the George at Altonefield and back. Report here.
Thursday 15 December Roman Lakes - met 7.30pm at Roman Lakes for a pleasant stroll in dull weather
21-28 November Madeira - Funchal area
Fri 18 to Sun 20 November Kendal Mountain Film Festival
Wednesday 16 November Dunham - from Timperley - left at 7.15pm for a moonlit stroll to The Swan with Two Nicks, and back to Altrincham via Dunham Park
22/23 October Ramsoc trip to Coniston. Report here.
Sunday 9 October Calderdale Marathon bike ride
24/25 September Peak District Backpack, Bakewell to Hathersage (Thorpe Farm bunkhouse) and back.
Wednesday 21 September Styal - meet 7.00pm at the Ship Inn (SJ837835)
All of August

Dolomites Trips during the month (report here):
Up to 12 August - touring, including pick-up at 6pm in Cortina, outside Co-op or nearby bar, on Thursday 11 August
11-20 August - fixed camp - Camping Colfosco Corvara / Cortina (Camping Dolomiti)
20-27 August - tailored trip
27 August to 3 September - hut to hut trip (AV1 - Report)

Wednesday 27 July Beeston - met 7.30pm at the Shady Oak (SJ 533 603) for a walk around Beeston Castle. Report
Sunday 24 July Bike ride from Trentabank - met at 10.00am for a 3 hour ride over 15 miles. Report
Tuesday 12 July Silverdale - met 7.30pm at the entrance to Leighton Moss Bird Reserve (SD 476 750) for a leisurely stroll
6-11 July A section of the walkers Haute Route from Zermatt to Sierre. Report here.  
Wednesday 6 July Kinder Scout - met 7.30pm at the Royal Hotel in the centre of Hayfield for a nice meal followed by a short walk in improving weather
Thursday 30 June Cheshire - around Marton - met 7.30pm at the Davenport Arms, Marton (SJ 850 683)
Wednesday 22 June Whitbarrow East and Lord's Seat - met 7.30pm at Raven's Lodge (SD 461 853) for a 6 mile summer's stroll in the South Lakes. Report here.
Sat/Sunday 18/19 June A trip to Northern Ireland - Giant's Causeway and Portrush. Report here.
Thurs/Friday 16/17 June Two Peaks, aka three Peaks Support. Report here.
Tuesday 14 June Bike ride from Roman Lakes
See also here.
3-11 June Lake District Backpack 130 km from Kendal to Keswick
Tuesday 24 May Nicky Nook - from Scorton - met 7.30 pm at Scorton Picnic Site (SD504504) for a scenic 6 mile stroll
Sunday 22 May

Hilbre Island - met at Dee Lane slipway at 12.30 pm

Saturday 21 May

Morecambe Bay Walk

Tuesday 10 May Cheshire - around Chelford
Fri 29 April to Tues 3 May Skye - based at Glenbrittle campsite. Report here.
Thursday 21 April Chorlton and Sale Water Parks - we should have started at 7.30 pm from Dane Road Metro Station, but this walk was postponed
16/17 April A Weekend at Coniston Coppermines YHA. Report here.
Saturday 9 April The Calderdale Hike - 30 miles in 8.5 hours
Wednesday 30 March Alderley Edge - met at 7.30pm at the Drum and Monkey pub (848787) for a short stroll
Fri 11 to Sun 13 March Helmsley - Rentahostel - organised by Sue Williams
Sat 19 and Sun 20 February Fairfield and Loughrigg. Report here.

Sat/Sun 12-13 February
Report on 2004 trip

Canadian Ski Marathon - up to 160km of tranquility and beauty through the Quebec countryside from Lachute to Montebello to Buckingham
Fri 28 to Mon 31 January
Scottish Bunkhouse Trip - Aite Cruinnichidh bunkhouse near Roy Bridge
Sunday 9 January Peak District - a trip from Fairholmes Visitor Centre (Ladybower North) - SK172893. Met 10.15 there, for 10.30 bus to King's Tree for a walk