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Backmarker/s wanted for May 13th coach ramble

Walks commentsPosted by MalcolmD Sun, March 11, 2018 12:38:29
Further to Liz's announcement about the April 8th Coach Ramble, can we also announce that the May 13th Coach ramble will be going to the Yorkshire Wolds and exploring the dry chalkland valleys to be found there. (OS map 294)

Two walks will be offered:- a 12 mile walk between Fridaythorpe and Pocklington led by myself and a shorter walk between Huggate and Pocklington led by Dave Jefferies, both following parts of the Yorkshire Wolds Way.

We are looking for backmarkers to accompany us on the recce's for these routes and because both walks will be linear there is a need for an additional car.

Our initial recce will be on Tuesday March 20th and I've arranged to meet up with friends & colleagues from York to meet us at Pocklington for 10:30 which will mean leaving Sheffield between 08:30 and 09:00 at the latest, possibly earlier if multiple pick-ups have to be arranged.

My apologies for the shortness of notice for this and it is likely that a second recce will have to be arranged at a future date if thought necessary.

Please let either myself (m.s.dixon@talktalk.net or 0784-253-0128) or Dave Jefferies (dave@thebolehills.uk or 0789-024-6604) know if you're interested in joining us on these recces.

Many Thanks. Malcolm Dixon



Recent Incident

GeneralPosted by MalcolmD Sun, February 18, 2018 17:01:30
I won't be able to come out on Wednesday's walk due to another commitment that day so I thought people who were on the walk I led a couple of weeks ago may be pleased to hear about Terry Guy, a guest walker that day, who slipped when we were on our way down Lose Hill. It sounds like he is well on the way to recovery and we may see him again. Cheers. Malcolm Dixon

"Many thanks for your email the incident report is fine. I didn't for some reason receive Val's email about the bent pole but if Dave is Ok with it its fine by me....

I've looked at your forthcoming programme and it appeals to me, having walked from West of Sheffield some years ago now with a private group. I've been looking at nearer caravan sites so that I can join you from the start point sometime but of course most are shut until March or April..if I do make it I'll buy Dave a drink.

As far as my knee is concerned I went out with Colchester Group on Wednesday but conditions were muddy and slippery and I struggled a bit...now that the bruising and swelling has died down I'm feeling some underlying injury which will obviously take time and rest to heal.

My best mate commented to them that only laryngitis would stop me walking so his card is marked for future retribution!!

Regards, Terry Guy"