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Current Events

February

Sunday 2nd Walk from Llanferes
Grade: Intermediate
Cerries W
Wednesday 5th Evening Climbing
Saturday 8th Bike ride from Chester into North Wales
50 miles, 1000m ascent
Grade: Hard
Mick C
Sunday 9th Walk in the Clwydian hills
Cancelled due to storm Ciara
Grade: Intermediate
Alison W
Wednesday 12th Evening Climbing
Wednesday 19th Evening Climbing
Saturday 22nd Williamson tunnels tour in Liverpool
Grade: Fun
Janet W
Wednesday 26th Evening Climbing

March

Wednesday 4th Evening Climbing
Thursday 5th Gin tasting at Chester Beer & Wine
Grade: Fun
Janet W
Sunday 8th 7 mile walk from Selattyn near Oswestry
Grade: Intermediate
Simon E
Wednesday 11th Evening Climbing
Saturday 14th Walk in the Clwydian hills
Grade: Intermediate
Alison W
Wednesday 18th Evening Climbing
Sunday 22nd Walk in the Peak District
Grade: Intermediate
Malcolm B
Wednesday 25th Evening Climbing
Saturday 28th Walk around Llyn Brenig & Alwen Resevoir
Grade: Intermediate
Sara C

April

Wednesday 1st Evening Climbing
Weekend 3rd - 5th Weekend in Snowdonia
Grade: Intermediate/Fun
Alison M
Wednesday 8th Evening Climbing
Wednesday 15th Evening Climbing
Wednesday 22nd Evening Climbing
Sunday 26th Walk up the Roaches and Luds Church
Grade: Intermediate
Nich S
Wednesday 29th Evening Climbing

May

Saturday 2nd - Saturday 9th Scotland Week
Kylesku
Nick W
Sunday 17th Wirral circular bike ride Mick C
Saturday 23rd Walk in Snowdonia
Grade: Intermediate
Alison W

June

Saturday 6th Crib Lem Spur Loop
Grade 1 scramble from Bethesda & over the Carnedds
Grade: Hard
Neil C
Weekend 12th - 14th Barmouth
Grade: Intermediate/Fun
Catherine E
Saturday 20th Walk in Snowdonia
Grade: Hard
Ian B
Sunday 28th Walk up Cnicht, Moelywn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach
Grade: Hard
Nich S

July

Weekend 10th - 12th Ceredigion Coastal Walk
Grade: Hard
Sarah C

August

Saturday 15th Walk in Snowdonia
Grade: Hard
Ian B

September

Wednesday 23rd - Sunday 27th Hostel - hostel Poland trip
Beskid Slaski
Grade: Hard
Magda W

October

Weekend 16th - 18th Weekend
Borrowdale, Lake District
Grade: Intermediate/Hard
Mike S

Participation Statement

Participation in outdoor activities such as hill walking, climbing and cycling (on or off road) is inherently risky. You should only get involved if you are personally prepared to accept these risks and recognise that you may be exposed to potentially life-threatening situations. You are responsible for your own actions and involvement, and must be aware that your actions may affect the health and safety of others, both members and non-members, and act accordingly.

Grading of Walks

Easy:

Straightforward walking.
Short day - 2-3 hours.

Intermediate:

Mixed terrain.
Average distance may be testing for some but within most people's reach.
Longer day - up to 6 hours.

Hard:

Technically and/or physically difficult.
Experience is a must!
Longer, tougher days to push your skills - 5-6 hours and over.

Grading of Biking

Easy:

Straightforward biking.
Short day - 2-3 hours.

Intermediate:

Mixed terrain.
Average distance may be testing for some but within most people's reach.
Longer day - up to 6 hours.

Hard:

Technically and/or physically difficult.
Experience a must.
Longer, tougher days to push your skills - 5-6 hours and over.

"Hard+" Events

Primarily these would be walks (including scrambling) in high mountains and/or in winter conditions, but could also be very challenging cycling events.

They can be one-off day events, or be part of a Club weekend, or a longer trip away.

On such events the risk is inherently greater.

Leaders of these events are expected to give clear instructions to club members before such an event, outlining not just the route and expected conditions, but also the maximum number of people that will be able to join them.

Leaders should ensure that they are comfortable with the ratio of 'experienced' to 'less-experienced' members attending the event. They need to be able to explain to members, in a considered and reasonable manner, why they may not be able to take them on the event, at that particular time.

If you wish to attend these events you need to have the required equipment and have some experience in how to use it. You need to be prepared to discuss your experience and expectations, in a considered and reasonable manner, with the event Leader, and accept any judgement they may make, either before or during the event.

The Club encourages members who wish to participate in such events to attend suitable courses in winter skills.

The Club has no liability for members attending such events and it is imperative that you ensure that not only are you suitably skilled and experienced, but that you have personal insurance to cover you for all activities that you participate in.

Climbing

Beginners are welcome by arrangement with the event organiser, in order to ensure that there is an adequate ration of experienced to new climbers.

Questions and Updates

If you have any questions about events or any event updates, please email the Events Co-ordinator.