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Current Events

January

Sunday 5th Dolwyddelan to Betws-y-Coed
Linear walk via the train
Grade: Intermediate
Juliet T
Wednesday 8th Evening Climbing
Wednesday 15th Evening Climbing
Sunday 19th Walk around Long Mynd in Shropshire
Grade: Intermediate
Teresa M
Wednesday 22nd Evening Climbing
Sunday 26th Bike ride 30 - 35 miles
Grade: Intermediate
Nicky S
Wednesday 29th Evening Climbing

February

Sunday 2nd Walk
TBC
Grade: Hard
Clive G
Wednesday 5th Evening Climbing
Wednesday 12th Evening Climbing
Wednesday 19th Evening Climbing
Saturday 22nd Williamson tunnels tour in Liverpool
Grade: Fun
Janet W
Wednesday 26th Evening Climbing
Weekend 28th February - 1st March Lakes Weekend
Glenridding
Grade: Intermediate/Hard
Stella S

March

Saturday 14th Walk in Snowdonia
Grade: Intermediate
Alison W
Sunday 22nd Walk in the Peak District
Grade: Intermediate
Malcolm B

April

Weekend 3rd - 5th Weekend in Snowdonia
Grade: Intermediate/Fun
Alison M

May

Saturday 2nd - Saturday 9th Scotland Week
Kylesku
Nick 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

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.