<>The Hillwalking Subsection of the IBM Hursley Club was
founded in 1988 by a group of outdoor minded IBMers who wanted to
travel to and walk in the hillier regions of Britain, Hampshire not
being known for its mountaineering challenges. The Club continues to
organise trips for its members, as well as having a store of
equipment which is available for club members to borrow. We have
also organised courses
in winter skills, navigation and mountain safety for members. We
have recently been organising walks in the local area as well; these
have proved a popular post-work activity through the summer and it's
often surprising how much good walking there is close to home.
The club is open to IBMers and non-IBMers, and offers a number of
You can find details of our currently planned trips off the homepage, and of our previous trips in the archive.
- For both members and non-members:
- an email distribution list for our forthcoming events (email
Kathryn McMullan to
- a number of local walks - anyone is welcome on these, but
please contact the organiser first
- For members only:
- a store of equipment - maps, books and survival stuff -
which members can borrow (contact the quartermaster).
- long trips, usually for a few days with overnight stays in
It's worth noting that the HWC is NOT a rock-climbing club,
although there are a number of climbing walls
in Hampshire if you want to do that. Some other useful
walking-related links follow:
The Committee - who's who
The club's committee are responsible for making the various club
events happen, along with extra help gratefully received from
other club members not on the committee. We have the following
people currently serving (last update 24th November 2017)):
Chairman: Hazel Fix
Hazel was a
founder member of the HWC and was formerly the quartermaster.
Hazel is a very active member
of the club, organizing many of the away trips.
Treasurer: Geoff Judd
The Treasurer is responsible for managing the income of the club,
and liaising with the IBM Hursley Club over our budget. This comes
from the annual subscriptions and is used primarily to buy maps and
other pieces of equipment.
Secretary: Stephen Cocks
Quartermaster: Kathryn McMullan
Kathryn keeps all of our maps and equipment safe. Kathryn also
e-mails information about walks to the club distribution list.
Further committee members:
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