HWC trips 2007

This contains details of all the longer trips we have planned for the club this year. These trips include a stay away from home, normally for a long weekend. Transport to these is typically arranged by sharing private cars rather than using a minibus, as this gives more flexibility to come and go.

You must be a member of the club to come on one of these trips. Please contact one of the committee if you want to join, and we will be glad to tell you more about the club.

Note - most of the items below are provisional and depend upon getting people to organise them!  We'll discuss this at the AGM.

Date Status Logistics organiser
Walks organiser
Where? Type of walk
16-20 Feb 2007
Alasdair Paton
Helvellyn YHA, Lake District This is our 'traditional' winter walking trip to the Lakes. While the paths are generally good, the time of year means that snow is likely and it can be extremely cold - correct equipment is needed for high winter walks! We are also running a navigation skills course on this trip.
20-22 April
Done see report
Valory Batchellor
Lewis Entwistle
A chance to catch up on the joys of Spring not too far from home (just east of Oxford).
15-17 June
Done, see report
Hazel Fix
Hazel Fix
Boscastle, Devon coast
A short weekend coastal path walking in the South West.
21-29 July
Denise Haverty
Denise Haverty + ?
Dublin and Wicklow, Ireland
A return to the Emerald Isle after a year's break - for some Guinness and great walking.  Chance to visit Dublin as well.
12-17 September
Complete, see report
David Haigh
David Haigh
Skye, Scotland
The annual trip north of the border.  If you want rugged walking this is your chance.  Conditions can be great or extremely miserable - we have had both in previous years.
19-21 October
Complete, see report
Hazel Fix
Alasdair Paton
Ironbridge, Black Country
A chance to catch up on some Autumn colours and some gentle hills, near the Severn valley on the Welsh border.
22-26 November
Complete Alasdair Paton
Alasdair, Hazel Fix
Lake District
Last chance to stock up on rain and hills before Christmas (oh and Christmas shopping in Ambleside too!)

If you want to go on one of the above walks, contact the organiser for details.

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