Peak vs Geographers
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Peak vs Geographers

As Peaches and I have taken it upon ourselves to heroically rescue the BCRA and lower it’s average age (but not by killing older members) we tried to entice some Geographers as a trial run for next year… This was done by emailing the Geographers and we got some keen, pensive ‘freshers’ (only one of […]

Annual Dinner 2012
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Annual Dinner 2012

“Shit, there’s a tree in the road!” Dave exclaimed as we were driving to the YHA Coniston Coppermines. As well as tree roots growing into the roads around Lake Windermere, the roads were very twisty; we realised that if there was a sharp bend sign that meant the bend was actually less than 90º, otherwise […]

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Northern CHECC: County to Lancs & Others

Being on holiday I had the opportunity to go up early on friday and so this plan was made the previous Thursday. However what I had not anticipated was a certain level of inebriation the night before with unpleasant morning effects. I was then ‘subjected’ to Tom1’s driving, (note: normally good but with a reactionary […]

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The long awaited tale of Top to the 88ft pitch… and back!

On the 14th of January a trip was undertaken to learn Top to the 88ft pitch and back in preparation of a Top to Pipperkin trip. We began by crunching our way across the moor and reaching the entrance at about 11 o’clock. The call out was for Monday. Reassuring… We SRT’d up at that […]