Thursday, 22 October 2015

October Bulletin

Membership Renewals

Membership is now due for 2016. Membership can be paid from 1st October to 28th February.

Late paying members will not be accepted as this causes much additional work for the Treasurer - Renew your membership now before you forget

Fees are £35 for the year can be paid via Cheque, Direct Debit, Bank Transfer or Standing Order. Please refer to the emailed bulletin or email for specific details.

Hut Bookings

Hut booking will start appearing on the club website to the right, detailing dates booked and bunk availability.

None of the booking are exclusive, there are 8 bunk places in the main building and 2 less comfortable places in the Annex. Members can still go to the hut 'on spec', but people who book prior will have priority on the bunks.

Forthcoming Meets

All new meets will be added to the website as they are announced. A short view of upcoming meets now appears on the right hand side of the website (Desktop Version). If you are using a smartphone to view the website, you'll need to navigate to the Meets page itself.

The club continues to meet at The North West Face climbing wall in Warrington on Monday evenings. There is a £1 discount to members during these meetings.

Andy Kirkpatrick Lecture

Andrew Conneely reports that Andy Kirkpatrick will be giving a talk at Salford, on the 1st February 2016. Andy has done some serious climbing in Antarctica, Patagonia, Alps, Yosemite and Stanage. The talk will be on general mountaineering, guiding, base jumping in some of the hardest mountains of the world. For more details visit Andy Kirkpatricks Website

A video of Andy can be seen on the UK Climbing Website
Andrew Conneely is willing to do a block booking perhaps at discount if sufficient members wish to go.

Annual General Meeting

The AGM took place on the 6th October 2015.

Full AGM minutes have been distributed to club members.

The next bulletin will be due in November