Events List 2008

The following list should give you some idea of the official meets of the Club during 2008. All Transport arrangements will be sorted out at the pub meet the week preceding the trip. If you are unable to attend the pub, please telephone or e-mail the Climbing or Caving Secretary before the Wednesday pub meet.

Caving Meets = Ca
Climbing Meets = Cl
Joint Climbing and Caving Meets = Ca & Cl
Social Events = So

January 2008
Ca No Trip
19 – 20 Cl Lake District

Coniston, Coppermines.

9 – 10 Ca Yorkshire, Accomodation YSS, The Old School, Helwith Bridge Nr Settle Caving: SRT and non-SRT trips will be organized.
22 – 25 Cl Scotland

Inchree Centre, Glencoe

8-9 Ca Llangattock. Chelsea Spelaeological Society, Whitewalls. The Hillside, Llangattock, Powys, NP8 1LG. Caves likely to be Agen Allwedd (suitable for beginners) and Ogof Draenen (permits to be arranged). The area is also good for walking and for climbing (see Feb issue of Climb for a description).
18 Cl & Ca Social. Slide show evening at the Boathouse. 8 pm.
21 – 24 Cl Lake District. Probably Bowderstone Cottage,
12-13 Ca Mendips. – Trip canceled
26-27 Cl Cheddar Gorge
10-11 Ca South Wales Caving Club, Penwyllt. Caves likely to be OFD and maybe Pant Mawr.
3-7 Cl Fontainebleau (France)
Gite is booked.
23-26 Cl Scotland (Ben Nevis) Head up on the Thursday evening,
Camping at base of Ben Nevis
7 – 8 Ca The Chapel (TSG), Castleton, Derbyshire. Caves to be decided but possibility of climbing one day.
28-29 Ca & Cl June Joint climbing and caving trip to Yorkshire. Manchester Pot to Goyden through trip: weather permitting
26-27 Cl North Devon
9-10 Ca Wye valley, camping Beeches Farm; Permit booked for Otter Hole on Saturday (maximum number 5 people). Other permits for the weekend to be arranged.
23-25 Cl Pembroke
Early to mid September Club expedition, 1 week trip abroad. This trip will be organized by Neil Burgess. Please contact him directly for more details.
13-14 Ca Yorkshire, accomodation booked at the YSS. Permit for Saturday for Birks Fell Cave, Buckden (weather permitting). This Grade 4 cave (some SRT) is one of the best caving trips in Yorkshire.
27-28 Cl Llanddudno (North Wales)
25-26 Ca & Cl Dinner meet. Wye Valley. Beeches Farm.

Caving permit for Saturday 25 October for Slaughter Stream Cave, Grade 3. Any climbers who wish to have a go at caving are welcome on this trip.

15-16 Ca South Wales Caving Club, Penwyllt. Cave: OFD, trips of various length and difficulty are possible.
17 Cl BMC Winter Essentials lecture.
24 Cl & Ca CCCC AGM. 8.00 The Boathouse.
22-23 Cl Swanage
6-7 Cl & Ca Mendips, joint caving and climbing trip. Accomodation: Wessex Caving Club Hut, Priddy. Caving permits to be arranged. Plenty of climbing nearby.