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•Sunday Walks are held every three weeks throughout the year. ‘A’ walks are longer and harder. ’B’ walks are somewhat easier and more relaxed.•Mid-Ulster Walking Club and Cookstown Council together organise Sperrintrek walks during the year. •We have a long walking weekend in spring (early May). Previous sorties have been to Scotland, Wales, The Lake District, Co. Kerry and the Isle of Arran. •In autumn (October) ,we have another walking weekend. In the past we have been to Achill, Westport, Donegal ,Wicklow and Galloway. •Shorter mid-week (Thursday) walks are held every two weeks. These are usually easier, with an emphasis on enjoying the landscape.•Occasional trips abroad are organised from within the Club. •We organise our own training sessions.2014
All new club and visiting members will be expected to do at least one ‘B’ walk to allow their walking abilities to be assessed OR to provide evidence of having recent ‘A’ walk experience before they will be permitted to join a club ‘A’ walk.
Full members £ 20,Thursday walkers £10.Prospective new members £2 for Thursdays and £4 for Sundays-taken off subscription on subsequent joining.
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•Latest Club News from Secretary Ken Armstrong.If you have any queries or wish to draw my attention to some matter requiring attention, please feel free to get in touch bye-mail: or byphone 07810527253.•Latest Club News from Chairman George Hamill.The Spring Trip to the Lake District will take place from Fri 2nd May 2014 to Mon 5th May 2014. After a number of enquiries by the committee, a brief itinerary has now been draw up for the trip : •Friday: Bus transfer from Cookstown to Belfast Stena Port for 11.30am sailing on Friday 2nd May. Bus transfer from Cairnryan port to Keswick (arriving in Cairnryan around 1.30pm) Arrive in Keswick between 4:30pm and 5:30pm on Friday evening. Three night B & B. in Keswick - A variety of single /double and triple rooms have already been reserved •Saturday: Travel from Keswick for A and B walks up Scafell Pike (highest mountain in England at 978 metres(3,209 ft) above sea level ) •Sunday :Travel from Keswick to the planned A and B walks starting from Buttermere.•Sunday evening: A three course meal in a local restaurant (details to be confirmed)•Monday: 10:00am Return bus to Cairnryan (3:30pm sailing), possible 1-2 hr stop on journey for shopping etc.As this is our 25th anniversary year it is hoped that there will be a good turn out from club members to help make this a memorable weekend. The cost of the Spring trip? will be in the region of £250; however an additional £10 cost may be required to pay for a smaller vehicle to travel from Keswick to the starting point of the walksIf you are interested in going on the trip please register this by Monday 8th March 2014 to Carmel McGuigan or George Hamill . Click for Trip pdf Form .A deposit of £80 will be required to confirm your place on the trip.Please note that if trip numbers are oversubscribed, preference will be given to MUWC Club Members and those who have been regular attendees on club walks. The photo competition this year will have an altered format. Photographs entered should be sent to Webmaster or Chairperson (details on size etc will be given shortly).They will be displayed on a special page on web-site. At the end of the club season (October) photographs entered will be voted on by members. As last year there will be three categories.•Humour•Scenery•PeopleFirst three pictures in-all good ones.
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DateThurs 13th MarchVenueFavour Royal 11.00amTravel meet ptASDA C.P. 9:45am Take NEW road from Dgn to B'gawley. Meet on Augher Rd (hard shoulder) just off the NEW Ballygawley roundabout at approx. 10.45am. Follow Brian to the Car Park.Walk meet ptDerrygorry C.P.GradeCWalk leader(s)Brian McGarveyOther Info.