Our annual Mountain Biking weekend will be on the 28th/29th September this year. We are off to the Lake District staying at the Barrow MC hut. There are 20 places available and at only 20 each these are bound to go quickly so book yours now via the club website.
Big thanks to Rob Pullen for organising this, please direct any questions to Rob - firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Barrow Mountaineering and Ski Club Hut, Coppermines Valley, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8HX
The cost: £20 (staying Fri night to Sun - including a curry Sat eve). Car sharing required.
Accommodation available: 20 places in the Barrow club hut - sleeping bags and pillows required. It's self catering and you need to bring your own breakfast/lunch (group meal on Saturday night is included, curry).
Alternative accommodation: The YHA Coppermines (literally next door) Coniston LA21 8HP - 0345 371 9630. YHA Coniston Holly How 3-star hotel, Far End Bungalow, Holly How, Coniston LA21 8DD - 0345 371 9511. Camping at Coniston Park Coppice Caravan Club Site, Park Gate, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8LA.
Saturday Ride: This will be a full day ride starting at 9am from Coppermines, taking in some good technical terrain, a stop for a grub (bring your own) and poss a sneaky Pub stop towards the end of the ride. A route description and GPX route will be issued several weeks before the ride.
Dinner Sat Eve: A curry will be provided after the ride at coppermines. Bring yer own beer.
Sunday Ride: This will be a half day ride. Possibly at Whinlatter trail centre.
Equipment Required: A good MTB in good working order, spare tubes and repair kit, lights, first aid, clothing for all poss weather, food and drink on Sat. No Helmet No Ride! A Map in case you get separated.