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Weekly update 17th May

Despite the slightly dodgy weather, a good weekend seems to have been had all round, with a speedy decision to pick a dry spell and grab a session at Bamford Edge by some, some indoor route resets in the Attic of Pain, and good use being made of Redpoint and Warwick climbing walls, as well as, of course, the Station. Head over to Facebook or Instagram to check out some photos of member's adventures and don't forget to like and follow - both accounts are really helping to spread the name of the Bowline and our followers are growing, particularly with Instagram! Also don't forget that we have a really active Whatsapp group for climbing trips if you are looking to share an adventure - if you aren't already signed up, drop me a message on 07376 629180 and I'll add you in (we have one for mountain biking, too!).

TUESDAY'S ARE BACK!!! With the easing of restrictions from tomorrow, we can now socialise on our regular Tuesday night meet at The Climbing Station! People are already booked in from around 19.00 - grab a slot and come see us! This will now be a regular weekly meet for us :-)

THIS WEEK'S MICRO MEET - We don't have a leader or a venue for this week's micro meet yet - if you fancy getting out this week, please drop a message in the aforementioned Whatsapp group.

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! - we are organising a crag litter pick at three areas which have been identified by Andy Harper (local BMC access rep) as being in need of some TLC. The dates will be Thursday 27 May (Grace Dieu Woods) and 10 June (Markfield and Craig Buddon), and we will aim to climb locally on both occasions, as well as go for a well earned pint afterwards.

OTHER MEETS (to book a place on any of the meets below, email Mike - - and if payment is required please secure your place by transferring the appropriate amount to the club bank account - details below. Please use your name and the meet name as a reference. Bank Details are as follows: Sort Code: 30-95-47 Account number 16098368 30th May - The Chairman’s Walk is less than a month away and it really isn’t one to miss. Book a space on this to join in on a varied walk through the Dark and White Peak, with bouldering and pub stops! 06 June - Family friendly open meet with bouldering and roped climbing at Burbage North/Burbage South boulders 11 - 13 June - North Lee’s camping meet - lots to do here, with a prime location right underneath Stanage 26 June - Summer BBQ at Carsington Water after a day full of climbing, biking, walking - whatever takes your fancy! 13-15th August - the Coniston Coppermines MTB meet is starting to fill up with 13 booked on so far. Grab a space in this amazing hut - due to our reciprocal arrangement with Barrow the accommodation will only set you back £10 in a truly amazing hut, with mountain biking, climbing and walking right from the doorstep. It would be a shame to miss out! 27-30th August - Bank Holiday!!! We are booked into the Bowderstone Hut, with some fantastic climbing right on the doorstep. There are 11 spaces left and at £25 per head for the entire weekend this is a bargainous trip! 06 November - 70th Anniversary Chairman's Walk and Annual Dinner, Hartington 07 December - Bouldering Competition at the Climbing Station

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