Keeping in Touch - January


Hi there!

May weekend (7th-10th) Our May weekend in Dorset is now full!

However there may be a possibility of booking extra accommodation in the adjacent Garden Wing. We would need a minimum of six additional people to book this. If you are interested, do get in touch with Val val.thomas02@gmail.com

A big thank you to all who made our Christmas walk and social such an enjoyable occasion. The Abberley hills are always a great place to walk and David led us on a lovely varied route. We came back to a beautifully laid out and welcoming village hall at Great Witley where a glass of steaming mulled cider was put into our hands (thank you Colin!) Everyone had brought along some food to add into the mix of a simple supper with delicious soups, bread and cheese and tasty puddings. Thanks especially go to Helen K who worked tirelessly in the kitchen to keep things running smoothly along with various other helpers. After supper there were a few games run by Dave P, always such fun and becoming part of our tradition. It’s amazing how quickly and efficiently we can tidy everything away at the end. Well done all Single Booters!

Informal weekends away in 2020 Here’s a reminder of our potential informal weekends away in the coming year. If you’re interested in attending, do get in touch with the appropriate leader. These weekends are for full members.

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th January Minehead/Exmoor Moderate walks Leader: Andy mob 0780 1441 831 Fully booked

Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th April Snowdonia - Betws y Coed Strenuous 8-10 miles Leaders: Dave Pugh mob 07779 109762 and Mark Lucas mob 07974 771192

Friday 29th – Sunday 31st May Barmouth moderate/strenuous Leader Alan Phear mob 07972 197639

Friday 19th – Monday 22nd June Lake District Leader John Brockley mob 07746 838108

Friday 10th – Monday 13th July Devon, Hartland Quay Leader: Val Thomas 07760 272712, 01452 501787 val.thomas02@gmail.com

Friday 31st July – Sunday 2nd August Howgills (near lake district) moderate/strenuous Leaders: Dave Pugh mob 07779 109762 and Mark Lucas mob 07974 771192

September 18th - 20th North Wales, Lleyn Peninsula moderate/strenuous Leader: Norman mob 07504 479493

A date for your diary! Single Boots AGM 2020 will be held on Sunday April 19th. We’d love to see you all there, so do hold the date.

Walks diary Can you help fill our programme in the early part of next year? Dates free are: February 16th and 23rd March 8th; 15th; April 5th; 12th (to coincide with the weekend away;) 26th

Do get in touch with Andy if you can offer a walk on any of these dates! andrewwheeler587@btinternet.com

Single Boots Committee wishes you all many good walking miles in the year ahead!


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