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Peak District winter bivy. On the wrong date! Weekend before

Postby ianfitz » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:57 pm

I know there’s a couple of other good folks who may well be keen for a Peak District edition. I’ve identified a nice sheltered spot that’s ideal for multiple occupancy. And has *looks around sneakily* a fire pit :shock:

There’s prior arrangements on the ‘proper weekend’ for many of the founder members of the trip so...

After much confusion generated inadvertently by me there will be a peak winter bivy on the Saturday 8th December

As always all are welcome, a steady social ride based around an early/mid afternoon start and pub for tea (possibly a cafe stop too!) then a bivy.

I’ve no fixed ideas about anything other than a proposed bivy site which is not so far from hope cross.

Edited to correct the dates. Quite a few times now
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby In Reverse » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:22 pm

I'm definitely a maybe.

ianfitz wrote:either Saturday 10th or 17th..


Hang on, is this November or December?
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby mje25 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:57 pm

December I believe.
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Postby Landslide » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:25 pm

8th or 15th then?
I'm interested.
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby ianfitz » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:07 am

In Reverse wrote:I'm definitely a maybe.

ianfitz wrote:either Saturday 10th or 17th..


Hang on, is this November or December?


Sorry yes December :roll: I did say the dates were flaky, little did I know! I’ll edit the op...
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby Landslide » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:10 pm

Saturday the 12th you say...?
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Postby In Reverse » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:16 pm

Landslide wrote:Saturday the 12th you say...?


:lol: :lol: :lol:

The 12th it is then. :-bd
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby Mike » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:38 pm

If its the sat 8th I can make that :-bd

Whoops I lied I can't
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby ianfitz » Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:32 pm

I’m pretty sure that the dates are now accurate in the OP...

Only took three attempts. Not bad :-bd
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby mje25 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:49 pm

8th is the best for me as it’s my brother’s 40th on the 15th.
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. Vague and flaky on the date!

Postby ianfitz » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:50 pm

mje25 wrote:8th is the best for me as it’s my brother’s 40th on the 15th.


Sounds like the 8th is the day then.

Hang on...


Does that mean I’ve got to edit the date again :roll:




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Postby Landslide » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:01 pm

8th is looking promising for me.
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Postby Landslide » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:19 pm

"Bivvy" is now written on the calendar at Landslide Towers. In ink.
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Postby PaulB » Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:17 pm

Pending visit to consultant next week and him saying I can start riding outside, plus a few test rides to see how the thumb holds up. Then I am a very strong possibility. Fingers crossed. Ive only ridden on the turbo since August.
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Postby Landslide » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:04 pm

Given this is now only slightly over a week away, anyone fancy suggesting a meeting point/time?
Also, is anyone genuinely medically allergic to whisky or penny whistles?
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Postby ianfitz » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:42 pm

Update after Friday :-bd
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Postby Asposium » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:46 pm

ianfitz wrote:Update after Friday :-bd


:-bd
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Postby Landslide » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:19 pm

That sounds suspiciously like actual planning is going on!
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Postby ianfitz » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:28 pm

Landslide wrote:That sounds suspiciously like actual planning is going on!


I wouldn’t like to claim it in such a definite way :lol:

A rough plan is to depart S7/11 area of Sheffield (dore and totley train station is close if coming by train) late morning - 11 ish. From the cafe in Eccleshall Woods - https://goo.gl/maps/2pbLXcv5YPG2

Arrive at the anglers cafe in bamford https://goo.gl/maps/qDqCcwPMrn22 for lunch at about 1:30 then have dinner in Edale at about 6:30. At either the Ramblers or the Nags https://goo.gl/maps/dyXPMxEtbsJ2. Bike parking is right outside the front doors of each and they are at opposite ends of ‘the village road’ about 1km apart. So even if we end up splitting the group it will be easy to spot which pub.

Bivy spot is in the woods a short decent from hope cross - SK 161878
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. On the wrong date! Weekend be

Postby PaulE » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:18 am

Can't make the Saturday, but is there any riding planned for Sunday? Might be able to ride out from Sheffield at dawn...
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Postby Asposium » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:27 am

Oooo, nags head carvery
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. On the wrong date! Weekend be

Postby ianfitz » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:48 pm

PaulE wrote:Can't make the Saturday, but is there any riding planned for Sunday? Might be able to ride out from Sheffield at dawn...


We’ll need to get back to Sheffield :wink:
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. On the wrong date! Weekend be

Postby PaulE » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:29 pm

ianfitz wrote:
PaulE wrote:Can't make the Saturday, but is there any riding planned for Sunday? Might be able to ride out from Sheffield at dawn...


We’ll need to get back to Sheffield :wink:

True, but I'm not doing a dawn start after a night out to just ride up stanage causeway....


Actually, I'm probably lying there, I probably would!
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Re: Peak District winter bivy. On the wrong date! Weekend be

Postby ianfitz » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:00 pm

Operation stash some fire wood was completed today.
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Postby Landslide » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:43 pm

:-bd
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