Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

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Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby Dave C » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:49 pm

Buttermere Hut Meet - 20th/21st September

Hut details here: https://www.frcc.co.uk/venues/birkness/
Grid Ref: NY 186160
Address: Birkness, Buttermere, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9XA

We have booked half of the main hut (AKA the barn), giving us 7 male beds and 7 female beds.
There are two male and two female dorms. Bunk beds in all dorms.

Booking opens on 20th August for this weekend hut meet.
Please send cheques for £20 made payable to Leeds Mountaineering Club to my address, which is in the private section of the bulletin board.

This time we've booked the main hut rather than the annex. So should have unlimited hot water and easy access to the drying room.
Also, if we are lucky we may get some sightings of FRCC members in their natural habitat*.

Buttermere offers plenty of opportunities for walking and climbing.
There are two pubs in the village, The Fish and The Bridge. Both renowned for their hospitality.

Attendees:
1. Dave Clark
2. John McMahon
3. Cath Kelly
4. Cath Sanders
5. Mike
6. Georgina
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* Sat next to a roaring coal fire drinking red wine.
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby andymay » Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:52 am

Dave C wrote:There are two pubs in the village, The Fish and The Bridge. Both renowned for their hospitality.


That made me chuckle . . . :lol:
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby JR » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:39 am

Remember, he didn't specify in what sense their hospitality was renowned! ;-)

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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby CathS » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:08 pm

This is a great hut in a beautiful location.

Sending a cheque today 8)
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby Dave C » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:56 pm

Sara and Mike have also said they intend to come on the meet. Possibly using their FRCC membership to leave room for on the LMC booking others.

Although I have heard that the rest of the hut is getting booked up.
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby Dave C » Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:22 pm

CathS wrote:This is a great hut in a beautiful location.

Sending a cheque today 8)


Received today. Slow post.
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby CathS » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:21 pm

Dave C wrote:
Received today. Slow post.


Cheap stamp :)
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby Georgina » Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:17 pm

Hi, I'm new! I sent a cheque today. Georgina
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby Dave C » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:54 pm

Georgina wrote:Hi, I'm new! I sent a cheque today. Georgina

Hi Georgina,

Your cheque arrived today.

I will be coordinating lifts a bit nearer the time of the meet, i.e. in the week before hand. In the meantime PM me through the bulletin board if you have any questions.

I'm assuming that you have paid subs and filled out a membership form and that you have been emailed the Members handbook.

Cheers,
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby Lindsay M » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:09 pm

Dave C wrote:
Georgina wrote:Hi, I'm new! I sent a cheque today. Georgina

Hi Georgina,

Your cheque arrived today.

I will be coordinating lifts a bit nearer the time of the meet, i.e. in the week before hand. In the meantime PM me through the bulletin board if you have any questions.

I'm assuming that you have paid subs and filled out a membership form and that you have been emailed the Members handbook.

Cheers,
Dave.


Georgina's subs are paid and the form has been filled out :) not sure if Andy has emailed out a handbook yet but if not it can be downloaded here: https://leedsmc.org/handbook
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby Georgina » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:44 am

Thanks Dave and Lindsay. Yes will PM any questions and take a read of handbook
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Re: Buttermere Hut Meet 20th/21st September

Postby MW1989 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:12 pm

Hi Dave,

Please can I have 2 spaces for Myself (Martin) and a new Member (Chris). I'll pop the cheque in the post for both of us and make sure Chris sorts out his membership.

Thanks
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