Giggleswick 22nd May

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Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby Lindsay M » Fri May 14, 2021 12:08 pm

New thread for postponed Giggleswick meet due to change in COVID rules!

We will try and spread out over Giggleswick North and South - so if you have a particular area you want to go to, please let me know

COVID guidance:
This meet is open to up to 30 participants in line with government guidance (effective 17th May 2021)
You must not attend if you feel unwell, and if COVID-19 symptoms develop during the meet you must leave immediately and ensure a leader is informed.
You must not attend if you are shielding or a member of your household has COVID19 symptoms
You must maintain social distancing during the meet
You should carry personal hand sanitiser, first aid kit etc to avoid sharing these items with other participants
You must provide your own harness, belay device/carabiner, helmet, chalk (if using) and shoes
Be aware of the risks of shared hardware (e.g. quickdraws) and sanitise your hands as required
Avoid putting the rope in your mouth when clipping
You should not share food and drink with other participants
Please consider the current government guidance on travel
During the meet please be considerate to other visitors to the area
Do not provide any first aid to another participant unless you are familiar with current government guidance on first aid
Please ensure your participation is within your current skill level

Attending:
1. Lindsay M
2. Sarah S
3. Sarah M
4. James
5. Peter C
6. Ed
7. Heike
8. Alec
9. Dan
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby SarahS » Fri May 14, 2021 12:13 pm

Me please
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby SarahMcC » Fri May 14, 2021 12:16 pm

Bloody rain :( Me please!
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby JR » Fri May 14, 2021 2:08 pm

I too am willing to try again...

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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby Peter » Fri May 14, 2021 4:45 pm

I'm in, last time was great.
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby EdDrake » Fri May 14, 2021 7:32 pm

Hi

Could you put me and Heike down for this one too please?
We've only managed 1 club meet so far (COVID saw to that!) but we're hopefully ok to attend this one (got plenty of experience). Please let me know if there's anything we need to know.

Many thanks

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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby alec » Sat May 15, 2021 11:18 pm

Hi,

Can I sign up to this one please.

Thanks,
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby DanA » Wed May 19, 2021 4:10 pm

Hiya,

Can I sign up too please? Weather forecast is (touch wood) looking ok for Saturday.

Giggleswick is also temptingly close to Gisburn forest, which has an 11 mile red MTB route - anyone up for taking bikes and having a blast round if the rock's a bit wet or if some showers roll in?
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby Lindsay M » Fri May 21, 2021 7:02 am

Forecast is still looking dry for tomorrow so I will be putting on my most rose tinted glasses and heading out as planned.

Obviously some routes may be a bit soggy so we may have to have a look around to decide what to climb, but as a preliminary plan I will head for the wilderness walls at Giggleswick south. Planning to park up around 10. I think with the numbers we have we shouldn't have to worry too much about splitting ourselves into smaller groups but obviously we'll play it by ear depending how many others are out.
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby Lindsay M » Fri May 21, 2021 12:29 pm

I'll park here: https://goo.gl/maps/vRdD4NjCvw8CRYny7

There is a smaller layby near the golf club but it won't fit all of us and for the wilderness walls there isn't much difference in the walk in.
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby EdDrake » Sat May 22, 2021 7:28 am

Morning

Don’t know if it affects anyone’s plans but I can report that it’s wet and drizzling over here (Skipton-way).
As I don’t have any phone numbers, could someone please post on here if it gets called off?

Thanks

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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby JR » Sat May 22, 2021 7:35 am

It's dry in Settle - this final band of rain has already moved through there - so I *think* we'll be ok!

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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby alec » Sat May 22, 2021 8:44 am

Hi,

I'm running a bit late. But should be there about 1030. Can someone post the crag you are going to so I can catch up?

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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby Lindsay M » Sat May 22, 2021 8:52 am

Aiming for wilderness walls, probably in the region of puckoon but I'll update if that changes
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Re: Giggleswick 22nd May

Postby SarahMcC » Sat May 22, 2021 6:42 pm

Thanks for an ace day out :D Hadn’t expected the walk in to be the dicier than the climbing!
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