24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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TayRex
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24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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Ever wanted to stay in a hut that is literally built into the rock? Well, now is your chance. Climb gritstone from Mod to E10, hike the Peaks, do some incidental bike riding. Other activities options also include eating more calories than you burned and drinking beer.

Address & hut info:
Rockhall Cottage, Upper Hulme, Leek ST13 8UB
12 beds
https://ipswich-m-c.co.uk/events/venues/whillans-hut/
£12pppn, payment via BACS to Leeds Mountaineering Club, include your name in the reference please.

Entry
Please do not force the lock or door under any circumstances. If the latch does not disengage immediately push the door inwards slightly and try again. Entry code will be posted in the private section of the bb

Saturday night mexican feast
Jack fruit & bean tacos - Tayah
Refried beans - Bruce
Chilli - John
Fajitas - Matthew

Rice & Wraps - Pete
Salad - Dave
Nachos and salsa - Graham
cheese/sour cream/jalapenos/ maybe a pudding thing - Harriet
Guacomole - Dan

Pudding- Tom

Attendees:
1. Tayah Hopes (meet leader)
2. John Watson
3. Dan Ahearn
4. Harriet Wood
5. Joey Talbot
6. Lukasz Kisala
7. Graham Matthew
8. Tom Guilfoyle
9. Matthew Knight
10. Bruce Grieve
11. Peter Coldham
12. Dave Clark

Reserves:

Car shares:
1. Pete & Graham - Halifax. Room for one more.
2. Dave & Tom - Stanningley/Pudsey/Farsley. Potentially room for others.
3. Dan & Tayah
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JWA
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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We’ll I’m keen for The Roaches - seems I didn’t need to log on at 2am Friday morning :lol:
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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Probably worth telling you that all sign ups on day 1 are given equal priority by the booking system then John :lol:
JWA
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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I thought so :D
The 2am was a happy result of a false fire alarm at the hotel!
But I am surprised no one else has signed up for the best grit crag anywhere…
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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The pull of this hut is too strong.. I'm in :)
# Lukasz Kisala (Lucas)
TayRex
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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Maybe it was the thought of eggs 11 ways :cry:
tmguilfoyle89
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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Anybody fancy getting on Valkyrie with me? Too many lines to choose from!
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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I did it last year. Rope management is an absolute nightmare!
JWA
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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I should know the answer but is it still £12 a night for hut meets?
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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JWA wrote: Wed Mar 01, 2023 10:53 am I should know the answer but is it still £12 a night for hut meets?
until Easter - so this is the last meet at the old price!
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tmguilfoyle89
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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Gmatthew wrote: Tue Feb 28, 2023 2:10 pm I did it last year. Rope management is an absolute nightmare!
Lovely! Should be plenty of takers then...
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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Still haven't done a single route at this hallowed crag except one second dog in the rain so it will inevitably tip it down. Sorry all.
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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As for meal themes, Mexican sounds pretty good to me!
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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IT'S COMMUNAL MEAL ORGANISATION TIME!!!

Let's go with mexican. Please let me know how you wish to contribute, either by posting up or fb messenger.

Remember to organise your lift shares.
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Re: 24-25 March - Roaches - Don Whillans Hut

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I'll do nachos and salsa.
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