Join us for our next weekend hike, where we complete our second “highest peak” on our to-do list. Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England is 978m high. Note: This will be the most technically difficult of our hikes so far so a good level of fitness is required.
We will be hiking both days (Saturday and Sunday) covering over 30km.
|Activity date:||Friday 28th – Sunday 30th March 2014|
|Meeting point:||CSA (Cranfield University)|
|Departing time from Cranfield:||18:00|
|Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):||19:30|
|Walk length (Km):||30 Km (over two days)|
|Club members only?:||No (but members get priority)|
|Sign up at:||firstname.lastname@example.org with “Sarah-Lake District” in subject title|
|Sign-up deadline:||From Friday 14th February @ 9pm|
|Price:||£55 members, £65 non members|
|Meal provided?:||Breakfast on Sat and Sun, evening meal on Sat|
|Gear:||NO GEAR, NO GO policy for this trip. This means that walking boots (NO other shoes!), waterproofs (including waterproof trousers), warm clothes and a NON-COTTON base layer are a must for this trip. NO jeans please!|
|Other information:||Transport: car sharing, drivers sought, fuel costs will be paid. Journey duration: 4.5 hours one way (265 miles). Food: For both days of walking you will need to provide yourself with a packed lunch, some high energy food to keep you going throughout the day and at least 1.5 litres of water.|
Note, do not email before this as you will not be included on the list. I will be collecting the non-refundable balance the following week to confirm places.
Upcoming trips organised by the Community Development Office:
Oxford – Saturday 11 May – Visit the famous city of Oxford, there are so many fantastic things to see and places to visit. Coach leaves campus 10 a.m. and leaves Oxford at 5 p.m. Coach fare: Adult £12.50, Child £7 (infants under 5 are free).
Cambridge – Saturday 1st June – An opportunity to visit this attractive university town. Take a punt on the river, admire the architecture or browse the bookshops. Coach leaves campus 10 a.m. and leaves Cambridge at 5 p.m. Coach fare: Adult £12.50, Child £7 (infants under 5 are free).
Tickets for these trips can be purchased from the Mitchell Hall Reception.