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The Walking Group

Leader:  Kevin Green - walks@ashbyu3a.co.uk - phone 01530 461070

The leader will be at the meeting place whatever the weather and only cancel the walk in consultation with those who turn up on the day. All dogs must be kept under control at all times. Walking boots or strong shoes are recommended. Be prepared for bad weather by taking warm WATERPROOF clothing. Leaders act in a voluntary capacity. All ramblers walk at their own risk.

National U3A has issued guidelines to enable walking in large groups to take place safely. It is suggested that you read them before participating in any walks.
See here. Walking Guidelines

Future programme

Tue 7th Jun 9.45 for 10 am startTBAKevin GreenDerbyshire. Details TBC

Tuesday 19th April. High Peak Junction, led by Steve and Bob

Ten happy souls gathered in perfect walking weather at the High Peak Junction car park ready to start another walking adventure, albeit a little shorter distance this time at 5 1/2 miles rather than our normal 7+. Having crossed the river and the railway we were presented with beautiful view of the very impressive inclined plane. You can't help to be impressed with the engineers that built this wonderous structure. The incline, though steep was not sufficient to deter our party of oldies from walking 3/4 of the way up before we needed to turn off, onto a not surprisingly steep slope down. That pretty well describes the whole of the walk, a lot of up and a lot of down but very beautiful and although only 5 1/2 miles long we all thought we had walked the equivalent of 7+. As there is no pub at the junction we all adjourned to the Old Black Swan in Crich where we enjoyed good pub fare, excellent beer and splendid company.

Photos by Anne

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