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Event Reports from Adventure Out Group


Autumn cycling in Mallorca

26 Oct 2017 | Scotland, Adventure Out, Cycling Groups

Some photos taken on the recent cycling trip to the beautiful island of Mallorca, with its quiet friendly roads, pretty villages, good cafe stops, stunning coastline and challenging hills. Thanks to Peter Impey again for the impeccable organisation. Plans are afoot for a similar trip next year.

Peter will provide a more detailed article later.
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Glen Affric - August 25th - 28th 2017

1 Oct 2017 | Scotland, Adventure Out Groups

The youth hostel near the head of Glen Affric is the most remote hostel in the UK. The shortest walk in to the hostel is roughly six miles using a boggy path from the inn at Cluanie. The hostel can also be approached from the road head 10 miles west of the village of Cannich along a reasonable path of about eight miles, which is negotiable by a land rover or by skilled riders on mountain bikes (less skilled riders will have to revert to long sections of pushing).

Over the English bank holiday, 10 of us met ...
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Ingleborough and Wards Stone - AOG 5th/6th August 2017

15 Sep 2017 | Scotland, Adventure Out Groups

Some pictures from the walks over the AOG weekend. Saturday 5th was a walk up Ingleborough and on the Sunday we visited the remote top of Wards Stone in the Forest of Bowland, not far from the university.
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Wild Camping on Dartmoor 30th June – 2nd July 2017

8 Jul 2017 | Devon, London, Western Midlands, Adventure Out Groups

The wooden footbridge over the East Okement River was the only man-made object visible from our Friday night camping spot. Although we were only an hour’s walk from the centre of Okehampton, the steep-sided valley gave a feeling of remoteness and seclusion from the outside world. As darkness settled over the moors and pastures, the sheep fell silent and the only sound was water.

This trip, which had been long in the planning, brought together GOC members from London, the West Midlands and Devon. We were a small but select group – just four people in fact – but it was definitely a case of less being more....
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