Current walk programme


FRIDAY

LONG RAMBLE

DISTANCE/GRADE

MEET/TIME

LEADERS

MAP

07/09/18

Greenock Cut

7.5m C+ Circular

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am


B Fraser, J Strang, D Swann, L Christie

OS 63

21/09/18

Galston /Darvel

7.5m C+ Circular

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am


G Gentles, J Brown, J McLaughlin, I Fletcher.

OS 70

05/10/18

Bannnorckburn & St.Ninians

7.4m C+  Circular

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am

 E Bones, R Stewart, B Fraser, J Strachan.

L RNGR 57

19/10/18

Castle Semple Lochwinnoch

6.5m C+ Circular

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am

M Jaap, L Christie, K Hunter, P Colligan

OS 63

 

09/11/18

Irvine To Kilmarnock

7m C+ Linear

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am

J Strachan, G Gentles, J Strang, A Mochrie

OS 70

07/12/18

Kilrkintilloch to Lambhill

7m C+  Linear

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am

K Hunter, J Brown, Elinor Bones, D Swann

OS 64

11/01/19

Strathclyde Park to Chatelherault

7m C+ Circular

Cars to meet at Strathclyde Water sports Centre

D Swann, A Mochrie, P Colligan, P Clark

OS 64

01/02/19

Helix Park to Falkirk Wheel

6.5m C  Linear

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am

P Clark, I Fletcher, E Bones, G Gentles

OS 65

01/03/19

Dundonald to Troon


6.5m C+ Linear

Coach Chatelherault 9.15am

 J Strang, P Colligan, M Jaap, R Stewart

OS 70



FRIDAY

SHORT RAMBLE

DISTANCE/GRADE

MEET/TIME

LEADERS

MAP

 

14/09/18

Greenhall Estate Blantyre

4m  C Circular

Chatelherault 9.30am Car Share / 10am

Carrigans, Broompark Rd, Blantyre.

E Ferguson, M Neil.

OS 64

 

28/09/18

Uddinngston to Blantyre

       4m C Linear

Uddingston Train Station 10.15

 B Fairfull, W Purdom

OS 64

 

12/10/18 

Kelvin Walkway

4m C Linear

Buchanan Street Bus Station 10.30am

M Neil, R Stewart

OS 64

 

26/10/18

Fereneze Braes Barrhead

5m C Circular

Chatelherault 9.30am Car Share

R Stewart, R Fairfull

OS 64

 

16/11/18

Greenhead Moss Nature Park

4m C Circular

Chatelherault 9.30am Car Share / Tesco 

Wishaw 10.00am

 H Atkinson / W Purdom

OS 64

 

14/12/18

Polkemmet Country Park

4m C  Circular

Chatelherault 9.30am car share


 H Atkinson, R Stewart.

OS 64

 

18/01/19

Greenoakhill Forrest

4m C Circular

Chatelherault 9.30am car share 

E Ferguson, H Atkinson

OS 64

 


15/02/19

Glasgow West End

4m C Linear

Buchanan Street Bus Station 10.30am

 B Fairfull, R Stewart

OS 64

 

15/03/19

Auchinstarry to Colzium Estate

4m C Circular

Chatelherault 9.30am car share /Auchinstarry Marina 10.00am

E Ferguson B Fairfull

OS 64

 



                                                             PLEASE READ ALL THE INFORMATION IN THIS PROGRAMME – IT IS IMPORTANT        * Favorite Walk.


PLEASE FOLLOW THE COUNTRY CODE

 

·         ENJOY THE COUNTRYSIDE AND ENJOY ITS LIFE AND WORK

·         GUARD AGAINST FIRES

·         USE GATES AND STILES TO CROSS FENCES, HEDGES AND WALLS

·         IF A GATE HAS TO BE CLIMBED, DO SO ONE PERSON AT A TIME AT THE HINGED END

·         LEAVE LIVESTOCK, CROPS AND MACHINERY ALONE

·         TAKE YOUR LITTER HOME

·         TAKE CARE ON COUNTRY ROADS

·         MAKE NO UNNECCESSARY NOISE

·         KEEP TO PUBLIC PATHS ACROSS FARMLAND

·         LEAVE GATES AS YOU FIND THEM – IF CLOSED REFASTEN

·         PROTECT WILDLIFE, PLANTS AND TREES

·         COMFORT STOPS SHOULD BE TAKEN AT LEAST 20 METRES FROM BURNS OR OTHER SOURCES OF WATER    

 

CONSIDERATION FOR OTHER WALKERS

 

o   THE GROUP WILL HAVE VARYING WALKING ABILITIES, PLEASE CONSIDER THOSE AT THE BACK OF THE PARTY. ROTATE THE FORWARD POSITIONS. LEADERS WILL SET A REASONABLE PACE FOR THE RAMBLE, CONSIDERING THE LEAST ABLE.

 

o   THE LEADER MAY VARY THE ROUTE, LENGTH etc OF THE RAMBLE ON THE DAY TO SUIT THE WEATHER AND GROUND CONDITIONS (BUT MAINTAINING THE SAME OR LESSER DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY THAT IS QUOTED IN THE PROGRAMME).

 

o   AS FAR AS IS PRACTICAL, WALKERS SHOULD STAY WITHIN SIGHT AND EARSHOT OF THE LEADER AND BACKMARKER.

 

o   FOR SAFETY REASONS, MEMBERS ARE DISCOURAGED FROM LEAVING A RAMBLE PART WAY. IF YOU MUST DO SO, THEN ADVISE THE LEADER AT THE ONSET.

 

o   IF YOU ARE FEELING UNWELL DURING THE RAMBLE, PLEASE INFORM THE LEADER/BACKMARKER AT ONCE. DO NOT SOLDIER ON.

 

o   IN THE INTERESTS OF SAFETY, THE LEADER MAY REFUSE TO ALLOW ON A RAMBLE ANYONE HE/SHE CONSIDERS NOT TO BE PROPERLY EQUIPPED.

 

o   PLEASE ACCEPT THE ADVICE AND DIRECTION OF THE LEADER, CONSIDER THE OTHERS IN THE GROUP AND MOSTLY ENJOY YOURSELF.

 

 

 

 

         S.L.O.W. RAMBLING GROUP

                                                                   www.theSLOWwalkers.org

                                                    COACH - £9PER PERSON (subject to change)

                                                    CANCELLATION FEE OF £5 WILL BE APPLIED

                                            AGM Fri 24th Nov 2017-Annual lunch Fri 19th Jan 2018

 

                                Elinor Bones                   01698 283 886

                                Joan Brown                    01698 457 605

                                Linda Christie                 07572 369 720

                                Patricia Clark                  01698 426 962

                                Pamela Colligan             01698 643 491

                                Bob Fairfull                     01698 423 272

                                Emily Ferguson              01698 428 568

                                Betty Fraser                    01698 814 748

                                Grace Gentles                 01698 427 701

                                Kathleen Hunter            01698 769 958

                                Muriel Jaap                     01698 853 395

                                Jim McLaughlin              01698 822 338

                                Margaret Neil                  01698 897 588

                                Walter Purdom              01698 825 993

                                Robin Stewart                0141 638 7421               

                                Sheena Strachan            01698 425 736

                                David Swann                   01698 833 839

         

                 LONG RAMBLE: To book or cancel text Linda Tel. 07947 629 254

                 SEATS MUST BE BOOKED SEVEN DAYS BEFORE THE RAMBLE

 

                 SHORT RAMBLE: To book or cancel contact WALK LEADER (Numbers Above)

                 FOR WALKS INVOLVING COACH BOOK 7 DAYS IN ADVANCE PLEASE by contacting 

                 Anne Tel. 01698 885 995

 

                  EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING- Warm and waterproof clothing should be carried and strong     footwear,

                      preferably walking boots, should be worn. Hats and gloves are essential in winter. Walking boots are

                      recommended and poles are useful. In Scotland it may be winter on any day of the year. Medication

                      and ID- ICE card should be carried at all times.

 

                      FOOD AND REFRESHMENT – Food and drink should be carried. Liquid intake is important even on a

                      cold day. Sweets and chocolate can provide additional energy. Breakfast is essential.

 

 

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