What a wet and windy weekend up in the Ribble Valley! However we remained in high spirits as we battled the gales and bog hopped our way across Plover Hill towards the summit of Pen-y-Ghent. We took the decision to descend before the final push as visibility was poor and winds were getting stronger and … Continue reading Gearstones 2018
Despite cold and grey weather, we have seen good numbers of roller skiers on the track since Christmas. All have benefitted from the expert tuition of Martin A., Martin R. and Richard S. and progress has been made in both classic and skate technique. Frosty conditions on a couple of sessions have meant that those … Continue reading Post Christmas rollerski
Weekend of social and York rollerski sessions! Saturday: 11 of us set out on a beautiful walk from Robin Hoods Bay to Ravenscar to see the seal colony. Our members took some lovely photos so please do check them out for a real taste of the Yorkshire coast. Photos here. Sunday: The track at York … Continue reading Rollerski and Ravenscar
Today we had a visit from a scout group from Bridlington. Children and leaders enjoyed a morning of drills and games put on by Martin R. and Richard.
Hope you have all had a fantastic Christmas break and have lots of lovely skiing related stories to tell (or maybe you have a holiday booked and are counting down the days till you go!) Some of our members have been enjoying the delights of Switzerland and Norway over the New Year and Christmas so keep your … Continue reading Happy New Year to you all!
It has been a busy Autumn for the club with lots of rollerski sessions for us all to choose from including the new BKCat track in Wakefield. For now our trial has finished at the track with the hill (more to come later about those hills!) but we are squeezing in another couple of sessions … Continue reading Mince pies high fives
Over the summer there were murmurings of a brand new cycle track being built at a school in Wakefield. Was it really happening? What was it going to look like? Would we be able to use it? Whispers quickly became conversations and then now it has slowly become a reality! We are super excited here at … Continue reading New Wakefield cycle track
We have a fabulous roundup of all the latest goings on at your favourite cross country ski club so grab yourself a cuppa and get settled in! Members galore Current membership figures reveal that we now have 64 club members. It is good to see that many of the adults who have participated in the … Continue reading Strength to strength!
Back in Autumn, we received the October 2015 report from Anna Moody. She is the manager of Alkborough Nature Reserve and one of our lovely members. With the day set of Saturday 5th December for a Winter walk, the report contained lots of information about the plethora of wildlife making their home at the reserve, … Continue reading Alkborough Nature Reserve
Before Christmas Eve gets into full swing (unless it already has in which case you will be reading this some time next week – hope you had a great Christmas!) , we thought it only right to send a few festive wishes your way. Our fingers and toes are crossed for lots of the white … Continue reading Snow snow snow!