What to do with a dry weekend?

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What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by jmmoxon » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:34 pm

After November had 184% of average rainfall (wettest on record), looks like the first weekend with no rain since the last week of October:
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Ollieswims! » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:48 pm

Looks like im going paintballing...

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Rdscott » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:49 pm

Get the winter bike gear out and hit the moist trails for some mucky fun.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by chrisps » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:54 pm

Go to Hurley which will probably be on 4 gates still?!

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Ollieswims! » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:56 pm

Good plan...
But im guna go paintballing.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by richard2 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:04 pm

Find out that your only weekend off for the forseable is on the weekend when there will be no water!
edit: (I need to find a Monday - Friday job!)
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by storm » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:53 pm

Surf looking good .
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by furby » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:25 am

Flowerpots and WWSR course.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Dave W » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:32 am

Climbing?

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by jmmoxon » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:37 am

Ice?
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by justin-g » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:30 am

Err the Lyn is holding well so the Gorge will go and the Dart is holding well also so i'm guessing perhaps a slab level by the weekend.

SO paddling could still be on the cards. Off Friday so will head down to Devon...

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Adrian Cooper » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:06 am

DIY?

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Dave Thomas » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:27 am

No one has mentioned Christmas shopping yet .....
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Rockrat » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:53 am

Dave Thomas wrote:No one has mentioned Christmas shopping yet .....
Because it's not Christmas yet!!! Personally I'll probably be going climbing this weekend as it looks like the Lakes is gonna be dry for a change.
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Simon Westgarth » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:33 am

Keep those arms a raging, and sign up to a course that'll help take and your paddling towards to the next horizon line. We have a bunch of dates to help both here and away.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by action_girl72 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:36 am

Mountain biking and hot-tub action!

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Performance Kayaks » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:24 pm

Personally on Sunday, I'll be on some Rough Ground near Charlton Mackrell, Somerset in the Land Rover. :-)
Simon Westgarth wrote:Keep those arms a raging, and sign up to a course that'll help take and your paddling towards to the next horizon line. We have a bunch of dates to help both here and away.
If Simoné is doing it, so will I!

Come and buy some new Paddling kit on Saturday for yourself, for Christmas.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Ricks-Freestyle-Mind » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:33 pm

Make phone calls, speak to clubs and rally your troops together ready for the charity paddle in aid of the Cumbrian Flood Recovery Fund.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Simon Westgarth » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:48 pm

Performance Kayaks wrote:Come and buy some new Paddling kit on Saturday for yourself, for Christmas.
Christmas has come early for myself, new Palm Gradient Shoes, new Amp Vest, new Werner paddles and the Sweet Winter goodie box en route, so no PK visit for myself this weekend, but 5 Star Training on Dartmoor instead.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by clarky999 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:21 pm

Simon Said:
Sweet Winter goodie box en route
Muchos jealous, Sweet's skiing shells are, well, sweet, but at nearly the cost of another pair of skis, I couldn't justify one even if I could afford it!

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Ollieswims! » Wed Dec 09, 2009 5:38 pm

furby wrote:Flowerpots and WWSR course.
You recon pots will go?
I might get myself down to Exeter this weekend then :)

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Kayak-Bloke » Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:13 pm

Winter surf.
Quiet breaks with no tourists getting in the way.

Scull cap is coming out of the cupboard though!

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by MaxC » Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:35 pm

Go to Uganda?

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by buck197 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:39 pm

I'm sure the Dart will go this weekend and it just might not be huge like it has been the past few weeks.
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by jackbay131 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:09 am

speaking of paintballing ive got 16 tickets for sale . use anywhere in britain. pm me if you want some/ any
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by furby » Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:01 pm

Ollieswims! wrote:
furby wrote:Flowerpots and WWSR course.
You recon pots will go?
I might get myself down to Exeter this weekend then :)
My guess is that pots will be a go'er all weekend, it has been pretty high and will drop slowly over the weekend.

http://www.aswatersports.co.uk/waterlevels.html

Quicker you get there, the better it will be.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Little Joe » Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:26 pm

Kayak-Bloke wrote:Winter surf.
Quiet breaks with no tourists getting in the way.

Scull cap is coming out of the cupboard though!
Was fairly quiet when we were out at about eight this morning, blue skies and clean surf ahhh.

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Dug » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:23 pm

Sat at Glen Tress biking and Sunday looking for some rumouredburns I think!

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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by ianletton » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:53 pm

action_girl72 wrote:Mountain biking and hot-tub action!

Similar to my plan. Climbing in Cairngorm followed by a sauna.
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Re: What to do with a dry weekend?

Post by Swampthing » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:55 pm

Greenlaning on a KTM dirtbike in Devon. A fine way to get filthy.
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