Have you thought about leading a walk with Take A Hike but don’t feel confident enough? Look through the walks diary you will see that a lot of walks are led by the same people week-in, week-out so we always need new people to come forward as walk leaders – don’t you think it’s about time you gave…

Reporter Sarah Freeman joined Take A Hike for a review in the Yorkshire Post this week.  The article highlights how the Ramblers have rebranded and are setting out to attract more under-40s with groups like Take A Hike. One of the opening phrases: “There’s a group gathering around a man with…

It’s that time again! Time again to don reindeer hats (preferably with flashing LED Christmas lights); time again to stand under miscellaneous green foliage and snog… I mean kiss the next elf to wander past.  Time again to eat, drink and make merry!  We’re back at our new favourite venue The…

The Take A Hike AGM will be on Saturday 3rd December 2011 at the Adelphi Hotel in Leeds (Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ) at 12.00 noon.  All members are welcome to come down to have a beer, listen to the reports by the outgoing committee and to vote in a new one! Only the Web Secretary (Dave…

The Take a Hike Formal Ball 2011 was held last Saturday night at the Hilton Hotel, Neville Street in Leeds. Sixty-seven intrepid, Yorkshire-based trekkers swapped walking boots and rucksacks for dinner jackets and posh frocks in an evening of eating, drinking and dance floor tom-foolery. The…

We have already sold over 50 tickets to the Take A Hike Formal Ball on Saturday 15th October so it’s going to be another great event, but we need your help to sell just another 15 tickets to break even!  The ball will go ahead regardless (so book those tuxedos guys and dig out those gowns girls),…

The West Riding Area Ramblers have just published a new book of walks in our region, and Take A Hike members can get it at the discounted price of just a fiver!  The book was written by area chairman Keith Wadd and includes 20 walks all about 11 miles in length. There are two linear walks each…

Did you know Take A Hike has a Facebook page?  Join us to share your photos of walks and socials, and to also get a handy reminder of when the monthly pub meet is! You can find our page here – just click the “Like” button. Elsewhere on Facebook you can also join the main Ramblers page.  If you…

Huge congratulation to Vicky (the group General Secretary) and Alex (the group Social Secretary) who tied the knot at the weekend. Two became one at the Devonshire Arms Hotel at Bolton Abbey, and despite threats they did not walk down the isle to a walking-pole guard of honour! Vicky looked…

This year’s Formal Ball will be on Saturday 15th October at the Leeds Hilton. The cost is only £28 for the night and includes the sit-down meal (vegetarian option available), the venue for the whole evening and a fantastic DJ. Dress code is Black Tie & Ball Gowns of course! You can buy your…

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