Did you know that as a member of Take A Hike you can also go along on any Ramblers’ group walk in the UK? Just take your membership card and turn up! Twice a year all the Ramblers walks in our region are published in a printed Walks Diary, and on the Ramblers Yorkshire website.  If you are a…

Saturday 10 March 2012!  Featuring the Polka Dots Barn dance and Song band. From 7:30pm until 10:30pm.  Join us in many traditional Scottish, English and American country dances.  No partners needed. OPEN TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS OF TAKE A HIKE! Tickets £10.  Email:…

As some of you may know, Take A Hike member David Husband hasn’t been around for a while due to illness and injury. Here is his cautionary tale about how we always need to take care when out walking in the Dales, even in good weather: With good health, weather and a new car needing a run out, I…

It’s a new year and we have a (mostly!) new committee! At the AGM in December the following people were voted in: General Secretary & Treasurer – Debs Sutcliffe; Membership Secretary – Florence Van Schependom; Social Secretary – Martin Sutcliffe; Walks Secretary – Robin Dearden;…

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…

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