Month: December 2015

2015-12-17 Warkworth (Dave Whiteley)

  14 miles We started off at the Oak Inn at Causey Park Bridge, then immediately onto a rarely used footpath Dave found which went through brambles and deep mud, up and over a couple of slippery stiles and a quick dash over the A1. Once over the road we fought through hedges and onto Read More …

2015-12-23 Hexham from Halton Shields (Peter Bell)

Total Distance:-    23.8   Km           (14.8 miles) Ave Speed:-         3.65   Km/Hr       (2.27 mph) [ 9.34 am – 16.05 pm ] Max height:-              211 m             (692 ft) Total ascent:-            315 m             (1033 ft)   Peter led. 21 in group. Have you ever woken up on a journey and wondered where you were.  Well that was Read More …

2015-12-17 Warkworth from A1 (near Cawledge Burn) (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-    23.3   Km           (14.3 miles) Ave Speed:-         3.74   Km/Hr       (2.32 mph) [ 9.49 am – 16.03 pm ] Max height:-              124 m             (407 ft) Total ascent:-            340 m             (1115 ft)   Jeff led. 11 in group.  Leaving the bus on the A1, we headed NW up a relatively dry field to a Read More …

Phoenix Christmas Party

The Christmas Party was held at Tynemouth Golf Club on Tuesday 15th December 2015. The following photos consist of club members, family and friends who were present and also of the extensive raffle for which there were some excellent prizes together with the prizewinners.  Thanks to all members and organisations who contributed to the prizes.

2015-12-11 Cotherstone from Bowes (Tom Waiton)

Total Distance:-    18.6   Km           (11.6 miles) Ave Speed:-         3.47   Km/Hr       (2.16 mph) [ 10.23 am – 15.45 pm ] Max height:-              334 m             (1096 ft) Total ascent:-            221 m             (725 ft) Tom led. 19 in group.  Leaving the buses on the Bowes slip road, we then headed NNW over the A66 onto a Read More …

2015-11-30 Wark from Chollerford (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-    21.6   Km           (13.4 miles) Ave Speed:-         3.93   Km/Hr       (2.44 mph) [ 9.45 am – 15.15 pm ] Max height:-              231 m             (758 ft) Total ascent:-            329 m             (1079 ft)   Jeff led.  9 drowned rats In the group.  The forecast was for rain and by the time we left the bus Read More …