Past Events 2012

January 2012

Wednesday 11th January- Indoor Climbing
Head to Writhlington for some indoor climbing. Depart 78 Portway at 6.15pm or meet at Writhlington centre at 7.00pm. Organiser Bill.

Saturday 14th January- White Water Kayaking
With the rivers hopefully flowing well we plan to choose a suitable river and go white water kayaking. Suitable for all who are 1* standard. Organiser Bill.

Saturday 21st January - Kayak Pool Session - 5pm
Another of our popular pool sessions for those wanting to brush up their skills, get introduced to paddling or learn to roll. Dependent on numbers about £5/head, turn up at the pool 16:30 to help sort the kit. Organiser Bill.

Sunday 22nd January- Mine visit
This will be one of Miner Murtie's trips to an old Bath stone mine somewhere in the vicinity of Bath. Details tba. Organiser Steve.

February 2012

Saturday 11th February- White Water Kayaking
With the rivers hopefully flowing well we plan to choose a suitable river and go whitewater kayaking. Suitable for all who are 1* standard. Organiser Bill.

Saturday 18th February - Kayak Pool Session - 5pm
Another of our popular pool sessions for those wanting to brush up their skills, get introduced to paddling or learn to roll. Dependent on numbers about £5/head, turn up at the pool 16:30 to help sort the kit. Organiser Bill.

Saturday 25th February- Swildons Caving
Swildons trip, come and enjoy one of the Mendips most spectaular caves. Swildons is a wet cave with a stream way flowing through it, technically very easy suitable for all including children with reasonable stamina. Organiser Dave.

March 2012

Saturday 3rd March- Kayak Pool Session - 6pm
Another of our popular pool sessions for those wanting to brush up their skills, get introduced to paddling or learn to roll. Dependent on numbers about £5/head, turn up at the pool 17:30 to help sort the kit. Organiser Bill.

Friday 9th March- Team Night Challenge
Get your team together or join one on the night, you will be taken to an undisclosed location and be given a night exercise to complete. Suitable for anyone who can walk 4-5m, great to teach orientiering skills to the children.  Organiser Darren.

Wednesday 14th March- Writhlington Climbing
A trip over to Writhlington school and leisure centre in Midsomer Norton for indoor climbing. Suitable for all. Organiser Dave.

Saturday 17th March- Ballistics
Yet again another politically incorrect day utilising all manner of ballistics devices from potatoe guns, air rifles, pistols and anything else we can lay our hands on. Turn up at the waste land behind the recycling centre at 10:30. Organiser Steve.

Saturday 24th March- Mountain Biking
Bike ride around Erlestoke and environs suitable for all with a mountain bike and a willingness to get muddy. Organiser Simon.

April 2012

Sunday 1st April- Welsh Mountain Walk
A walking trip to the Welsh mountains, suitable for all. We will go somewhere in the Brecon Beacons national park and a great way to get into mountain walking. We are trying to organise a minibus so should be a great social event as well. Organiser Bill.

Saturday 7th April - Extreme Easter Egg Hunt
A chance to beat up Darren Oram and hunt for Easter Eggs. Consists of games followed by an egg hunt. Convene at 78 Portway 2.30pm. Organiser Bill & Darren.

Friday 13th April- Indoor Climbing Swindon
Indoor climbing at the Swindon Link Centre, suitable for all who can belay and tie climbing knots. If you are not confident in your skills don't worry, contact Dave or Bill and we will get you sorted. Depart Bill's 78 Portway 18:15. Organiser Dave.

Weekend 20th-22nd April - Ultimate Survival: I'm a nobody get me out of here
Set up your camp on Friday evening, spend Saturday and Sunday hunting and gathering and fighting with knives. Organiser Darren.

Friday 27th April Sally's Rift
A return visit to Sally's Rift cave. This has some strenuous sections but can be done by any reasonable fit person or young person. Organiser Steve.

Saturday 28th April White Water
If there is any white water on the rivers we will pick a river and go, if not Cardiff White Water Centre. Organiser Dave.

May 2012

Wednesday 9th May - Writhlington Climbing
A trip over to Writhlington school and leisure centre in Midsomer Norton for indoor climbing. Suitable for all. Organiser Dave.

Weekend 18/19/20th May Climbing surf canoeing and sailing
A trip to Baggy Point to climb, suft canoe and sail at Baggy Point North Devon. Organiser Mike.

Friday 25th May Canoe and Kayak on the Avon
Another of our famous trips to the river avon in Bradford, come and learn flat water paddling skills or just muck about on a trip to the wier.Bring a barbeque for afterwards. Organiser Dave

Saturday 26th May- Ballistics
Yet again another politically incorrect day utilising all manner of ballistics devices from potatoe guns, air rifles, pistols and anything else we can lay our hands on. Turn up at the waste land behind the recycling centre at 10:30. Organiser Steve.

June 2012

Weekend 1/2/3/4 June Ultimate Surfing
A long weekend trip to North Devon (Putsborough) to surf on body board, full size boards and kayaks. Great fun and brilliant way to start the summer.. Organiser Dave.

Friday 8th June Canoe and Kayak on the Avon
Another of our famous trips to the river avon in Bradford, come and learn flat water paddling skills or just muck about on a trip to the wier.Bring a barbeque for afterwards. Organiser Darren

 Sunday 10th June Falls Cave
A new trip for the WASC to Falls Cave starting 10:00am. Organiser Steve.

Friday 15th June Canoe and Kayak on the Avon
Another of our famous trips to the river avon in Bradford, come and learn flat water paddling skills or just muck about on a trip to the wier.Bring a barbeque for afterwards. Organiser Darren

Saturday 16th June Outdoor climbing Vallis Vale
A late afternoon/evening climbing session at Vallis Vale followed by a barbeque. Climbing is suitable for all from the youngest to the oldest and we should also set up an abseil line aswell. Organiser Dave.

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June Wye Valley Trip
Our most popular trip is on again. We will go up to Symonds Yat in the Wye Valley although unfortunately not Biblins this year and we will kayak and canoe down the beautiful river Wye. Suitable for all who have 1* or attended the river sessions in Bradford. A great family event with an evening barbeque session followed by climbing or walking on the Sunday. Organiser Darren.

Friday 29th June- Swildons Caving
Swildons trip, come and enjoy one of the Mendips most spectaular caves. Swildons is a wet cave with a stream way flowing through it, technically very easy suitable for all including children with reasonable stamina. Organiser Dave.

Saturday 30th June Portland Climbing
A trip to Portland Bill to climb some very easy (and some not so) sports climbs right by the sea. The vista is beautiful and the climbing great. Organiser Bill.

July 2012

Friday 6th July Canoe and Kayak on the Avon
Another of our famous trips to the river avon in Bradford, come and learn flat water paddling skills or just muck about on a trip to the wier.Bring a barbeque for afterwards. Organiser Dave

Friday 13th - Sunday 15th July Brecon Trip
A trip to the Brecon Beacons with overnight stay in luxurious WASC accomodation.  Organiser TBA

Friday 20th July Canoe and Kayak on the Avon
Another of our famous trips to the river avon in Bradford, come and learn flat water paddling skills or just muck about on a trip to the wier.Bring a barbeque for afterwards. Organiser Darren

Saturday 16th June Outdoor climbing Vallis Vale
A day climbing session at Vallis Vale. Climbing is suitable for all from the youngest to the oldest and we should also set up an abseil line aswell. Organiser Dave.

August 2012

Friday 24th - Monday 27th August Swanage Trip
Another of our famous trips to Swanage to climb, swim, kayak and sail a great way to spend the Bank Holiday Weekend.

September 2012

Saturday 8th Vallis Climbing
A climbing session at Vallis Vale with climbing on bolted routes and abseiling off the top, suitable for everyone at all levels of experience. Bring some lunch and for those who do not want to climb a lovely secluded sopt with beautiful walks. Organiser Dave

Saturday 15th September Forest Games
Whose being going down to the woods again, another fun filled session in the woods organised into teams to see who is the best at hiding, sneaking and getting one up on everyone else. Organiser Darren

Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd Late Summer Surfiing
A trip to the Gower for yet again on of our favourite late summer surfing trips. All welcome, the water will be warm and hopefully the surf good. Organiser Dave

Saturday 29th September Longleat Bike ride
A ride through Longleat forest enjoying the beautiful forest, and some opportunities to do some of the more technical sections including simple jumps and steep descents. Suitable for  Organiser Dave/Simon

October 2012

Wednesday 3rd October- Planning Meeting
Our quarterly planning meeting and a chance to discuss next quarters programme. All very welcome the more the better. Bring biscuits, cakes and any goodies that will help sustain us through the meeting. Meeting is at Bill's house 78 Portway.

Saturday 6th October- Ballistics
Yet again another politically incorrect day utilising all manner of ballistics devices from potatoe guns, air rifles, pistols and anything else we can lay our hands on. Turn up at the waste land behind the recycling centre at 10:30. Organiser Steve

Saturday 13th October- Pool Session
A kayak session in Warminster pool as part of Warminster Carnival. Come along and learn to roll or just muck about in the kayaks. Organiser Bill.

 November 2012

Sunday 4th November- Cardiff White Water
A trip over to the Cardiff White Water Centre where you can have a go at the beginners levels (4 cumecs) or the normal 8 cumecs flow. Suitable for everyone who is 1 star skill level, serious fun so if you have not been then it is about time you did. Depart Warminster 07:00. Organiser Dave

Friday 9th November- A Caving Adventure
A caving trip into the Mendips to try out some different caves, final decision to be made dependent on who comes. Suitable  for all. Depart 78 Portway 18:30Organiser Dave and Bill.

Saturday 17th November- Mine visit
This will be one of Miner Murtie's trips to an old Bath stone mine somewhere in the vicinity of Bath. Details tba. Organiser Steve.

Thursday 22nd November - Indoor Climbing
Trip to Swindon to visit the indoor climbing wall, suitable for everyone. Depart 18:30, 78 Portway. Organiser Bill/Dave.

Thursday 29th November - Night Bike Ride
Night ride over Salisbury plain and Erlestoke woods, bring torches and lights. Organiser Simon.

December 2012

Friday 7th December- Indoor Climbing
Trip to Swindon to visit the indoor climbing wall, suitable for everyone. Depart 18:30, 78 Portway. Organiser Bill/Dave.

Sunday 9th December- River Trip
Assuming river levels are fine a river trip to the Dart or the Exe, suitable for all who are 1 star skill level or above. Organiser Dave

Saturday/Sunday 15th/16th December- Mountain/Wilderness hike and camp
A winter hike and camp somewhere rugged! Details tba. Organiser Rupert.

Saturday 29th December- Xmas Party
The end of year WASC curry night, bring curries, condiments, drinks and yourselves. Organiser tbd.

Sunday 30th December- Bike ride
Burn off those Xmas calories with a mountain bike ride through the woods. Organiser Simon.

January 2013

 Tuesday 8th January- Planning Meeting
Our quarterly planning meeting and a chance to discuss next quarters programme. All very welcome the more the better. Bring biscuits, cakes and any goodies that will help sustain us through the meeting. Meeting is at Bill's house 78 Portway.