Walking and Mountaineering Society

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Hey everyone!

Welcome to the Bath Spa University Walking and Mountaineering Society (BSU WAMS), where everyone is always welcome! We are a casual group and we don’t mind if you come to just one walk or to every event. Whether you’re a casual stroller, a dog walker or a seasoned mountaineer, you’re more than welcome to join us!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What we do:

  • Weekly walks

  • Weekly socials

  • Pet dogs

  • Lots of chatting!

  • Halloween and Bonfire Night walks

  • Picnics

Our socials are normally on Fridays at 7pm at the Bath Brew House, althought this year our first social will be on Thursday the 26th, right after the activities fair! We also hold coffee socials every few weeks. 

Our weekend walks start off close to home and exploring the local area, with walks like the two-mile Bath Skyline round, or the sixteen mile adventure from Bath to Bristol, (but not back again). Whatever your level, we’ll have something for you! We also do trips out in the mini bus to places like Glastonbury Tor and even further afield. We also run some climbing and cycling trips and are looking at doing some bigger trips this year too - to some actual mountains! Watch this space.

PLEASE NOTE: If you’re coming on a walk, you need to let us know beforehand!

How to find out more about us:

Instagram: @bsuwams #bsuwams

Facebook: Walking and Mountaineering Society!

(Please note that to find us on Facebook you will have to sign in using your Bath Spa email address and sometimes the email link can get lost, so do check your junk folder!)

PLEASE NOTE: Our Facebook page is the main place to find most of the details about our events and what’s happening!

Email: bsuwams@gmail.com

Want to join us? This is what you need to know

For the first two weeks of term, you can try out the society and come on walks without the commitment of joining us properly to see if WAMS is for you! After that, you’ll need to pay your membership. It’s a bargain at £5 for the whole year! And then you’ll be one of us!

 

Necessary kit (that you’ll need on most walks):

  • Water & a snack

  • Boots or shoes with good ankle support and grip

  • Raincoat 

  • Phone, fully charged

  • A bag to put most of this stuff in

  • Extra layer, in case it gets cold

Love from

Emily Sandon – President: emily.sandon16@bathspa.ac.uk

Natasha Underwood – Secretary: natasha.underwood16@bathspa.ac.uk

Abigail Kitchener – Treasurer : abigail.kitchener17@bathspa.ac.uk

 

Walking and Mountaineering Soc: Social #2
19th October
Bath Brew House
Walking and Mountaineering Soc: Bath - Bradford-on-Avon
21st October
Bath Abbey
Meet: Bath Abbey at 9 am Please don't forget to let us know if you'll be coming. Hope to see you there!
Walking and Mountaineering Soc: Social #3
26th October
Society Cafe (Kingsmead Square)
Walking and Mountaineering Soc: Glastonbury Tor
28th October
Bath Bus Station
Meet: Bath Bus Station at 9 am It will be a long day due to bus times etc. so don't forget food and money for buses. We'll have plenty of time for an explore around Glastonbury too! Hope to see you there!
Walking and Mountaineering Soc: Social #4
2nd November
Bath Brew House
WAMS: Bonfire Night Walk
3rd November
Bath Abbey
Meet: Bath Abbey at 6 pm We'll be heading up to Bathwick Fields to watch the fireworks from the hills. Please bring a torch, sensible shoes, warm clothes, etc. Hope to see you there!
Walking and Mountaineering Soc: Social # 5
9th November
Society Cafe (Kingsmead Square)
WAMS: Two Tunnels Walk
10th November
Lidl (by Twerton Mill/Waterside)
Meet: Lidl at 10 am This is a really relaxed walk and trainers will do. We'll stop at the pub at the far end of the path for a drink or two as well, the perfect walk for a mid-term de-stress! Hope to see you there!
Walking and Mountaineering Soc: Social #6
16th November
Bath Brew House
Bath to Bristol
18th November
Lidl (by Twerton Mill/Waterside)
Meet: Lidl at 9 am This will be a long day so come prepared! Don't worry, we'll get the bus back!

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