We are a very active, sociable and friendly walking group for people in their 20s and 30s. We run group-led walks every weekend, as well as monthly socials, trips away, and our yearly winter “staycation”.
Walk Magazine is online! : As part of your membership of the ramblers you have access to Walk magazine which is published in Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn each year. A paper copy of the magazine is sent out as part of your membership, but Continue reading Walk Magazine is online!
The Mountain Training Lowland Leader Award : To be a Ramblers walk leader, you don’t need to have completed any official training. Ramblers do provide some guidance, and as a group, we run walk leader training sessions every now and then. However, a few of you have Continue reading The Mountain Training Lowland Leader Award
The importance of being a back-marker : Now that many of our walks have grown from their pandemic-limited numbers back to the more traditional size that members from before 2020 will remember, and sometimes beyond with a thriving number of new members, it’s worth taking a moment Continue reading The importance of being a back-marker
BWs adopt a group charter! : At the last meeting, the BW committee approved the adoption of a new group charter, to guide our members on what we expect from them, as part of the group. Thanks to the Shropshire Young Walkers for inspiring us with Continue reading BWs adopt a group charter!
In Case of Emergency, please have your details available and up to date! : Yesterday 11 members of the group attended a first aid course funded by Berkshire Area Ramblers. We were reminded by our first aid instructor just how important having emergency contact details / medical details available to first aiders / emergency Continue reading In Case of Emergency, please have your details available and up to date!
Leading a walk in 5 easy steps : Leading your first walk can be a daunting – but rewarding – experience. We’ve put this simple guide together to help answer any questions you might have about leading a walk! Every walk starts with an idea: maybe it’s a Continue reading Leading a walk in 5 easy steps
Trying out walking? Footwear tips for new walkers : Lots of people try walking as a new year’s resolution, at the coldest, wettest and darkest time of year! Berkshire Walkers are still out every weekend exploring the countryside around us. Trainers may be fine in summer, but if you Continue reading Trying out walking? Footwear tips for new walkers