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Latest edition of Activity newsletter now available
Date Posted - 4 July 2019

Burnham Trophy winning editor Toni is back with the latest edition of the MAS Activity newsletter. Click on the More Info button and select the current edition from the Activity Download page.

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Extra Peakland meet open to all MAS and club members
Date Posted - 17 June 2019

We have added a meet at the end of the season on the Camping and Caravanning Club site at Windermere, see the events page for more details,. This will be a booked only meet so contact me as soon as possible to guarantee your pitch, Les Morton 07967 900225

Section Secretary
Date Posted - 8 May 2019

On the last day of the Festival of Walking and Cycling Christine Mason offered to be nominated as Section Secretary. Members of the council have subsequently voted and she has been formally elected as our Secretary. We are hugely grateful to her. If we had failed to fill this post the Section would not have been able to continue.

Section Name Change
Date Posted - 5 May 2019

The motion to change the name of the Mountain Activity Section to the Walking and Cycling Section was formally proposed and discussed at the Section AGM held at Beckford Village Hall on 4th May. The votes cast in the ballot were as follows: Number of votes in favour of changing the Section name to the Walking and Cycling Section, 191 (85.26%) including 140 proxy votes. Number of votes against changing the Section name to the Walking and Cycling Section, 31 (13.84%) including 23 proxy votes. Abstentions 2 (0.9%). The name change motion has therefore passed the necessary 2/3rds threshold for approval at Section level. The ballot results will now be discussed at various Camping and Caravanning Club senior level Committees with a final decision on approval of the name change not expected until the Club’s National Council meeting in November.

Owner Satisfaction Survey 2020
Date Posted - 1 May 2019

If you've bought and used a camping unit since January 2016, the Camping & Caravanning Club are offering you the opportunity to complete the 2020 Owner Satisfaction Survey and enter a prize draw for a chance to win a holiday on a Club Site. The Club say "By celebrating the best caravans, motorhomes and tents on the market, and highlighting areas for improvement, we aim to improve the overall quality and reliability of units on sale today. Our aim is to help you shop smarter and buy better, dependent on your particular camping needs." Click on the More Info button to take part in the survey.

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Walking Routes
Date Posted - 25 October 2018

A key feature of the MAS website is our archive of walking routes. The View Map feature for each route has been updated to show an interactive elevation chart alongside information on elevation and total ascent. Click on the More Info button to select a route and give this new feature a try. Use your mouse, trackpad or your finger on a touch screen to trace along the elevation profile to view your position on the map and display the distance and elevation information.

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