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Burns and Turns · Fri. Jan. 30th - Sun. Feb. 1st

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Organized by: Elliott Skierszkan.

Start: Friday, Jan. 30th
End: Sunday, Feb. 1st
Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, Jan. 27th, 6:30 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Woodward Room 1


Welcome to Burns and Turns, 2015!

This was a trip originally cooked up by our dear late friend Neil Mackenzie, and we will be holding it in dedication and memory to Neil and Steffi and Elena who lost their lives in a climbing fall on January 11. 

Here were Neil's instructions for the trip:

Any of you who have been lucky enough to visit Scotland will know that talkin shite and getting drunk are the two most important things in life.  Therefore, in honour of the great Rabbie Burns, im organising a weekend of unintelligable poetry and whisky drinking up at the Phelix hut. 

We shall eat haggis drink lots and recite poetry in the traditional fashion.  If anyone has any musical skills (Brody? Noriko?) a wee ceilidh would be sweet to round the night off!

Sliding in snow will be done, but only by those wearing a kilt (or something that resembles such). Wearing something underneath is optional, but if going true, remember that the sun reflects upwards off the snow :-)

So long as you are competent enough to ski up and down to the hut, and happy to carry sacks full of neeps and tatties, your welcome to come.  I will not, however, tolerate beginner freindly drinking antics! there will be no spewing on other people or their gear, unless you have consumed more whisky than me! on the other hand, passing out by the fire is expected.

slàinte mhath

 To add to that, I am thrilled to annouce that we have a confirmed true Scot (Ross) who is going to be partaking us and helping lead us in our efforts to do all things in proper Scottish form.

Please come to the pretrip meeting, or at least have a representative if you can't make it. Tuesday, 6:30PM, location to be confirmed.

Haggis in the Making

Posted: 2014-12-16 17:38:29
Last modified: 2015-01-26 16:10:12