Great Shunner Fell, May 2013

Why you should join The Ramblers

Crook and Weardale Ramblers Group's aims are to promote walking as well as providing this programme of guided walks. It is

consulted by Durham County Council (DCC) on any planning applications which might affect rights of way, regularly talks to DCC's

rights of way department on matters affecting footpaths or open access areas, gets involved with hands-on maintenance, litter picks,

and promoting routes for walkers of all abilities.

Some of the benefits of walking are: Increased cardiovascular and pulmonary (heart and lung) fitness Reduced risk of heart disease and stroke Improved management of conditions such as hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol, joint and muscular pain or stiffness, and diabetes Stronger bones and improved balance Increased muscle strength and endurance Reduced body fat Walking also helps to protect your mental health and may help to contribute to recovery If you're not a member, you are welcome to come along to try up to 3 walks free of charge, after which we will ask you to consider joining The Ramblers. Contact details of committee members are here if you want to talk to somebody about joining. Once you're a member you will receive the following: Personalised email address ( Our walks programme either posted or emailed to you The Walk magazine With your membership card, some shops offer up to 15% discount No charges to join walks Access to the Ramblers’ library of maps We can also post a membership form out to you. Please state that you would like to be affiliated to Crook and Weardale group.
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