Social

 

View Our Public Page

Join Our Closed Group for Mountain Rangers Members


 

Mountain Ranger Facebook Posts

5 days ago

Mountain Rangers

Lost jacket... Left at last camp...?? ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

1 week ago

Mountain Rangers

Some route planning for next weekends Snowdonia hike and wild camp.Also, gotta know how to make tea while still in your tent! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Mountain Rangers

The Roamers were looking at trangias and stoves, with a little quiz to see if they'd been listening... ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Mountain Rangers

An introduction to πŸ”₯ for the Rovers, with a spot of πŸ¦€ ⚽️ and πŸ§Ÿβ€β™‚οΈ tag! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Mountain Rangers

The Rangers identified and researched some tree species giving a presentation on what they had found out.

Did you know elder may come from the word 'aeld' meaning fire, because the hollow stems were used as bellows to blow air into the centre of a fire - very useful Mountain Ranger information! πŸŒΏπŸŒ³πŸƒπŸ
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Mountain Rangers

Rovers and Roamers getting out and enjoying some wildflower identification. Spotting around 12 different species including the wonderful bee orchid.🌸🌾🐝 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 weeks ago

Mountain Rangers

Laser Tag for the Rangers. Would like to say the teams were unbalanced - totally wiped out by the blues!
Cake for the birthday girl Emma, at least she was on the winning team. Medic - medic πŸ’£β˜’οΈπŸ§Ÿβ€β™€οΈπŸ§Ÿβ€β™‚οΈ man down!!

Also like to add how we were complimented on such great kids by the Sabotage
team!! We know it, glad to see others appreciating them too 😊
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

1 month ago

Mountain Rangers

The Rovers and Roamers plus a few dads had a great time at Laser Tag Sabotage last night. Rangers turn on Friday ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

1 month ago

Mountain Rangers

Square lashing, diagnonal lashing, shear and tripod lashing - lashings of lashings for the Rangers.
Once mastered the competition was on to construct the highest structure capable of holding a Ranger whilst rotating 360Β°
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

1 month ago

Mountain Rangers

The Roamers learnt the taunt-line hitch and truckers hitch. They were then able to rig up a pulley system using the truckers hitch - great fun! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The Rovers learning some basic knot skills - starting with the reef knot and then a team game to rescue animals (and sweets!) with just their ropes. A chance to put into practice joining their ropes. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

We took the Rangers out to Linford Wood for a team navigation race involving a casualty, per team, on a stretcher and some aching muscles no doubt for tomorrows climbing! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The Rangers re-capped on contour lines and learned how to create contour profiles. ⛰️ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Introduction to map and compass.
The Rovers and Roamers have developed some map reading and compass skills. Followed by a game of crab football and human knot. ⚽
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Our group t-shirts have arrived in all their colourful glory. 🎨🎨There's even a prototype hoody in a lovely impractical white πŸ˜©πŸ˜€πŸ˜‚ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The Rangers recapped on the first aid rescue hike simulation. Then practiced some arm slings and elevation slings.
Followed by a bit of equipment maintenance.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The Rovers practiced First Aid DR ABC
Then after an obligatory πŸ₯šπŸ₯πŸ”Ž practiced some arm slings and elevation slings.
Followed by more 🍫 with Dave's birthday cake, had to be doneπŸ˜‰
See you when we return 24th April
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Rovers covered some basic First Aid DR ABC -
Popped outside for a quick Easter egg hunt -
Back inside for paracord bracelets as requested!

We have a 2 week break for Easter - We return for more adventures on 24th April. πŸ˜„
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Last night the Rangers were out on a hike (in the Lake district🀫 ) and came across an 'incident' involving a cyclist and a pedestrian. They rose to the challenge of dealing with an unconscious, not breathing cyclist (Rich) while pedestrian (Evie) had a broken wrist and later collapsed with internal bleeding. Luckily there was a resus Annie on hand to practice their CPR on. Both casualties are doing well thanks to the quick actions of the Rangers. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

As requested by the Rovers, fun and games night, 'Capture the flag' and the all time favourite 'Fresh'
Man hunt in the dark at Aspley woods for the Roamers.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

So many Mountain Rangers, biggun's and small.
Great weekend, lots of laughs and memories made.
Thanks to Paul our parent helper, thanks also for lending us your kids... when's the next one??!!!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Session 2 with knives and all passing the knife quiz! πŸ‘
The Rovers and Roamers have developed some great whittling and paracord skills.
Tomorrow we are off to camp!!! So I'd better get packing...
⛺️ πŸŒ³πŸŒ–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ•·πŸ”¦πŸ•
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Fun with elder for the Rangers, no bleeds, no firefighters, so a successful nightπŸ˜† ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The Roamers made elder whistles - some actually worked! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

First night with bushcraft knives for the Rovers. Starting with a look at safety - blood bubbles, the triangle of death etc followed by some great whittling! More knife work next week. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

A first aid session on burns before cooking on stoves, perhaps a lesson on how to not burn the pancakes may have been useful..πŸš’ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Tin can and a tea light = mini frying pan!
Pass the maple syrup..πŸ₯ž
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The Friday group trying out pancakes over an open fire... bit of practice needed but should know what we are doing by pancake dayπŸ˜† ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Maps, in more detail, grid references and battleships for our older Wednesday group. Plus an introduction to our new fast burning stovesπŸ”₯ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The young Wednesday gang creating their own maps ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Some great night time adventures with our new tracking devices this week.
Games and star gazing in Bury Field for the youngest group. We then tracked the older Wednesday group from Lathbury to Newport Pagnel.
The highlight was tracking the 'convicts' (or oldest, Friday Group) through Aspley woods - Didn't expect to be running through the woods at night, perhaps thermals were unnecessaryπŸ₯΅πŸ”¦
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Mountain Rangers Climbing Club visit to to the Peak District. A bit of of abseiling in the morning, a spot of lunch then a lovely afternoon bouldering. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 months ago

Mountain Rangers

New fast burning camping stoves!!
Testing them out for next weekends Brass Monkey Camp.

Plus a bit of survival feedback, from water purifying to how useful a dog may be?
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Outdoor fun and games at the Stone Pits for the younger group followed by a muddy night hike for the 12+ gang.
Oh the excitement of a torch in the dark πŸ”¦πŸ€©
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Beautiful walk in the Peaks with some of our older Rangers. 8 mile walk from Millstone edge via Higgor Tor and Burbage then a drop down into Paddly Gorge. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Out in Bury Field Newport Pagnel - in the snow -
The big ones walked and tracked their paths to spell out some words - one of which was their own, not sure if you can work it out? .... Yes, this was the oldest groupπŸ₯΄
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Our youngest group learning to make paracord bracelets, with some games thrown in when they could tear themselves away... paracord is addictive. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

CONGRATULATIONS you fantastic bunch!!! Standing up and speaking to a packed, hungry audience. Up against a local and worthy cause WELOVEWOLVERTON who wanted to use the money for a Brazilian Carnival event.
The votes were very close, the soup was very popular and
WE WON! Β£320 to buy GP's trackers!!!!
Great to see so many speaking and of course doing the washing up after. Thank you parents for coming to support us and letting us keep your kids away from revision and homework for another night!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

This Thursday - come and support us as some of our young rangers stand up to pitch for some group equipment.
Enjoy a choice of tasty soups & chunky bread - get to vote for your favourite local project to win the nights soup money. πŸ₯£
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Preparing for our pitch at MKSOUP this Thursday 31st. The Friday gang writing the script and making lentil and sweet potato soup. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Come and support us next Thursday, 31st at MK SOUP!
Our Mountain Rangers will be making a pitch for some new equipment for the group.
About MK Soup: Crowd funding for the community, by the community.
For Β£5 you get a bowl of soup, a chunk of bread, good company and a vote to change the world.
You’ll hear a number of 7-minute pitches from people with projects and ideas, needing small amounts of money to make them fly. You cast your vote for the project you want to support and the successful idea receives the money raised from the soup.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Outside in -2❄️ with a spot of fire starting.
If you are new to Mountain Rangers you can ask to join the closed Facebook group to get updates and messages.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

If you are new to Mountain Rangers and haven't joined the closed group yet - please note we are outside tonight, wrap up warm and bring a torch if you have one. See you soon ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Fantastic to see so many new Rangers last week! πŸ‘πŸ‘ If you're coming back this week (and we hope you do!) we'll be outside running around in the dark and (safely) lighting fires. Maybe there'll be hot chocolate and marshmallows - who knows? πŸ‘β˜•οΈπŸ˜€ If you couldn't make it last week, come along tomorrow! New adventurers are always welcome! πŸ•πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

The older Friday group took the challenge to bag as many points as they could in an hour. Setting off from Stantonbury they had to snap a photo of the nearby churches. Stantonbury was worth10 points, New Bradwell 20 points etc. They were docked 20 points for every minute they were late back.
Always ready to push themselves, 2 groups actually made it to Haversham church and back for 1000 points!
Not a bad job in layers and walking boots.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Lovely to see so many new members on Wednesday.
Lots of new names to learn!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Older group this evening making constellation projectors ...and some fun with clingfilm😁 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Practicing survival skills, what 7 items would you choose to take? ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

5 months ago

Mountain Rangers

We've taken plunge and decided to open up our group to a younger audience! πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³ After half term we are opening our doors to adventurers as young as 8 years old πŸ• Please spread the word! πŸ˜€

www.mountain-rangers.org/NodnZ/
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

6 months ago

Mountain Rangers

A quick over view of the year ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

6 months ago

Mountain Rangers

www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYSqCSAJ_EM&feature=youtu.be

A jolly pre- christmas visit to the legendary SummerHayes -
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

6 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Sledging !!!! What a great way to round off the year, lovely to have such a big turn out. Secret Santa fun too -
πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜πŸ₯°πŸŽπŸ€«
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

6 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Merry Christmas one and all - see you sledging on Friday
(with your named 🀫🎁 !)
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

6 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Friday knots challenge - From bowline, sheet bend to the Zeppelin ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

6 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Wednesday younger group - hammocks and knots ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

7 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Bat Camp πŸ¦‡
I thought we were crazy to be considering hammocking in December, but what a fantastic experience we had.
17 Mountain Rangers, from all 3 groups joined together to hike, string up hammocks, make green fire and eat a lot ofπŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–πŸ₯–
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

7 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Do you wanna build a snowman? ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

7 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Some night fun and games this week - but not so good for photos! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

7 months ago

Mountain Rangers

'tis the season to be whittling..🐧πŸ”ͺβ„οΈπŸŽ„πŸŽ… ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

7 months ago

Mountain Rangers

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas - Younger group whittling some seasonal cheerπŸŽ„β˜ƒοΈπŸŽ„ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

7 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Working towards their NNAS Young Navigator Bronze and Silver award.... a step in the right direction.⏲️πŸ₯‰πŸ₯ˆπŸ—ΊοΈ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Congratulations to Dave, who qualified as a Rock Climbing Instructor last weekend!
Not one to procrastinate, the first ever Mountain Rangers climbing trip went ahead yesterday in the Peak District.πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Potato heads, pumpkins and apple bobbing with the younger ones. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Pumpkins and apple bobbing with the older ones Wednesday and Friday. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Packing a rucksack for D of E and knots with the older Wednesday group. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

After our weekend camping we thought we'd have a bit of practice with the younger ones erecting tents and learning the terminology. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

photos.app.goo.gl/AL5n4iiFeGADrc6X7 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Another fun weekend, Bushcraft camp at Longrove, Studham. The Rangers cooked, built natural shelters, made a zip wire, tried slackline walking. They experimented with different fire starting materials and listened to the foxes. Beaten by the rain on Sunday but a great time still had. Link to more photos to follow... ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Older Wednesday group working out their walking paces for the night hike. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Wednesday younger
group, thoughts on why we go to Mountain Rangers...
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers
View on Facebook

8 months ago

Mountain Rangers
View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Friday night slackline testing, playing the board games devised by the Wednesday group and route plotting.

No normal Friday session next week as we are off to Longrove on the Bushcraft camp!!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

9-14 group getting the hang of fire starting and collecting the resources needed in advance.... ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Double session for the Wednesday groups allowing them to do some navigation in Stockgrove Country Park. Had some games in the dark and heard the owls. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

We have some amazing young people! Night hiking, they made it back to Stantonbury base from drop off at Westen Underwood. Arriving back at 12.40 am and 1.50 a.m, very tired and hungry but in good humour😍😴 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Wednesday 14 + session and the Gift your Gear Giveaway ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Wednesday 9-14 yr session- Learning Grid References with Rich. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Night hikes for the older ones this week, self navigating in the dark (not great for photos though!)

We will be laying out the donations of outdoor clothing from Gift your Gear next Wednesday 19th at 7.30pm for all Mounatin Rangers.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

9 months ago

Mountain Rangers

A spot of basic outdoor activity first aid with the younger Wednesday group - lovely sunset too😍

We will be laying out the donations of outdoor clothing from Gift your Gear next Wednesday 19th at 7.30pm for all Mounatin Rangers.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

10 months ago

Mountain Rangers

www.facebook.com/602626996415824/posts/2114836298528212/ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

10 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Who can make the best bannock bread? ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

10 months ago

Mountain Rangers

First night back, new t- shirts looking good😍πŸ”₯ ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

10 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Today is the #InternationalDayofCharity 🌐 and Dave Quinn, Mountain Leader of Mountain Rangers sends a special thank you to Rohan customers for the gear they have gifted, and continue to gift throughout September…
"The generosity shown by Rohan customers as part of the Gift Your Gear initiative has been amazing. Mountain Rangers have been so fortunate to receive an enormous box of high quality clothing - and making sure the children have the right kit to be safe in the mountains is paramount to us.

The donation from Rohan has enabled us to make sure all the children are properly equipped and can participate fully in our adventurous activities.” ⛰️

By gifting your gear in one of over 50 Rohan stores nationwide, you're passing on an opportunity. An opportunity to go and explore.Today is the #InternationalDayofCharity 🌐 and Dave Quinn, Mountain Leader of Mountain Rangers sends a special thank you to Rohan customers for the gear they have gifted, and continue to gift throughout September…

"The generosity shown by Rohan customers as part of the Gift Your Gear initiative has been amazing. Mountain Rangers have been so fortunate to receive an enormous box of high quality clothing - and making sure the children have the right kit to be safe in the mountains is paramount to us.

The donation from Rohan has enabled us to make sure all the children are properly equipped and can participate fully in our adventurous activities.” ⛰️

By gifting your gear in one of over 50 Rohan stores nationwide, you're passing on an opportunity. An opportunity to go and explore.

Rohan.co.uk/giftyourgear
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

10 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Lots of our Mountain Rangers enjoying an evening of fire making, bushcraft and navigation skills with Rohan and Gift your Gear ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

10 months ago

Mountain Rangers

A sneak preview of our week away at Hagg Farm in The Peak District. Sad to be leaving tomorrow, lots of adventures and memories being made. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

11 months ago

Mountain Rangers

T-shirts have arrived!! 🌈🌈🌈 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

11 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Lovely feel good last Wednesday session of the year. All Mountain Rangers were invited to 3 hours of games, fire lighting, shelter building, hammocking, knife work etc. Practicing the skills they've learnt and gaining new ones. Veggi chilli, hot dogs and smores were cooked over the fire pit - followed by great team work washing up. We were visited by a team from Rohan, who brought with them a huge box of donated clothing for us to share among the group. Donations were made to the shop as part of the Gift your Gear scheme. We will be looking at how best to utilise the donations when we return in September. The last session for 14+ is this Friday. Then its Hagg Farm Camp!! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

12 months ago

Mountain Rangers

14 + group making whistles from elder ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

12 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Wednesday's 9-14 group filtering the pond water ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

12 months ago

Mountain Rangers

Making a bow drill to make a fire.. with success! Using the fire to make charcloth, oh and a cup of tea😊 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook