BLUE MOUNTAIN CLUB
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In the 1970s, Excelsior High School had a very active hiking club. Staff and students joined hands and hearts, exploring many trails in the Blue Mountains, sometimes overnight, sometimes to the Peak....

Well, here we are thirty-something years later and at 1.30pm on Saturday 11 February 2006, whilst resting our weary limbs at the Peak once more, we agreed to re-launch the Blue Mountain Club.... this time more attached to UTECH and Papine than XLCR... but with the same purpose... to make the best of this national treasure.. our Blue Mountains.

Besides the many, many photographs of the hikes in the links below, we have also uploaded three YouTube videos showing the hike down from Holywell to Gordon Town , the journey (part-drive, part hike) from Papine to Blue Mountain Peak and a quick look at Cinchona Botanical Gardens

Hike # 1 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 28 Jan 2006 click

Hike # 2 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 4 Feb 2006 click

Hike # 3 Trail 1 - Whitfield Hall - Blue Mtn Peak - 11 Feb 2006 click

Hike # 4 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 7 May 2006 click

Hike # 5 Trail 6 - Gordon Town - Constitution Hill - Kintyre - 27 May 2006 click

Hike # 6 Trail 4 - Gordon Town - Content Gap - 22 July 2006 click

Hike # 7 Trail 11 - Gordon Town - Flamstead - 2 September 2006 click

Hike # 8 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 14 October 2006 click

Hike # 9 Westphalia - Cinchona - 11 November 2006 click

Hike # 10 Trail 12, Trail 3 - Industry Village - Irish Town - Redlight - Gordon Town - 27 January 2007 click

Hike # 11 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona etc - 21 February 2007 click

Hike # 12 Trail 1a, 1 - Mavis Bank - Penlyne - Blue Mountain Peak - 31 March - 1 April 2007 click

Hike # 13 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 10 November 2007 click

Hike # 14 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona etc - 8 March 2008 click

Hike # 15 Trail 5 - Papine - Constitution Hill - Gordon Town - 12 April 2008 click

Hike # 16 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - 3/4 May 2008 click

Hike # 17 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 31 January 2009 click

Hike # 18 Trail 12, Trail 3 - Industry Village - Irish Town - Redlight - Gordon Town - 7 March 2009 click

Hike # 19 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - 3/4 May 2009 click

Hike # 20 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 24 October 2009 click

Hike # 21 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 30 January 2010 click

Hike # 22 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 6 March 2010 click

Hike # 23 Hayfield - Cuna Cuna Pass - Assamabeth - 13 March 2010 click

Hike # 24 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 10 April 2010 click

Hike # 25 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - 8/9 May 2010 click

Hike # 26 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 19 February 2011 click

Hike # 27 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 19 March 2011 click

Hike # 28 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 9 April 2011 click

Hike # 29 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - 22 April 2011 click

Hike # 30 Holywell - Waterfall Trail - 27 August 2011 click

Hike # 31 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 8 October 2011 click

Hike # 32 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 5 November 2011 click

Hike # 33 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 8 February 2012 click

Hike # 34 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 10 March 2012 click

Hike # 35 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 5 April 2012 click

Hike # 36 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 14 April 2012 click

Hike # 37 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - 9 May 2012 click

Hike # 38 Trail - Holywell - Maryland via Woodford - 6 October 2012 click

Hike # 39 Trail 3 - Holywell - Gordon Town - 15 December 2012 click

Hike # 40 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 2 March 2013 click

Hike # 41 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - May 2013 click

Hike # 42 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - 7 March 2015 click

Hike # 43 Trail 3 - Holywell - Penfield - 5 March 2016 click

Hike # 44 Trail 2 - Clydesdale - Cinchona - 24 September 2016 click

Hike # 45 Robins Bay to Kwaman Fall (St. Mary) - 5 March 2017 click

Hike # 46 Trail 1 - Abbey Green - Blue Mountain Peak - 11 March 2017 click

Trip #1 - Skirting the Blue Mountains by road - 10/11 March 2006 click

Trip #2 - Holywell - overnight - 10/11 February 2007 click

Trip #3 - Holywell - overnight - 21/22 March 2009 click

Trip #4 - Holywell - day trip - 19 December 2009 click

Peak Members (must have been to the Peak with the group):

Sherona Simpson, Dickeesha Broomfield, Latoya Halstead, Kaideane Simpson, Keris Taylor, Peter-Jhon Gordon, Shaniek Swack, Everton Smith, Chad Paddyfoote, David Williams, Dravon Robinson, Javon Robinson, Jahosa Robinson, Bryan Spence, Tantanecia Burnett, Shane Simpson, Sheree Broomfield, Schmoi McLean, Dwight Thomas, Jerome ..., John Clato-Day, Peter James, Karl ..., Aja Ebanks, Dwight Baker, Alicia Baker, Terri-Ann Dennison, ... 2015 Shadae, Jerome, Samantha, Dameon, Bertrand .... 2017 Shanice Palmer, Shantelle, Collin, Odaine, Paul Ward

Members (have hiked with the group, but not to the Peak):

Simone Wallen, Terri-Ann Malabre, Theressa Dixon, Milton McIntyre, Crispin Brown, Oliver Ward, Dayne Lyn-Cooke, Karl McKenzie Chin, Ramond Thompson, Odane Gordon, Jhanine Jackson, Jheanell Jackson, Kishanie Whyte, Tineesha Chapman, David Daley, Steffi Sealy, Tracey-Ann Mullings, Kenard Brown, Sashanna McLeary, Lavonne Stephenson, Shawn Hackett, Jerome Palmer, Jahnoi Rowe, Jermaine Rowe, Brent Richardson, Tricia Andesron, Mark Foster, Nickoletia Williams, Gareth Burrowes, Jodi-Ann Young, Troy Marshall, Andre McBean, Peta-Gay Martin, Philippe Ducornet, Nathalie Fabert, Franck, Andre, Sara Rivenes, Jamie ..., Shawn ..., Yashika Graham, Cornelia Shaw, Benny Pahlich, Romario Levy, John Clato-Day, Vanessa White, Deron Smith, Terrick Golding, Marlon Mendez, Shanti Turner, Dave Muir, Quaine Palmer, Shane Dias, Raymond Ferguson, Sasha Swaby, Kadian Brown, Jamie Williams, Nikita ..., Jason Speid, Odeal Gordon, Roxanne Wright, Chen..., Alecia..., Leon..., Dwight..., Shane..., Shanick Douse, Chantol Clare, Latoya Lynch, Shannae Smith, Simone Williams, Jheanelle Mendez, Viv Ward, Javaughn Francis, Lori-Ann Foster... Karena Herbert, Sherry-Gay Champagne, Kimberley Clatke, Crystal White, Kayla Smith, Janelle Weir, Jheniel Stone, Kereen Cameron, Nikki-Ann Williams, Jevon Walker, Alessandro Wright, Carldayne Wright, Michael Edwards, Jheanelle Grant, Shanica Nairn, O'Davia Stephens, Kristin-Kae Fisher, Craig Petgrave, O'Neil Miller, Renardo Reddie, Odaine Young, Carlisle Myers, Aliyah Andrews, Prudence Jackson, Sean Wood, Anna-Kay Hurd, Mesha Hayden, Christina Williams, Romerio Levy, Sherrie Thomas, Britanni Thomas, Briana Blair, Berton Smith, Sherene McLean, Machel McIntosh, Sashoi Fletcher, Shanice Fletcher, Wayne Forrest, Shaquille Gordon, Demar Thompson, Natangia Parke, Shakera Johnson, Jovani Campbell, Vanessa Brown, Kevin Wint, Andrea Reid, Prince Maylor, Sean Ellis, Paul Pounall, Khadijah Thorpe, Trudy-Ann Pryce, Alessandra, Oliver (Gibraltar)

NB: Membership lapses into 'Associate Member' status if no hike is done for a whole year!