BMC Cornish youth climbing meet

Posted by James Mchaffie on 09/09/2019

Join one of the BMC and DMM's youth climbing meets in 2019. The next one will be on the 19th, 20th and 21st October, based at Count House, the Climbers' Club hut above one of Cornwall's most famous cliffs, Bosigran.

The BMC and DMM have teamed up to give youngsters the opportunity to take the step from indoor to outdoors, based at the Count House.

Organised for young climbers (11-17-years-old), wanting to make the step from indoor walls to getting outside on the crags, as well as those who already have some outdoor climbing experience, it is a great opportunity to enjoy some classic trad routes under the watchful eye of experienced climbers.

Overseen by the BMC youth and equity officer, James McHaffie, the meet is ideal for young climbers with suitable basic knowledge through to those that are more experienced; as there are limited places, if you're interested get signed up now.

A group of volunteer experienced climbers will be gathered together (minimum of five years climbing experience), who are known to the organisers and have been DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked (BMC do this free for volunteers). These experienced climbers will take the youngsters out onto the crags after taking account of their ability, aspirations and the weather.

If you would like to volunteer at the event please email James McHaffie: james@thebmc.co.uk.

Parents can drop children off at 10.00 am on Saturday the 19th October. There will be a safety briefing Saturday morning before teams of youth participants and volunteers will head out to climb on the local cliffs. 

Food will be supplied on the Saturday and Sunday night and an evening talk will be given on the Saturday night. Youths and volunteers will need to supply their own breakfast and lunch for the 3 days.

Sunday & Monday will involve more cragging with everyone expected back by 16.00 hrs on Monday hte 21st to be picked up by parents or guardians soon after.

The meet will cost £50 which goes towards the two nights of accommodation and the food.


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