The BMC Access Team: Introducing Cath, Rob and Elfynby Michael Ryan Oct/2010
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Rob previously worked for the Environment Agency in Cardiff and has been climbing and mountaineering for 10 years. In the last year he has broken his leg twice and now contains a minimum of 5% titanium.
Regional issues – Wales Elfyn Jones: Elfyn is the BMC & Conservation officer for Wales. He is based at Capel Curig and is the first port of call for all access/conservation issues in Wales. Recently he has been working on access to the Llanberis/Dinorwig slate quarries as well as Llanymynech, and has been raising the profile of the impacts of winter climbing on protected conservation sites. Elfyn is also looking at the wider issue of managing upland paths and assessing the likely impacts of cutbacks on upland path maintenance.
Previously a Property Manager for the National Trust for Snowdonia, he has also worked for National Parks in Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire. A first language Welsh speaker from a hill farming family, he has been climbing and mountaineering all over the world since age 11.
Meet the BMC Access Team on Monday 1st of November at UKClimbing.com