/ BMC south wales meeting
The next BMC south wales area meeting will be on 31st Jan at 7:30pm at Dynamic Rock, Swansea, SA6 5EJ.
Food will be provided!
I'll add an agenda to this post in the next few days
Links to bolting proposals here (currently no new ones tho):
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Look forward to seeing you all there.
-BMC Fixed equipment policy - the BMC are hoping to finalise the wording of their national fixed equipment policy. A copy of this is available at http://community.thebmc.co.uk/Event.aspx?id=2798
-Crag Access updates - from the access work Elfyn has been doing in S wales
-Next steps on Llangattock - Elfyn has been in discussion with the national park about the suggestion of adding bolts and lower offs to some of the routes at the crag.
-MCofS funding request - the MCofS have asked for around £170k over a four year period from the BMC to fund landscape and access work in scotland. The current proposal is to spend this on consultants, with a large part of the money to be spent on opposing wind turbine schemes.
-Discussion of specific routes to be bolted - there are no new bolting proposals on wiki, but we will hopefully have FA feedback re last meetings proposal on a new bolt and lower off at Foxhole
-Crag clean ups - The one at Pennard last autumn went well, suggestions for any more welcome
Just a reminder to everyone of the BMC s wales area meeting tmrw night, 7.30, dynamic rock, swansea
Can we have a link to the minutes please?
they'll go up on the BMC community website in the next couple of weeks
Has the date of the next meeting been decided upon?
> they'll go up on the BMC community website in the next couple of weeks
They are not there yet!
Minutes of the last meeting now available on the BMC community website.
Elfyn Jones (BMC Access & Conservation Officer Wales)
Thanks Elfyn. Glad that the issue about Pobbles Quarry was raised.
Has a date for the next meeting been decided?
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