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Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust Lecture "Boundless Horizons" by Sir Chris Bonington CBE
To celebrate 30 years since the Trust's conception, Patron Sir Chris Bonington CBE will share his experiences of his formidable first ascents since Everest in the Greater Ranges. Fund raising for Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust.
Pay bar in the Map Room, open 6.30 - 9.00pm.
What is the Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust?
Sir Chris Bonington, Mark Vallance and Derek Walker
UKC Articles, Mar 2009
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The family of Jonathan Conville established the Trust (Registered Charity number 293720) after he died on the Matterhorn in the winter of 1979, aged 27. He was a sound, ambitious climber who had been to school at Marlborough, spent some time in Australia, joined the Army (Paratroop Regiment) and taught at the Outward Bound School, Lock Eil. He identified strongly with the outdoors where he constantly found challenge. The Trust's aims are to encourage and assist young people to train for and pursue their love of the outdoors in the spirit of adventure, which Jonathan embraced during his life.
Patrons: Sir Chris Bonington CBE; Andy Cave.
UKClimbing.com is a supporter and media sponsor of the Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust.
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