More In This Category
Nikwax is thrilled to announce the receipt of three outdoor awards in as many months: two from Walk magazine, the official... [ full story ]
Leading UK sock brand, Bridgedale®, which celebrates its 100 year heritage this year, has partnered with all 10 Mountain Rescue... [ full story ]
Hot Rock climbing Expeditions is back! 7 Apr 2014
Hot Rock Climbing Expeditions are back, next expedition - South America 2015
[ full story ]
Wideboyz II comes to TCA Britstol 4 Apr 2014
This April the Wideboyz are going on a European Tour with the premiere of the Hotaches Movie 'Wideboyz II - Slender Gentlemen'
[ full story ]
Related UKC Forum discussions
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
© Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com
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.
Gear News and Outdoor Industry News at UKC and UKH presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment and stories that will be of interest to UKClimbing.com's readers. They are not gear reviews and are provided by companies that advertise with UKClimbing Limited. Please feel free to comment about the stories and products on the associated thread.