|NEXT WEEKEND: Good Climbing, Good Company, Good Camping
added Jun/2010, see all BMC news & reviews
product news by BMC
This announcement has been read 3,303 times
Outdoor Industry News
Reviews for BMC gear:
News from BMC:
Related UKC Forum discussions:
Max Biden at Brandy Crag
© Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com, Jun 2008
Next weekend is the third Lakes Festival of Climbing, starting on Friday, June 25 at 4:00pm, organised by the BMC Lakes team and Martin Kocsis the BMC Volunteers' Officer.
Location is the Duddon Valley in the Lake District.
Camp all weekend at Turner Hall farm or there are other accommodation options down the road at Wallowbarrow Farm or the Newfield Inn. Meet up at Newfield Inn pub. Sunshine guaranteed. Mountain crags, valley crags and awesome bouldering all nearby.
Camping at Turner Hall Farm© Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com, Jun 2008
Quiz Friday night at the pub with prizes donated by Marmot, good beer, good food from the pub too. The Newfield Inn will be doing a special climbers' meal on Saturday night until late.
The BMC's local team will be there in force to offer advice and recommendations for climbing and walking. They will also be offering free* breakfast butties to attendees and a friendly and relatively midge free ambience to all.
Dow, Duddon and Slate guide is out of print, but we will have topos available at the campsite for a donation to Mountain Rescue. Lots of lesser-known crags nearby to climb at, and not too far from Esk Buttress, Dow, or Scafell. Please bring a nylon brush to help clean up any routes you do over the weekend.
See this UKC thread: Lakes Festival of Climbing, 25-27 June
More information (maps etc) at
www.lakesfestivalofclimbing.co.uk and the Lakes Festival of Climbing Facebook page
Lakes Festival of Climbing
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.
Please support the following outdoor retailers who support UKClimbing.com