Clean Climbing - Crag Guardians...Widdopstock and moreby BMC and Mick Ryan Sep/2008
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Staying north, on 28th September there's more cleaning up at Egerton Quarry near Bolton where the work over the last couple of years has rejuvenated this now popular venue.
Details: Egerton Quarry clean-up
Old news perhaps, but a double thumbs up to the Northumbrian Mountaineering Club who cleared pines from Dark Side of Back Bowden Doors (Cockenheugh) in August.
Details: 'TIMBER...' at Back Bowden
In fact, all around the UK climbers are pulling together and making a positive impact on our climbing environment. All it takes is a few motivated individuals to spread some enthusiasm, and a little guidance from the BMC, and we become not only users of the UK's cliffs, but guardians.
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