Help Needed For Clean Up in Bolton Area - Lancsby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Jun/2012
This news story has been read 3,311 times
"Currently, nearly all the text and information for the next definitive Lancashire guidebook is ready. This means that the only holdup now is obtaining photodiagrams for the Bolton Area. Unfortunately, before the photos are taken, some of the crags need a clean up and whilst this has been done elsewhere, there are some Bolton crags where this is urgently required.
If we can get enough climbers involved there isn't much for each of us to do, but with the numbers currently involved, it's a big job. Most of climbs involved can be cleaned from an abseil in about half an hour or less, but that becomes a mammoth task if there are a limited number of 'cleaners'. I know that some of you may not climb on some of the crags or routes that need a clean, but if you could spare an hour or so I would be most grateful. Otherwise, the guide may be delayed, or worse, some routes could be lost."
The areas that need cleaning are:
"In all this is about 70 routes. Too much for 3 or 4 activists, but there are enough climbers in the area to get all the work done easily. So, if you have an hour to spare (and that is all that I am asking for), please pick one of the above and then let me know what routes have been cleaned?"
If you have cleaned a route on this list - please post information in the linked forum thread.
This information was sent to us via the BMC newsletter.
We recently reported on Dave MacLeod's ascent of his first 8C boulder - Practice of the Wild in Magic Wood,... Read more
We have added a few more prizes to our ongoing Readership Survey - a Volta 9.2mm x 60m rope and 6 T-shirts. There is now a... Read more
What with the new Lancashire Bouldering guidebook and the anticipation of a forthcoming BMC trad guidebook (next year we... Read more
Gaskins Horror-Show Finally Gets Sent: The well known and feared Kaizen (Font 8B+) has seen its first repeat at the hands of... Read more