The Scottish Youth Climbing Series (YCS) 2013

by MCofS Jan/2013
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The Mountaineering Council of Scotland's annual fun climbing series for children between the ages of 8 and 17 starts on the 16th February 2013. There are 3 rounds in 2 regions of Scotland.

There are climbs and boulder problems to complete on the day's competition, and the emphasis is on having fun. However, the top 3 climbers in each age category (boys and girls) are selected as the Scottish Youth Team. These children will represent their Scottish Region in a British Grand Final against other regions from England, Wales and Ireland. This will be held at the EICA: Ratho near Edinburgh on the 15th June with the BMC.

Children aged 8-13 will top-rope their climbs, whilst the older children aged 14-17 will lead their climbs.

Dates and Venues are as follows.

Scotland North:
16th February Inverness Leisure
2nd March Transition Extreme, Aberdeen
16th March The Ice Factor, Kinlochleven

Scotland South:
16th February The Peak, Stirling
2nd March Glasgow Climbing Centre
16th March The Pleasance, Edinburgh University.

Full details and Application Forms are available from January 10th 2013 from the MCofS websit

For more information contact the MCofS at Tel: 01738 493 942

The MCofS YCS is supported by the Interactive Design Institute and Summit Financial Services


Scottish Youth Team:
The Scottish Youth Team members selected from the YCS are offered a series of MCofS coaching academies throughout the year. These day-long events are delivered by Scotland's best youth and elite coaches and will include indoor prep days leading up to the various other competitions as well as REALrock trips abroad and in Scotland.

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