The award is also very pleased to announce that Ian Parnell has joined the trustees (Chris Bonington, Paul Braithwaite, Carolyn Estcourt, Tom Estcourt, Mick Fowler, John Peck, Doug Scott, Martin Wragg).
The trustees have also announced that, in order to preserve the spirit of adventure and help maintain mountains in their natural state, they have decided not to award future grants to expeditions that take bolts.
The 2014 award will be decided in early Feb 2014. The application deadline is Jan 31st 2014.
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