We had the Lyon Equipment Grand Day Out Competition with prizes worth £800 from La Sportiva, Petzl and Beal. You can see the winners at this UKC News item: Grand Day Out Winners - What more could a girl want?
Before that it was the THE METOLIUS COMPETITION: 25 years, 25 cams, 25 days where over £1,500 of Metolius cams were given away.
Just finished is the SMC Skye Guidebook Photo Competition where we got a chance to have photos published in the forthcoming Skye guidebook.
Just started is the WIN, WIN, WIN: Outdoor Research Competition: Midges - A Poem and Video with £750 worth of Outdoor Research gear to win.
You can read 20 poems about midges here: COMP: Outdoor Research: PART ONE: Midges - A Poem. Climbing literature is very much alive. Why not have a go yourself or if you have a video camera enter the Video advert competition.
Over the last year thousands of pounds of gear have been up for grabs and hundreds of climbers across the UK have expressed themselves creatively in UKClimbing.com competitions in partnership with climbing companies.
Cliffhanger have teamed up with Canon and UKClimbing.com and are running a photo competition with a great prize, a Canon PowerShot D10, worth £379...and several runner up prizes including tickets to Cliffhanger. All you have to do is submit a photograph, or three, of cliffs.
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