Big news was that the BMC's funding from Sport England looks set to increase over the next four years due to rising participation in climbing and hill walking. This funding increase will be focused on the 18 to 25 age bracket. The BMC will be stepping up their work for this group in the following ways:
However, as Access and Conservation is the core work of the BMC, they were keen to tell us about their work in that department. 2013 looks set to be a busy time for BMC access work. Here is what they told us was on the cards just for the Access & Conservation team:
This is of course on top of all the lectures, seminars and meets that the BMC runs every year. As part of that in the spring time the BMC are hosting the infamous 'International Meet'. Here's the blurb:
"The UK has the best sea-cliff climbing in the world, and the BMC will be showcasing this to 40 guests from all over the world. Based at the Count House Climbers' Club Hut above Bosigran from 12 to 19 May."
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