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YOUTH & EQUITY

Climbing opportunities for everyone

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05/04/2017

Climbing, hill walking and mountaineering are activities that are incredibly fulfilling as well as physically and mentally demanding. People of all ages, abilities and backgrounds can enjoy these activities and disability needn’t be seen as a barrier to participation.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

How to: provide inclusive activities

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05/04/2017

For providers of climbing, hill walking and mountaineering activities there is a wealth of information available to support you to ensure your activities are accessible. To make it easier, we're gathering the information here.
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How to harness positive mental wellbeing by rock climbing

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02/02/2017

Did you know that rock climbing can boost positive mental wellbeing? Set up in 2008, Vertigirls is one such community group for women with physical and mental health impairments that are using rock climbing to feel empowered. We caught up with Christine, the founder of Vertigirls, to hear her thoughts.
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Pip's climbing journey: the value of local clubs

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09/12/2016

For people with a disability who want to get active, climbing may not instantly spring to mind, but it's actually a brilliantly inclusive activity with numerous benefits. Finding a local club is often the easiest way to start. We hear from the parents of Pip, one of Bendrigg Climbing Club's members, how valuable the club has become to them.
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Deaf Climbing UK Launch event film

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08/08/2016

The BMC caught up with Deaf Climbing UK for their launch event at Awesome Walls Sheffield in April 2016. We created a film to showcase the event and capture the buzz and excitement from both the participants and the organisers.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

How the paraclimbing series inspired Kate

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04/08/2016

We caught up with Kate who tells us why she started rock climbing, her experiences at the paraclimbing series, and her plans for the future.
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CLUBS

Funding available for projects with 14-25 year olds

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05/05/2016

If you’re keen to increase the numbers of younger people in your club, or climbing wall check out this funding opportunity before it’s gone.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Deaf Climbing Launches in the UK

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08/03/2016

Deaf Climbing UK have teamed up with Awesome Walls Sheffield to celebrate their official launch.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Improving communication with deaf climbers

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07/05/2015

When Suzi Rees lost her hearing six years ago, she became curious to explore how she could adapt communication methods used in rock climbing and find new ways of working with her climbing partner that made their lives easier. In Deaf Awareness Week (4-10 May), she shares her tips for communicating with deaf climbers and what the future looks like for deaf climbing.
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Disability needn't stop you climbing

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11/11/2014

Is climbing accessible to people with disabilities? Yes, absolutely. Britain boasts a paraclimbing world champion, an amputee Mountain Leader and a qualified climbing wall instructor with cerebral palsy. Above all, it’s a really supportive community for those wishing to try out the sport.
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