The British Tooling Series is running again this year with three rounds being scheduled with first round at Rope Race Marple this Saturday - 12 November.
Dates for the 2016 series are:
Round 1 - 12 November - The Rope Race Climbing Centre, Marple
Round 2 - 26 November - King Kong Climbing Wall, Keswick
Round 3 - 17 December - The Ice Factor, Kinlochleven
Junior - up 17 years old
Adult (Male or Female) - up to 40 years old
Senior (Male or Female) - over 40 years old
You can enter each event by contacting the host walls - links are available on the BTS website
What is the British Tooling Series
The British Tooling Series is a series of climbing competitions held at British Climbing walls in the lead up to the Scottish winter climbing season. It allows participants to hone their skills and strength while competing amongst some of the sport’s top climbers.
The results from these events will be used as part of the selection process for the GB Ice Climbing team who represent GB on the UIAA Ice World Tour.
Full selection criteria for the GB Ice Climbing Team can be found here.
The British Tooling Series is sponsored by the BMC and Peak Holds.
The BTS Mission
1. To promote and encourage a rise in the technical standard of drytooling and mixed climbing through competition.
2. To introduce the activity to youth and new climbers.
3. To encourage British climbers to compete in the UIAA Ice World Cup.
4. To work towards holding a UIAA World Cup event in Britain.
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TWITTER: Follow the BMC Competitions Twitter feed: @BMC_Comps
Rob Adie (BMC Competition Climbing Officer) tel: 0161 438 3318 / email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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