The April 2018 issue of the BMC Peak Area Newsletter is now online, keeping you informed about what’s happening in the region, including details of the next BMC Peak Area Meeting.
In this issue:
Henry Folkard provides his regular and thorough round-up of access and conservation news, and Dave Parry reports on the latest climbing developments;
Jon Fullwood provides some tips on using super glue for stabilising holds and preventing further erosion;
Area hill walking reps Peter Judd and Austin Knott report on a walk along the Great Ridge to celebrate the public launch of Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million, and plans for a torch-lit walk on 22 May;
Castle Mountaineering Club invite you to ‘progress to rock’ on one of its club meets; and
Longshaw Estate Ranger Chris Millner provides some historical background to the many millstones which form a distinctive feature of the area’s landscape.
Download the April 2018 BMC Peak Area Newsletter
The Peak Area Newsletter is produced by John Coefield and Dave Parry. If you’d like to contribute an article to a future newsletter, contact the editors
Peak Area Meeting: 11 April
The next Peak Area Meeting is on Wednesday 11 April 2018, starting at 7.30pm, at The Maynard, Main Road, Grindleford, S32 2HE
Come along to Grindleford for our next gathering of Peak District climbers and walkers and get involved in the BMC. Area meetings are run by volunteers and provide an opportunity for you to discuss issues and influence decisions affecting climbers and walkers locally and nationally.
BMC Organisational Review: latest developments
National Council has established a working group to develop proposals for implementing the review group’s recommendations, and these proposals will be published prior to the meeting, which will offer an important opportunity for members to provide feedback and influence the final version of the proposals, to be presented to members for approval at the BMC AGM on 16 June.
All are welcome; food will be provided by the BMC.
See the BMC Local Areas site for more details about the meeting
Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million
Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is a BMC campaign to raise £1 million to repair paths across the UK's 15 National Parks.
If you love the outdoors, we're asking you to support your favourite mountain by donating to Mend Our Mountains. You can donate online here.
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