Dates For Your Diary


BMC YCS 2010 Dates

The dates and venues for next year's YCS Heats have now been announced:

  • Round 1       The Peak Wall, Stirling Sports Village           27th February 2010
  • Round 2       Glasgow Climbing Centre                             20th March 2010
  • Round 3       Avertical World, Dundee                                 1st May 2010
  • Final            EICA, Ratho                                               12th June 2010


Jonny and Nat's Mentoring Sessions

 Our next mentoring session with Jonny and Natalie will take place on: Sunday 2nd May at Ratho.  New groupings have been set and will be circulated shortly. 


BMC Leading Ladder 2009/10

The BMC have now published the dates and venues for this years Leading Ladder Rounds:

  • Round 9  30/1/10 - 14/2/10   Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
  • Round 10 13/2/10 - 28/02/10 Glasgow Climbing Centre

For a full list of dates and venues click here.


BMC National Disability Climbing Competition - 25th April, Rochdale

The BMC National Disability Climbing Competition is organised by the BMC, Link4Life and Climb UK, Rochdale and will be the run for the first time on the 25th April 2010 at Climb UK, Rochdale.

Entry forms available http://www.thebmc.co.uk/Feature.aspx?id=3532

This is an event to provide disabled people with an opportunity to have a go at climbing in the competitive environment. It will be run in friendly surroundings with lots of experienced people on hand to assist. If successful it should become an annual event.

There will be three different categories - Using Upper & Lower Limbs (any number), Using upper limbs only, Using upper limbs only that have impairments. The competition will also be open to people with sensory impairments and people with learning disabilities.

The competition will be run on a similar format as the BMC Youth Climbing Series. Competitors will have to climb three roped climbs and three boulder problems and will be given a score on each one dependant on height gained. The climber with the best score in each category will win.

There will also be a rope climbing category which will be based on speed; the fastest climber to climb to the top of the rope will be the winner.

All entry forms must be returned to the BMC by the 16 April.



BMC British Bouldering Championships, 26-27 June, Millhouses Park, Sheffield 

There are four competitor categories – junior male and junior female (born 1994-1998), and senior male and senior female (born 1993 or earlier).
There is no qualification process to gain entry into the British Bouldering Championships, and the competition is open to anyone. The problems range from V2 to V8 in the junior categories, and V3 to V10 in the seniors. The juniors will compete on the Saturday, with the Seniors climbing on the Sunday. We look forward to welcoming new and established competitors.

Further information http://www.thebmc.co.uk/Feature.aspx?id=2596.  Entry forms not yet available


Open Youth Lead Climbing Competition, July, EICA

As part of the GB team training event at Ratho in July, which will be attended by members of the French Youth Climbing team, the BMC will be organising an Open Youth Lead Climbing Event.  This will be similar to the event held last December at Awesome walls