Team invited to attend BMC Wilton Fest on Saturday 5th September 2015

This Saturday the team is pleased to have accepted an invitation from the BMC (British Mountaineering Council) to display one of our Land Rover Defender Mountain Rescue Ambulances and its associated search and rescue equipment, at the Wilton Fest Event being held at the popular Bolton renowned climbing spot of Wilton Quarries.

Subject to operational requirements, our Land Rover will be on display between circa 10am and 5pm within Wilton 2 Quarry, alongside a whole host of climbing and walking activities being put on at this wonderful free event.

Team members will be on hand to explain our work and demonstrate our SAR equipment to interested persons, with many of the climbers in the team attending the day.

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The schedule of the day, direct from the BMC website:

10:00WiltonFest kicks off
10:30Hill walk around Winter Hill and the local moors, led by David Royle (no booking necessary)
Beginner’s instruction with Rockover instructors (book online*)
Self-rescue instructional session (book online*)
12:00Wilton bouldering tour with Robin Mueller (no booking necessary)
13:00Steve McClure master class 1 (book online*)
14:00Beginner’s instruction with Rockover instructors (book online*)
Placing gear and building belays instructional session (book online*)
15:00Steve McClure masterclass 2 (book online*)
17:00onwards Free BBQ and beer
17:30Lancashire climbing quiz by Phil Kelly
18:30Raffle draw - all proceeds go to Community Action Nepal
20:30Steve McClure slideshow
21:30onwards Tall tales, beer, banter and camping** in the quarries