Sep 3 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.
The schedule of the day, direct from the BMC website:
10:00 WiltonFest kicks off 10:30 Hill 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*) 12:00 Wilton bouldering tour with Robin Mueller (no booking necessary) 13:00 Steve McClure master class 1 (book online*) 14:00 Beginner’s instruction with Rockover instructors (book online*) Placing gear and building belays instructional session (book online*) 15:00 Steve McClure masterclass 2 (book online*) 17:00 onwards Free BBQ and beer 17:30 Lancashire climbing quiz by Phil Kelly 18:30 Raffle draw - all proceeds go to Community Action Nepal 20:30 Steve McClure slideshow 21:30 onwards Tall tales, beer, banter and camping** in the quarries