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Title: Opportunity - BMC International Sea Cliff Climbing Meet 2013
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Mountaineering Ireland has been invited to nominate two climbers (1 Male and 1 Female) for the 2013 BMC International Sea Cliff Climbing Meet. The International Meets are a great opportunity to meet a varied bunch of climbers from 20 to 30 countries from around the world.

The 2013 Meet will be located at the Count House in Bosigran, Cornwall, a 200-year-old building perched above Cornwall’s finest granite cliff – Bosigran, as guests of the Climbers’ Club who own the property. During the week international guests from a range of countries will be teamed up with British host climbers. 


EXPERIENCE 
To get the most out of the Meet visiting climbers need to have experience of traditional lead climbing, that is placing your own gear/protection. 


VENUE & DATES 
Venue – The Count House, Bosigran, Cornwall. 
Dates – Sunday 12 May to Sunday 19 May 2013. 
Arrival evening is Sunday 12 May (no climbing on this day). 
Departure day is Sunday 19 May (no climbing on this day). 

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION 
Guests are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to the UK. Travel details will be sent to you at the end of January when places are confirmed. 

The Count House offers ‘Alpine hut’ style accommodation with shared rooms and showers. 

COST 
The event is highly subsidised by the BMC and there will be a nominal fee of £115/person to help offset the cost. The £115 fee includes all meals, accommodation and transfers from Penzance train station. 


HOW TO APPLY 

To be considered email your details by 17 January 2013 to training@mountaineering.ie and include;

Your Mountaineering Ireland membership number 
A brief outline of your climbing experience 
Any voluntary work within a mountaineering club / promoting youth participation in mountaineering
Applicants should note that there are only two places available. The decision of the selection panel is final. Late applications will not be considered.
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