The BMC Peak Area Meeting will take place at The Maynard in Grindleford on Wednesday 5 September, starting at 7.30pm (food from 6.30pm).
Come to 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.
Guest speaker: Alex Roddie
After main business we'll have a talk by writer and exponent of long-distance, wilderness journeys and ultralight backpacking, Alex Roddie.
Alex started out along the familiar pattern of progression: hillwalking and backpacking to rock climbing, Scottish winter climbing and alpinism. But a change in direction eight years ago led to a renewed focus on long-distance, wilderness journeys, often in challenging alpine environments. Alex will be talking about how he found his way to ultralight backpacking the long way round – and the lessons he learned from alpine and winter climbing along the way.
Visit Alex Roddie’s blog
Meeting agenda and additional information will be available nearer the meeting date.
All are welcome; food will be provided by the BMC, aviailable from 6.30pm.
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