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James Brownhill Memorial Fund (Climbing)

This fund was set up by James' family following his death on 1st July 2011, on the Frendo Spur in Chamonix, France. James was an avid climber and mountaineer. His love for climbing led him to develop skills in every climbing style but it was in Alpine and Traditional climbing where he sought to improve most. 

James ClimbingHis consistent passion for climbing led to involvement with his university club, an opportunity to share enthusiasm, skills and knowledge with like minded individuals.
 
The fund aims to encourage and foster a higher level of safety, good practice and sustainability within university climbing clubs. The fund will award volunteer leaders within the clubs with bursaries to undertake courses to consolidate and develop safe climbing practice for teaching new and inexperienced climbers in individual and group situations.

Each year bursaries will be awarded to part fund training courses run by Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre. Courses attracting bursaries include Mountain Leader Award, Single Pitch Award, Climbing wall award. To apply for a for bursary download an application form here.
 
Hear what previous winner, Richard Ives had to say on how he was able to make use of the bursary.
 
To view the official James Brownhill Memorial Fund website click here

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