Mountaineers fear the introduction of fees for commercial use of land owned by one of the country’s biggest conservation charities could hit outdoor training.
Charity challenge walks will come under the spotlight at a gathering organised by the British Mountaineering Council.
The British Mountaineering Council said it will draw up a landscape charter to guide its representatives on how to deal with developments in the few remaining wild places in England and Wales.
The head of the representative body for hillwalkers and climbers told a festival gathering that, although it is in good financial shape, the growing trend to owning land will put a strain on its resources in the future.
Mountaineering instructors will be able to improve their technique with a masterclass by two experts at their annual meeting.
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The country’s biggest walkers’ charity has welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement of a completion date for the England Coast Path.
Outdoor industry and mountaineering bosses met Westminster politicians to push for greater recognition of the benefits of hillwalking.
Outdoor experts will gather this week at a conference looking at recreation and conservation in Britain’s mountains and hills.
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