Access - Educate the newcomers

EDITORIAL

Wednesday, 9 June

Rock climbing is booming. Many gym climbers, who might not be that aware of access problems, are visiting new crags and might need some guidance. Although the info in the topos, Facebook pages and written signs might be clear, the best way to educate beginners is to inform them face to face at the crag. Often I read critical posts on Facebook about climbers who have used the wrong parking place or behaved badly at the crag etc., but this will not solve the problem. More info on Human waste from the Access Fund.


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