Saturday 19 September, EICA: Ratho

2015's Scottish Youth Climbing Championship (SYCC) had 143 competitors taking part in top-rope and lead challenges across six age categories. While 80 climbers had a go at the Speed Championship (SYSC) competition qualifiers; the best turnout for our speed event so far.

The competitions were also part of the British Junior Lead Cup Series, which attracted over 50 climbers from as far afield as Devon and London, and including many of the GB Junior Lead Team.

Over half of the speed entries were from the youngest age category (Youth D and E) competing on our unique mini-speed route.

At the same time, we held our second ever ParaClimb Scotland competition with 23 competitors attempting three boulder problems and two routes. This was round one of the British Paraclimbing Series so we were pleased to see the best of the GB Para Team taking part. The boulder problems included a dynamic jump and an exceedingly overhanging arete.

The event was filmed for the MCofS by Mike Webster and his film will be available here soon.

Download the results for the SYCC and SYSC here:

Full comp report and ParaClimb Scotland results to follow soon...

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A big thanks to Tiso for supplying prizes!

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