Paraclimbing Series round cancelled

Unfortunately, the team at ClimbScotland have had to make the difficult decision to cancel the Paraclimbing Series round at EICA which was scheduled to take place at on Sunday 4th June.

This is as a result of various factors, including our ability to set to the standards required for the various paraclimbing categories and resources, including staff and volunteers, to deliver a quality competition experience to those attending.

Jamie Smith, ClimbScotland Development Manager commented on the decisions saying “this was a really difficult decision for the team to make, but feel it is the right thing to do. We have spoken with BMC and highlighted that there needs to be a review of the British Paraclimbing Series. We plan to work with the paraclimbing community, BMC and partners to develop a quality competition experience moving forward for paraclimbing athletes, however this needs funding, time and resource to make it possible.”

There will still be the a round of the British Paraclimbing Series at EICA on the 9 & 10 September at the BLCC’s and ClimbScotland are looking to use this as an opportunity to collaborate with BMC around this event.

Moving forward in addition to developing the Paraclimbing Series, ClimbScotland are looking to work with EICA, Scottish Disability Sports, Lothian Disability Sports and Able2Adventure at the possibility of delivering our Paraclimb Festival as a stand-alone event.

The ClimbScotland team understand this will come as a disappoint to athletes that were planning to attend however hope they can understand the rationale as to why and our aim moving forwards to develop and improve paraclimbing ‘as a whole’ from Grassroots to Performance

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