Other Clubs and Organisations

Author: 
Toby Speight

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Cambridge University clubs

For a full list, see the University Computing Service's list. Of particular interest to hillwalkers will be

In addition to the outdoor clubs, members may be interested in the CU First Aid Society.

Cambridge city clubs

Also in Cambridge are the Cambridge Climbing and Caving Club.

The "Old Duffers"

The Old Duffers is where people from CUHWC can keep in touch after they've graduated; it also includes some extant Club members, and one or two friends, siblings, &c.

Mountaineers' associations

Walkers' associations

Fell-runners' associations

The Fell Runners Association represents fellrunners in England.

Training

Mountain Leader Training UK is a UK-wide body setting standards and awards for leaders of outdoor activities. Most courses are organized through the national bodies MLT England, MLT Wales, MLT Scotland and MLT Northern Ireland (neither of which appear to have their own websites, but details are on the UK site).

Mountain Rescue

Accommodation

Transport

National Trusts

Government Conservation bodies

Natural England exists to advise Government and others on how they can contribute to the conservation of the English countryside, and people's enjoyment of it.

Conservation charities

  • The Mountain Bothies Association are a charity which maintains simple unlocked shelters in some of the most wild and beautiful parts of the country, for the benefit of all who love the wild and lonely places.
  • Similarly, the John Muir Trust is committed to practical action to protect and restore Britain's remaining wild places.
  • The Trust for Conservation Volunteers promote practical conservation work by volunteers.