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Offline Badlad

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Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« on: May 10, 2017, 09:07:50 am »
Expedition rope on offer

If you need rope for your summer expedition Ukcaving may be able to help - especially if you are a young and hard up group.  We can offer up to three sponsor 'deals' of 300m of Fides 9mm SRT rope with a possible bonus of a further 200m to one lucky group.



So how do you get hold of this rope?  Well... the more coverage your expedition gets the better it is for all your sponsors and cavers like to hear your expedition stories..... so you're going to have to blog about your expedition on ukcaving.  What does that mean?  To apply you will have to post on the expeditions board of the forum giving some history, details, hopes and objectives of your trip.  Our small panel of judges will then decide who will be successful and award your trip the rope (collectable from Ingleton area).  As part of the deal you will then give a commitment to blog about the trip on the same thread.  This must include as a minimum; a post before departure, two posts from the field and a good report upon your return.  Make it positive and fun (but not too much of the in jokes that no one else understands) and that will help with recruitment and sponsors next year.   Once the expeditions are all over our judges will choose who has made the best efforts to inform and entertain the caving public and award a final 200m of rope to one of the expeditions for future use.

Any questions, especially about eligibility, please contact me by PM.
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Offline adventurebarbie

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2017, 09:49:48 am »
Tim can you set up an ACP thread and we'll do that anyhow.

Thanks a mil
Steph
Shannon Group, BPC, CDG

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2017, 09:23:16 pm »
Posted our entry here, I think I got the right sub-forum!

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2017, 04:42:16 pm »
 :thumbsup: Spot on Jack.  I'll be in touch

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2017, 05:10:52 pm »
Is this strictly for expeditions or could it be used on holidays involving long caving trips and canyoning too?
We are in the 'holiday' phase of our summer trip cycle this year.

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2017, 07:42:55 pm »
 Some great sounding trips so far.  I'm setting a closing date for applications of midnight on 5th June.  I'll let you know the outcome very soon after.

Topimo - just expeditions at the moment I'm afraid, maybe next year.

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2017, 10:20:01 pm »
Some great sounding trips so far.  I'm setting a closing date for applications of midnight on 5th June.  I'll let you know the outcome very soon after.

Topimo - just expeditions at the moment I'm afraid, maybe next year.

No problem, cheers! And thanks for keeping the ongoing goodie conveyor belt running :)

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2017, 03:31:25 pm »
Only a few days left to enter  :o  Going on expedition this Summer? Know someone who is? Need free rope for the trip??

If 'yes' then best get entering..... ;D

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2017, 11:46:31 am »
All applicants have PMs   :)

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Re: Rope Sponsor for expeditions
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2017, 05:05:00 pm »
Confirmation - The successful applicants for rope sponsorship are;

JSPDT/ICCC Slovenia Expedition

Treviso 2017

CUCC Loser Plateau, Austria

Dachstein Austria

In the end we could not choose three.  All the above will receive 300m x 9mm SRT rope purchased by UKcaving from our good friends at Spanset.  In return, each expedition will inform us all about their expeditions via the forum. The expedition who does the best job will receive a further 200m for a future trip.  These are all fantastic summer projects so the very best of luck to you all.

I just need to cut the rope to length and then it is ready to pick up from Ingleton area.  Please get in touch by PM to arrange.