Beaudesert Park Campsite order more Monkeys!

Everyone likes to Monkey Around!

Nigel Theaker, Estate Manager of Beaudesert Camp Site in Cannock Wood, Staffordshire has placed another order to top up their exisitng Monkey Climb in the Trees!  Everyone is eagerly awaiting their arrival, which will see the climb extended by another 11mtrs or so.

Follow this link to their facebook page to keep up with events; http://www.facebook.com/#!/beaudesertpark?fref=ts

 

 

 

 

ERCA Safety Commission – Safety Warning 1/2013

Addition to formerly published recalls:

NEW precautionary safety notices resp. precautionary recalls for Via Ferrata Sets from different manufacturers.

Now friction based Via Ferrata Sets were added in the second wave of recalls, whereas six  months ago Via Ferrata Sets with elastic lanyards were mentioned.

Please follow the link below to visit the UIAA website for an english summary and a table of affected models:
> http://www.theuiaa.org/news_428_Second-wave-of-via-ferrata-set-recalls-within-six-nths

In addition to the specific safety warnings we recommend all users of via ferrata sets to check the latest product information notices at the manufacturers websites before usage of your via ferrata set.

Please Note:
The aim of releasing ERCA safety alerts is to disseminate up to date information which will help to avoid accidents on ropes courses. We are committed to providing unbiased information about the sequence of events and the causes of accidents. We are neither in the position to, nor do we have the intention of, undertaking in-depth on-the-spot investigations. Please send your comments and questions regarding the safety alert to sicherheit@erca.cc

IOL Membership

Challenge Course Supplies are proud to announce that we are now fully paid up members of the Institute for Outdoor Learning.  http://www.outdoor-learning.org/

The Institute for Outdoor Learning encourages outdoor learning by developing quality, safety and opportunity to experience outdoor activity provision and by supporting and enhancing the good practice of those who work in the outdoors.

IOL supports your work and career whether you are a professional outdoor practitioner, field study officer, instructor, teacher, youth worker, outdoor leader, management development trainer, student or anyone involved in learning outdoors.

 

ISC Launch their new range of Zipspeed Tandem Pullleys

The new ISC ZipSpeed Tandem Trolleys are now possibly the fastest, strongest and most durable Zipline trolleys in the world!

Click this link ZipSpeedTandems to view a launch flyer on these brilliant new trolleys. Currently in use at Laggan Outdoors (www.lagganoutdoor.co.uk) in Scotland and at the National Diving and Activity Centre in Chepstow (www.ndac.co.uk) to name but two in the UK alone! 

These are the first of two new Zipline trolleys due for release in 2013 – the next being a lightweight portable version for single handed attaching and detaching to compete with trolleys such as the Petzl TRAC …coming soon!!