UKC – OPINION: Premium Events – How they affect us, and our connection with wild places

Would you pay hundreds or even thousands of pounds to compete in the stage managed adventure-lite of an exclusive organised race or walking event? Are the huge fees charged by premium events just a rip-off? Perhaps runners and hillwalkers hate that a big monetary value can be placed on things which many see as against the ethos of our sports. But if you don’t like it, don’t sweat it, suggests Ross Brannigan; put something positive into the outdoors instead.

Read the full article over on UKClimbing.

Published by Ross Brannigan

“It is worth ascending unexiting heights if for nothing else than to see the big ones from nearer their own level.” - Nan Shepherd

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