A reminder that the closing date for applications for this premier award of up to R12 000 is 30 November 2005.
The MCSA Supertramp Award is available for a youth expedition in 2006 by South African mountaineers. The sponsorship will be awarded under the auspices of Magaliesberg Section. Applicants - not necessarily MCSA members - must be younger than 25 by 31 December 2005 and all participating expedition members must be younger than 25. The award will be made to a single person, whether or not the expedition team comprises two (or many) young South African mountaineers.
Preference will be given to originality as well as to first ascents and/or unusual/remote destinations. See: http://mcsa.org.za/main/g_youth/guidelines/guidelines.htm
for an information sheet and an application form or contact Petro Grobler (firstname.lastname@example.org
; 012-809 1022).
The 2005 MCSA Supertramp award winner, Guillaume du Toit and his climbing partner, Jason Gillman, left for India on a quest to explore traditional climbing for two months in India. They have set up an online photo album onto which they will be posting photos as they go: http://trippingindia.myphotoalbum.com