Covid 19

Climb365 will continue to follow Government Guidance with the aim of being socially responsible, safe, lawful and realistic in what we are able to provide as things move forward. The activities that we offer will be carried out in accordance with AMI  Guidelines: Making Outdoor Activities Covid Secure AMI Guidance.

On our terms and conditions page, the following document outlines our responsibilities. Client_Covid_Participation_Agreement Cimb365 2020

Please contact Stuart Carter at Climb365 for any further information and clarity before attending and courses/activities with Climb365.

Update 23rd Feb 2021

Given the “roadmap” laid out by the government yesterday, we should be fully operational by the 21st of June. However, we hope that we can run some courses prior to that.

Overview

23rd Feb We are currently able to offer 1:1 guiding to anyone living in Cumbria.

29th March we can work in a group of up to 6 people. People should be mindful of distance travelling as the advice is to still “stay local” as much as possible.

12th April for those that can stay in self-contained accommodation, it will allow people to travel to the Lake District

17th May when people can stay overnight in Hotels etc we imagine this will help people to travel to the Lake District.

We will make updates regarding Mountain Training course delivery when we get an update from Mountain Training.

Below is copied from the BBC news site.

29 March

  • People will be allowed to meet outside, either with one other household or within the “rule of six”, including in private gardens
  • The stay at home rule will end but people should stay local as much as possible
  • Outdoor sport facilities will reopen, including golf courses and tennis and basketball courts
  • Formally organised outdoor sports can also restart

No earlier than 12 April:

  • All shops allowed to open
  • Restaurants and pub gardens will be allowed to serve customers sitting outdoors, including alcohol
  • Gyms and spas can reopen for individuals and households
  • UK domestic holidays away from home permitted, with self-contained accommodation able to reopen for use by members of the same household
  • Children allowed to attend indoor play activities, with up to 15 parents or guardians allowed to join them

No earlier than 17 May:

  • People can meet in groups of up to 30 outdoors
  • Six people or two households can meet indoors
  • Pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues can seat customers indoors
  • Hotels, hostels and B&Bs can reopen to household groups
  • Adult indoor group sports and exercise classes can start up again

No earlier than 21 June:

  • All legal limits on social contact will be removed
  • No legal limits on the number of people who can attend weddings, funerals and other life events. From April, the government will run pilots for events such as large weddings, festivals and work conferences. This will help to determine how measures such as enhanced testing might allow large groups to attend without social distancing

Latest Covid news from Mountain Training:

https://www.mountain-training.org/latest-news/coronavirus

5th Nov 2020

Current Gov advice https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november#education-school-college-and-university

During the next few weeks, we will be only running courses that fall under the description of  ‘for the purposes of education or training’.

This practically works out as Mountain Training courses.

Gov advice below, please get in touch to discuss your individual situation.

7. Education, school, college and university

Schools, colleges and universities remain open. The Government will continue to prioritise the wellbeing and long-term futures of our young people and will not be closing core educational facilities, like early years settings, schools, colleges, universities and vocational training centres. It remains very important for children and young people to attend, to support their wellbeing and education and help working parents and guardians. Senior clinicians still advise that school is the best place for children to be, and so they should continue to go to school. Schools have implemented a range of protective measures to make them safe. For those who are home-schooled, pupils can still access education and training in community settings where needed to receive a suitable full-time education.

The Government has been clear that exams will go ahead next summer, as they are the fairest and most accurate way to measure a pupil’s attainment. We therefore need to keep schools and colleges open so that children are able to keep progressing towards exams and the next stage of education or employment. Students now have more time to prepare for their exams next year, as most AS, A levels and GCSEs will be held 3 weeks later to help address the disruption caused by the pandemic.

Universities have welcomed back students and we have published guidance advising universities on reopening to ensure they have safety measures in place to minimise the spread of the virus. Universities and adult education settings should consider moving to increased levels of online learning where possible.

There are further restrictions in place:

  • If you live at university, you must not move back and forward between your permanent home and student home during term time. You should only return home at the end of term. We will publish further guidance soon on how students can travel home safely at the end of term
  • Training for extra-curricular purposes, for instance as part of clubs, should not take place. Facilitated activities for children where these provide a childcare function for working parents are allowed to continue

12. Staying away from home overnight

Overnight stays and holidays away from primary residences will not be allowed- including holidays in the UK and abroad. This includes staying in a second home or caravan, if you own one, or staying with anyone you do not live with or are in a support bubble with.

You are allowed to stay overnight away from your home if you:

  • are unable to return to your main residence
  • need accommodation while moving house
  • need accommodation to attend a funeral or related commemorative event
  • require accommodation for work purposes or to provide voluntary services
  • are a child requiring accommodation for school or care
  • are homeless, seeking asylum or a vulnerable person seeking refuge
  • are an elite athlete or their support staff or parent, if the athlete is under 18

If you were already on holiday, you should return to your home as soon as practical and comply with the ‘stay at home’ requirements in your holiday accommodation in the meantime.

Guest accommodation providers such as hotels, B&Bs and caravan parks may remain open for the specific reasons set out in law, including where guests are unable to return to their main residence, use that guest accommodation as their main residence, or would otherwise be made homeless as a result of the accommodation closing. Accommodation providers are also encouraged to work cooperatively with Local Authorities to provide accommodation to vulnerable groups including the homeless during this period of national restrictions.

CURRENT SITUATION:

The risk of Covid-19 transmission in outdoor sports is very low and we are taking all practical steps to manage them.

PRACTICAL MEASURES

We are offering our full range of navigation, scrambling, climbing, guided photography and mountain biking with the following measures in place to make activities Covid secure:

  • We will limit vehicle sharing, so ideally, you will have your own transport and observe current guidance on mask-wearing.
  • We will keep 2 metres apart wherever possible
  • We will avoid the sharing of equipment, food, water etc so you will need to provide your own equipment