I have been catch up on the UK news of the BBC website. I saw a piece on the Coronoer verdict on death of a Ten Tors participant when training for the event. They suggest that all team leaders need a recognised UK qualification, and that independent school be brought into line with state schools.
I was introduce to the outdoors in part by the Ten Tors, and we used to spend weekend after weekend walking in the new forest and along the swanage coastline, as well as many weekends in either dartmoor, Snowdonia, the lake district and Scotland. Often under the watchful eye of an military instructor. I just hope that it doesn’t result in less people being able to take part, or increasing the barriers