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Jack Bloor

Jack Bloor in Great Langdale : UK Photo: Bob Allen

Jack Bloor was a pioneering climber and fell runner, former chairman of the Yorkshire BMC, helped establish the classic Three Peaks Race with Arthur Dolphin and Des Birch (which he won in 1956), coached orienteers to World Class level, County Mountain Advisor to the Scouts and has many rock climbing first ascents in Yorkshire and the Lake District. 

Following his death in 1984, the trust was established to continue his work in helping those who want to improve their physical and/or technical skills in a recognised outdoor sport.