Welcome to RAF Mountaineering Association
Founded in 1948 and the oldest of the 3 British Service mountaineering bodies, the Royal Air Force Mountaineering Association (RAFMA) is responsible to the RAF Sports Board for the sport of mountaineering within the Royal Air Force. RAFMA provides members with a variety of outdoor opportunities – hill walking, rock climbing, ski mountaineering, indoor climbing and meets in the Alps and Greater Ranges. The latest meets itinerary can be found on the Meets Page.
Participation Statement: RAFMA recognizes that climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.
The RAF Climbing Championships for 2016 will be held 4 May, further details can be found on the RAFMA forum
RAFMA Winter Week
Marc Krajewski and Mandy Singleton on Bynack Beag. Winter Week took place in February in the Cairngorms. The week was a great success with participants learning a range of Winter Mountaineering Skills.
RAF Bouldering Competition 2015
This year there was stiff competition at the RAF Bouldering Competition, which was held at The Boardroom, Queensferry. There were 25 boulder problems with contestants given 4 hours to complete as many as possible.
The event was excellently organised by Sgt Paul Easton who managed to juggle running the event with competing!
The winners for each category are as follows:
Female: Flt Lt Foxen
Male U25: SAC Harte
Mens Open: Flt Lt Labisch
Mens Vets: Sgt Easton