Application for Grant Aid

Submitted on: 31 Aug 2011

Expedition details (GPF2011b-003)

Expedition Name (& Club): Castleguard 2012
Destination country: Canada
Lat: 52.1000 Long: -117.2500 Elevation: 0 m
MEF funding: none

Leader: Martin Groves
Total cavers: 13
Cavers ≤25 yrs old: 0
Cavers 25-35 yrs old: 0
UK/nonUK cavers: 10/3
Eligible for grant aid: 0
Alex Pitcher nominations: 0
Expedition dates: 23rd Dec 2011 - 15th Jan 2012
Duration (days): 23
Man-days in field: 84 Man-days travelling: 0
Brief Expedition objectives:

List a short summary of the main Expedition objectives.

How can the GPF support your Expedition?:

Please explain the aspects of the trip which make it eligible for Ghar Parau funding.

Detailed description of objectives:

Give a more detailed account of the purpose of the trip, including any particular known caves you intend to visit, specific areas where you will explore for new cave, and scientific experiments you will attempt.

Previous work in this area:

Give details of any previous work in this area by your own and other teams. Include references to reports and articles published on the area, and the names of any local cavers or academics with whom you have discussed the Expedition.

Expedition Finances


Travel plans:

# from UK: 0 Travel costs breakdown (for personnel leaving from the UK):
Total costs from UK: £0

# from outside UK: 0 Travel costs breakdown (for personnel leaving from the UK):
Total costs from outside UK: £0

Travel total: £4,200 Travel p.p. from UK: £0
Travel p.p. from outside UK: £0


Total: £1,000 Comments:
Subsistence p.p.: £77


Total: £0 Comments:
Subsistence p.p.: £0
Exped Total: £9,228 Exped cost p.p. travelling from UK: £0
Exped cost p.p. travelling from outside UK: £0
Mean Exped cost per person: £710

Other Funding

Total: £2,000 Comments:
Sports Council Wales
Total shortfall: £0 Mean shortfall per person: £0

Referees and Report

Please give the names, addresses and phone numbers of two suitably qualified people whom the Committee can contact. You should ensure that they are aware of the objectives of your trip, and that you have their permission for the Committee to contact them.

Referee 1:


Permission obtained?: No
Referee 2:

Reason: 0

Permission obtained?: No

Expedition report author:


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