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Alan Hinkes regales Westminster crowd to rally support for Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Alan Hinkes regales Westminster crowd to rally support for Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million

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24/11/2017

A plush Westminster room on a London evening may seem an unlikely place to be rallying support for our hills and mountains, but when you get about 130 avid outdoor fans together, chuck in some free wine and sprinkle a few Alan Hinkes jokes, it does the trick.
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MEMBERSHIP

Report: what’s the future of the BMC?

The independent BMC Organisational Report was released at Kendal Mountain Festival. It is now available to download and consultation is open until 22 December.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains returns with £1 million target for Britain’s best-loved landscapes

The award-winning, headline-grabbing campaign which raised more than £100,000 to repair Britain’s hills and mountains has returned – and is raising its sights ten times higher.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Five things we learned from rebolting Horseshoe

The mammoth project of re-equipping the routes on BMC land at Horseshoe Quarry has just finished. With a huge number of bolts replaced, loose rock removed and funds raised by you lovely lot, we’ve hopefully improved the experience for visitors to this ever popular sport crag. A huge thank you goes out to everyone who donated to the Horseshoe Heroes crowdfunder – we couldn’t have done it without you!
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FAQ: How to have your say in the future of the BMC

BMC ORGANISATION

FAQ: How to have your say in the future of the BMC

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27/10/2017

Climbing, hill walking and mountaineering are changing, and the BMC needs to adapt to meet future challenges. A major review of our work is underway, and we need your help to shape the future of the organisation.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

What was your favourite? The BMC Kendal film frenzy

Was it the best Kendal Mountain Festival yet? The BMC stand looked great, the films were excellent, and BMC TV Breakfast Club gave away more prizes than ever before. We’d like to say a huge thanks to everyone that came and visited us. What was your best moment of #Kendal2017?
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CLUBS

Training your novice club members, winter skills

This popular training event will be returning on 3-4 February 2018 - this time we will be offering support to experienced club members when taking novice club members out in winter conditions.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Youth Climbing Series 2018

The BMC Youth Climbing Series is a fun climbing competition for young people. The series is extremely popular and attracts hundreds of young climbers nationwide.
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Latest online news from the Peak Area: November 2017

LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Peak Area: November 2017

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16/11/2017

The November 2017 issue of the BMC Peak Area Newsletter is now online, keeping you informed about what’s happening in the region, including details of the next BMC Peak Area Meeting.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The making of Bonington Mountaineer

Journeying through the life of Britain's most famous mountaineer, Chris Bonington, the new documentary film Bonington Mountaineer will premiere at Kendal Mountain Festival this weekend. To describe how the idea was born, Brian Hall takes us back to Chris's 80th birthday celebration to reclimb a line he first did almost 50 years before – The Old Man of Hoy.
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SKILLS

Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course

A Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course was run at the 2017 Student Safety Seminar, organised by the BMC and hosted at the National Mountaineering Centre Plas Y Brenin. It was a fantastic chance for university students to gain insight into technical systems used to assist climbers while brushing upon subjects such as terminology, causes of disability and models of disability.
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COMPETITIONS

Molly wins GB’s first female IFSC Lead medal

Molly Thompson-Smith won the bronze medal in the IFSC Lead World Cup in Kranj, Slovenia, the first time a GB woman has ever finished on the podium in such a competition. BMC ambassador Shauna Coxsey also competed in the final, earning enough points to finish third in the Combined Rankings and win another bronze medal for the GB Climbing Team.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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404/11/2017Roaches Crag Clean-up: volunteers needed
Roaches Gate
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1111/11/2017BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – North Downs Way
Reigate railway station
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1616/11/2017Kendal Mountain Festival 2017
Brewery Arts Centre
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2020/11/2017North West Area Meeting & Area AGM
The Anderton Centre
2121/11/2017Make Winter Count: Skills Lecture (Snowdon)
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
2222/11/2017Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM and Annual Quiz
The Maynard
2323/11/2017London & South East Area Meeting & Area AGM and Jo Bradshaw talk
The Old King's Head
2424/11/2017An Evening with Nigel ‘Mr Frostbite’ Vardy – Brighouse
Bradley Wood Activity Centre
2525/11/2017South West Area Meeting & Area AGM
The Nova Scotia Hotel
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2727/11/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Area AGM and James McHaffie talk
The Wheatley Arms
2828/11/2017Make Winter Count: Skills Lecture (London)
University College London
2929/11/2017Lakes Area Meeting & Area AGM
Hawkshead Brewery
3030/11/2017North East Area Meeting
Honest Lawyer Hotel
101/12/2017Wideboyz: A Night Of Crack – Sheffield
Abbeydale Picture Hosue
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303/12/2017Training Day for Club Committee Members / Officers
The BMC

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