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Disorderly Conduct: the latest in Anna Taylor's spree of bold trad

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Disorderly Conduct: the latest in Anna Taylor's spree of bold trad

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19/07/2019

On July 8, 21-year-old Anna Taylor climbed her second-ever E8, Disorderly Conduct in the Lake District. Leo Houlding commented: "Good job Anna. I think that's the only route at Reecastle I haven't done... the hardest one!" Anna has been ticking off loads of E6s and E7s this year, confirming her as one to watch. On July 4 she put up a new route, Priceless, E7 6b, at Thang Crag in Langdale. Sarah Stirling finds out more about her.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Interview: Steve McClure makes first onsight of Nightmayer E8 6c

"Time was ticking very fast and I was in a pumpy position facing a fall onto a sky-hook. If it fell off... I searched for a panic slap option." Steve McClure talks about doing something few have done, onsighting E8. Steve also offers his thoughts on climbing dangerous routes as a dad.
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COMPETITIONS

RESULTS: La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019

Strength, determination, and a whole load of tenacity saw Nathan Phillips and Holly Toothill win the crown at the La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019. See below for the replay of the finals and a link to the full results:
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COMPETITIONS

Sport climbing one step closer to inclusion in Paris 2024 Olympics

On June 25, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted unanimously in favour of including sport climbing in the summer Olympic Games in Paris. Surfing, skateboarding and breaking (break-dancing) have also been provisionally voted in. If sport climbing does make it to Paris 2024, the competition format is likely to be different, allowing more athletes to compete and offering more chances to win medals.
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Tremadog Rockfall: Big changes

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Tremadog Rockfall: Big changes

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14/06/2019

The classic VS climbs, Shadrach and the Brothers at Craig Bwlch y Moch are sadly no more. As previously reported, some very loose dangerous blocks were identified on these routes. After a thorough inspection, the BMC had no option but to commission a professional rock-engineering company to remove the blocks. Further works remain to be done and the area remains unstable - keep clear until the works are completed!
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PRESS

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2020 is launching and you’re invited!

To celebrate the launch of the 6th annual Women in Adventure Film Competition we're putting on a night of films, talks and workshops!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering and hiking are good for our minds as well as our bodies.
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COMPETITIONS

Ultimate medal-haul for GB Paraclimbing Team at IFSC World Championships 2019

The GB Paraclimbing Team went big at the Paraclimbing World Championships 2019 in Briancon, France, and they did not disappoint. Amazing performances from a huge team of athletes culminated in a GB podium lockout, three double World Champions, and nine medals – the biggest medal haul we’ve ever seen from a GB team! Read on for more:
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Training Courses for club members

CLUBS

Training Courses for club members

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17/07/2019

Introducing a new programme of skills-training courses specifically designed for members of BMC affiliated clubs.
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COMPETITIONS

First UK adidas Ticket to Rockstars coming soon

For the first time ever, adidas Ticket to Rockstars is coming to the UK and inviting amateur climbers to become a part of a worldwide community. Participants will be able to compete for wildcard entry into one of the most spectacular events of the pro-climbing calendar, the adidas Rockstars final held in Stuttgart, Germany.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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COMPETITIONS

Molly Thompson-Smith and Will Bosi make Lead finals in Chamonix

For the first time ever, we saw British athletes compete in both the women’s and men’s final of an IFSC Lead World Cup when the GB Climbing Team headed to the legendary mountain town of Chamonix. With both Molly Thompson-Smith and Will Bosi making it through semis, we were excited to see how they’d do in the finals.
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2929/06/2019BMC London & SE Area hill walk & litter pick – the Chilterns
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606/07/2019La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships / Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger Festival
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Edward Street car park
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2020/07/2019BMC London & SE Area hill walk & litter pick – Arundel
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101/08/2019Women in Adventure Film Competition Launch 2020
Outside Cafe
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303/08/2019An Evening with Jasmin Paris – Wigton
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