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BMC Outdoor Survey 2015: what did you do this weekend?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Outdoor Survey 2015: what did you do this weekend?

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03/08/2015

What did you get up to this weekend? Complete our 5-minute survey to tell us about your weekend of climbing and walking and be in with a chance of winning a set of BMC guidebooks, maps and a t-shirt.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Improved access to Wales?

Welsh Government have recently started a consultation on improving opportunities to access the outdoors of Wales for responsible recreation. The BMC, along with other recreational bodies, welcome this review and see this as a great opportunity for outdoor users to tell government what they want out of this review.
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GEAR

Revealed: the future of your climbing gear 2016

What will your climbing gear look like next year? Sarah Stirling reveals her top climbing products that will reinvent you as a lightweight, stylish climbing machine in 2016.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Northumberland cleaners set sights on Peel Crag

The efforts of annual clean-ups over the past three years at Crag Lough in Northumberland have brought many routes back into condition and the crag is once again being enjoyed to full. So this year, the focus is shifting to nearby Peel Crag for the annual crag restoration festival. Come and lend a hand on Saturday 5 September.
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Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

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01/08/2015

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Show you care: help sweep Scafell Pike this Sunday

Want to help clean the famously litter-prone Scafell Pike? Join an organised litter pick this Sunday, and you might even crop up on telly.
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INTERNATIONAL

Griffith and Houseman climb Link Sar West in the Karakoram

Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman have recently returned from Pakistan, having made the first ascent of Link Sar West, a subsidiary top of Link Sar with an altitude of just under 7,000m.
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GEAR

Blue Ice Choucas harness advice

A user of a Blue Ice Choucas harness has reported a possible issue with the buckle releasing unintentionally. Investigation by the manufacturer is ongoing at the time of this post.
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GB Junior Bouldering Team crown first ever European Junior Champion

COMPETITIONS

GB Junior Bouldering Team crown first ever European Junior Champion

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27/07/2015

The GB Junior Bouldering Team has just returned from an outstanding performance at the European Championships in L'Argentiere La Bessee in France. Team manager and coach Tom Greenall reports.
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SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the moves

You’ve got the right gear and a bit of background knowledge – but how do you actually go about tackling via ferrata? In this, the third and final article in our series, Ian Fenton and Dan Middleton offer up their top tips.
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SKILLS

Weathering a storm: how to survive when lightning strikes

It isn’t just winter that brings threatening weather to the British hills. Summer storms can be fatal – so what should you do to stay safe?
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GEAR

Crampons recalled by Camp

The manufacturer Camp has recently announced recalls of some of its models of crampons. Owners of affected crampons should contact the retailer from whom they purchased the crampons.
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Mill Hill School
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2020/08/2015Leo Houlding lecture: Wildest Dreams – Uldale
Longlands Barn
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Redpoint Climbing Centre
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2727/08/2015Guernsey Climbing Festival 2015
Roquaine Bay
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