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Staggering record of female-led adventure entries to the 2019 Women in Adventure Film Competition

YOUTH & EQUITY

Staggering record of female-led adventure entries to the 2019 Women in Adventure Film Competition

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16/01/2019

We’ve been flooded with a wave of fantastic fresh entries to the fifth annual BMC TV & Womenclimb Women in Adventure Film Competition. A whopping 33 films were entered this year, with a £1,200 prize pool up for grabs. The busy filmmakers and athletes have put down their cameras, taken off their trainers and are ready to share their doses of adventure with you.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Help shape the future of BMC TV

What makes a great outdoor film or clip for you? Now is your chance to tell us. Help shape the future of BMC TV, and you could win £100.
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MEMBERSHIP

Are you serious? Our offer on Alpine and Ski insurance is too good to miss

There's snow joke here: BMC Travel Insurance is serious about making sure our members are covered for any occurrence, which is why we provide £10 million emergency medical cover. And this winter, get 15% off all annual Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing higher: a look back at a massive year for Mend Our Mountains

Don’t be fooled – something good actually happened in 2018. With your help, Mend Our Mountains has raised more than £600,000 over the course of a year packed with spectacular events, magnificent individual efforts and big pledges of support. Here are seven of the highlights.
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Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

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28/11/2018

Did you know that you can check the winter conditions in the Lake District from anywhere? There are live monitoring systems on Great End - one of the most reliable Lakes winter crags, and another on Helvellyn - an incredibly popular but also botanically sensitive winter venue.
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SKILLS

Winter skills films series one: The Basics

Confused by crampons? Hacked off by axes? Afraid of avalanches? In association with the Association of Mountain Instructors, Lowe Alpine and DMM, BMC TV presents four series of winter skills films to help you get it white.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Nominate a volunteer for a 2019 BMC award

BMC members are invited to nominate a volunteer for an award recognising the vital contribution volunteers make to the work of the BMC.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Organisational Development Group update: January 2019

The BMC’s work assessing and implementing the recommendations of the 2017/18 Organisational Review is in full swing led by a team of dedicated volunteers.
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Instructor support for BMC clubs

CLUBS

Instructor support for BMC clubs

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18/01/2019

New support programme for members of BMC affiliated clubs. Get skilled up with an instructor from Plas y Brenin at a reduced rate!
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COMPETITIONS

Edinburgh to host IFSC European Climbing Championships

Edinburgh is set to host the International Federation of Sport Climbing’s (IFSC) European Championships 2019 for lead and speed after being awarded the Championships by the international governing body.
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CLUBS

Clubs members - get trained with Mountain Training

One of the many benefits of being a BMC club member is the ability to access Mountain Training’s schemes, to help with your personal development and potentially the development of your club as well.
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LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Peak Area: January 2019

The January 2019 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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