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Emma Twyford and The Big Bang: coming to a Facebook Watch Party

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Emma Twyford and The Big Bang: coming to a Facebook Watch Party

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08/04/2020

Join us to watch the award-winning BMC TV Big Bang film in a Facebook Watch Party on Friday 17 April. Then chat to top climber Emma Twyford and filmmaker David Petts if you've got any questions.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Outdoor gear companies: now manufacturing coronavirus solutions

Across the globe, outdoor gear manufacturers are coming up with creative ways to help frontline workers deal with the coronavirus pandemic. From converting snorkels into ventilator parts to sewing masks and gowns, Sarah Stirling investigates.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC intention to hold virtual AGM

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the current pandemic, the BMC is inviting comments on having a virtual meeting for the 2020 AGM.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Support the outdoor community

It’s time to show our love for the outdoor community and help all those that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how to show your support:
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BMC office Coronavirus closing information

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BMC office Coronavirus closing information

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24/03/2020

Following the latest advice from the government, the BMC office in Manchester is temporarily closing from 5pm on Tuesday 24 March. We'll be back as soon as we can - until then stay safe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing and hill walking: it’s time to put it on hold

The BMC and mountain rescue teams advise all climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to stay in their home area and put all climbing and hill walking on hold.
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MEMBERSHIP

Which BMC events are cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus?

Here is the updated list of all cancelled or postponed BMC events:
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Should you go climbing outdoors and hill walking?

As overseas travel is restricted and indoor walls start to close, should you be heading out climbing and hill walking?
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How does Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect your BMC Travel Insurance policy?

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How does Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect your BMC Travel Insurance policy?

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17/03/2020

Coronavirus has hit the headlines and is disrupting travel around the world. If you’re planning a trip and have BMC Travel Insurance, what should you know about Coronavirus?
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BMC ORGANISATION

Coronavirus: a statement from the BMC President, Chair & CEO

The BMC remains fully operational and will do its utmost to support the best interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers, and our friends in the outdoor industry and climbing walls sector through this exceptionally difficult period.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC Board of Directors: April 2020 meeting summary

A scheduled meeting of the Board was held on 1 April (10:00 until 13:30). Because of the restrictions arising from the Covid-19 situation, this was held as a virtual meeting with a restricted agenda. Prior to this, additional one-hour virtual meetings had been held on the evenings of 26 March and 30 March in order to progress consideration of key issues relating to financial and human resources.
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CLUBS

Covid 19, club meets, club huts, frequently asked questions

Those who are running clubs and managing huts are naturally concerned about the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on club activities and hut access at present. This page collates answers to questions that you have been asking the BMC. It directs clubs and hut managers to additional supporting information.
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