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London calling: BMC area seeks new volunteers

LOCAL AREAS

London calling: BMC area seeks new volunteers

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21/05/2015

We’re running an important volunteer recruitment drive in the BMC London & South East Area, so if you live in the region and want to put something back into the activities you love, read on.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

TremFest 2015: a work and play day at Tremadog

It's May, it's Wales, it's time for the jamboree that is TremFest 2015! Your chance to give something back to the crags you derive so much enjoyment from. Put the date in your diary - Saturday 30 May - when work and play combine to celebrate all that is good about Tremadog.
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INTERNATIONAL

Another Nepal quake: climbers turned aid workers tell how you can help

When their expeditions were aborted by the first major earthquake, a number of mountaineers decided to stay in Nepal and help with aid work. Here two of them describe the aftermath of the second earthquake. It hit just 42 miles west of Namche Bazaar, the last big town on the walking trail to Everest.
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INTERNATIONAL

Lend a hand: donate unique items to BMC eBay auction for Nepal

In response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the BMC is calling on mountaineers and the wider outdoor community to pledge items for an exciting charity auction to raise funds for the people of Nepal.
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Clubs Seminar 2015 Report

CLUBS

Clubs Seminar 2015 Report

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26/05/2015

A report from the 2015 BMC Clubs Seminar, with links to presentations from the event.
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MEMBERSHIP

Hill walkers: 5 things the BMC did with your money last year

Wondering what happens to your membership money? Here are a few ways that we made your cash count last year.
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GUIDEBOOKS

Peak Limestone North: shining brighter than a Stoney foothold

Like the lime? You'll love Peak Limestone North: the new definitive guide to Peak limestone by the BMC guidebook team. Coming very soon.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Weekend warning: Ben Nevis is plastered in snow

On the eve of the Bank Holiday weekend, the top of Scotland's highest mountain is covered in snow two metres deep. Walkers planning to climb it are urged to be cautious.
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Midlands Paraclimbing Competition 2015

YOUTH & EQUITY

Midlands Paraclimbing Competition 2015

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21/05/2015

The West Midlands Paraclimbing Competition will take place on 6 June at Wolf Mountain in Wolverhampton.
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SKILLS

New Rock Climbers

Packed with tips for climbing outside, our free booklet New Rock Climbers is a must for the budding rock climber.
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HUTS

Weekend booking at the Whillans hut

How does waking up, having breakfast and then climbing a route less than 100 metres from your door sound? The Don Whillans hut sits underneath the Roaches and due to a late cancellation, is available for a weekend booking at short notice. So, don't delay, book the hut today!
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INTERNATIONAL

Dean Potter 1972-2015

One of the world's most notable rock climbers, highliners and BASE jumpers, 43-year old Dean Potter, was killed on Saturday the 16th May when attempting a wingsuit flight from Taft Point on the southern rim of Yosemite Valley.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2727/04/2015Steve McClure: Beyond Limits – London
Waterloo Campus, King's College
2828/04/2015BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass with Emma Twyford (Stockport)
Awesome Walls Stockport
2929/04/2015BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass with Emma Twyford (Kendal)
Lakeland Climbing Centre
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1010/05/2015Skyline MC Outdoor Climbing Day
Bamford Edge
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1414/05/2015Keswick Mountain Festival 2015
Crow Park
1515/05/2015BMC Equity Symposium
YHA Castleton
1616/05/2015Training Novice Club Members weekend
Plas y Brenin
1717/05/2015Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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2323/05/2015South Wales Area Meeting
Bosherton Village Hall
2424/05/2015Envirotrek North Wales
Padarn Country Park,
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3030/05/2015TremFest 2015
Eric Jones' Cafe
3131/05/2015A Walk through Climbing History: Froggatt Edge
Grindleford Railway Station Cafe
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202/06/2015North Wales Area Meeting
The Vaynol Arms
303/06/2015Midlands Area Meeting & Gary Gibson talk
BEST WESTERN PLUS Manor Hotel
404/06/2015Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture: the first ascent of Kangchenjunga - London
Royal Geographical Society
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606/06/2015BMC/MCS Junior Boulder Cup 2015 - Round 2
The Climbing Academy
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