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BMC Hill walking symposium aims to inspire volunteers - programme now available

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Hill walking symposium aims to inspire volunteers - programme now available

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01/11/2018

Are you a hill walker wanting to get more involved with the BMC? Are you passionate about big issues affecting the hills and mountains, like litter, erosion, open access or rewilding? Then come along to the BMC Hill Walking Symposium - there are a few places still available.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Crowdfunding push and EOCA success takes Mend Our Mountains up to £520,000

After an £118,500 crowdfunding push and success in a Europe-wide conservation award, the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal to raise funds for path repair and combat erosion across Britain has climbed past half a million pounds in total, with some of its biggest projects well on the way to being funded.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Kendal Mountain Festival: our top 5 picks

Kendal Mountain Festival is fast approaching. To help you make the weekend count, we've put together our top five picks. All currently have tickets still available, but don't wait too long...
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Brit Rock: back and blazing

The Brit Rock Film Tour is back, and this time it’s on fire. This home-grown film tour – supported by BMC TV – has all the best new climbing films from the UK’s top adventure filmmakers.
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Sea-cliff secrets: discover the new BMC TV series

SKILLS

Sea-cliff secrets: discover the new BMC TV series

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01/10/2018

Are you ready for sea-cliff climbing adventures? Check out the new five-part BMC TV skills series to discover the skills and techniques that you'll need for this new environment.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad: latest update

The GB National Development Squad Selection event is taking place this weekend. As of 3pm today we can now confirm the places available in each category at the selection event.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Is the secret of the Welsh slate quarries finally out?

The slate quarries of north-west Wales have just been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. How does that affect climbers and walkers?
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

A brief history of the Welsh slate quarries

The slate quarries of north-west Wales have just been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Once, slate carved from here was sent all around the world, literally roofing the Industrial Revolution. Then the industry largely collapsed, leaving behind prescient apocalyptic wonderlands for outdoor-lovers to explore. The second-largest of these quarries, Dinorwig, has in particular become a climbers' paradise. But where did it all begin, and when did the climbers move in?
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Organisational Development Group update: November 2018

BMC ORGANISATION

Organisational Development Group update: November 2018

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12/11/2018

An update on recent progress made by the Organisational Development Group (ODG) in its oversight of the work required to take forward organisational change within the BMC, and a request for feedback from members.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Ben Tibbetts becomes second Brit to summit all 4,000m UIAA Alpine peaks

Ben Tibbetts, adventure photographer and IFMGA mountain guide, has now become the second British climber to summit all 82 of the 4,000m Alpine peaks recognised by the UIAA. However, the accolades to the achievement were only secondary to his goal to finish off his long-term project, the beautiful photo guidebook Alpenglow.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad and Selection Event Update

Latest information on the forthcoming GB National Development Squad Selection event on 17 and 18 November 2018 at Awesome Walls, Sheffield.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climb-it Change: 10 tips to mitigate it

The current outlook for climate change appears extremely serious with the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2018 report showing that urgent action is required now to stop some of its worst effects which may be on the doorstep much earlier than expected, potentially only 11-20 years away.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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101/11/2018The role of the Technical Advisor
British Mountaineering Council, The Old Church
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303/11/2018Training Day for Committee Members
Awesome Walls Sheffield
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1010/11/2018BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel
1111/11/2018Act of Rembrance – Great Gable
Great Gable summit
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1919/11/2018BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting & Area AGM & Steph Dwyer talk
The Wheatley Arms
2020/11/2018BMC Cymru South Wales Area Meeting & Area AGM & Rhoslyn Frugtniet talk
Up and Under
2121/11/2018BMC Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM & Annual Quiz
The Maynard
2222/11/2018BMC London & South East Area Meeting & Area AGM & Kyrgyzstan talk
The Old King's Head
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2424/11/2018BMC South West Area Meeting & Area AGM
Nova Scotia Hotel
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2727/11/2018Dennis Gray lecture – A History of Climbing in West Yorkshire
Leeds Central Library
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2929/11/2018BMC North East Area Meeting & Area AGM & Haute Route talk
Newcastle Climbing Centre
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