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WALLS

Could you be a better climber?

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09/04/2021

This is it. It’s what we’ve all been waiting for. The climbing walls are re-opening and it’s time to chalk, crimp and chug some great coffee. To help refresh those essential safety skills before your first session back, check out our new short films.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wales Lockdown ending sooner than anticipated?

The Welsh Government have announced that due to the improving coronavirus situation in Wales dates for the return of sport have been brought forward.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

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It's time to watch all the amazing Women in Adventure films entered for the 2021 BMC TV film competition! We’ve been flooded with a wave of fantastic fresh entries and have 32 new female-led adventure films to share with you. Ready, set, watch!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Respect the Wild: don

As Britain escapes lockdown, home-grown adventure is set to explode this summer. But what special skills do you need to know if you’re heading up into the wilds of our hills and mountains? To help everyone Respect The Wild, we've launched a new series of advice codes and films that reveal the secrets for sustainable and successful wilderness trips.
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Covid19: what will change from 29th March in England?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Covid19: what will change from 29th March in England?

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26/03/2021

From 29th March, changes to the Covid regulations in England will mean some limited relaxation of the current rules around outdoor activity. Below is a summary of the main changes which will affect climbers and hill walkers based on the information available at the time of writing. Government guidance may continue to evolve and we will update this article if needed as more information becomes available.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Love where you climb: Respect the Rock

Outdoor climbing is a real experience on natural crags. Now, these special places need your help to protect them for the future. Remember to leave no trace, think of your impact on the environment and respect others.
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CYMRU

BMC Cymru launches manifesto for climbing and hill-walking

BMC Cymru, the Welsh arm of the BMC is really pleased to announce the launch of its “Manifesto for Climbing and Hillwalking in Wales”. Welsh people will be going to the polls for the Senedd elections on May 6th to vote for a new Government for Wales. It’s now more important than ever for our members to put forward the case for climbing and hill walking in Wales to Welsh politicians and legislators.
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SKILLS

First climb? Think Twice

After lockdown, the first outdoor climb of the year is going to feel extra special. Remember, however, take time to buff the shine back into those unused skills and think about everything twice.
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Bird restrictions: can you climb there?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Bird restrictions: can you climb there?

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23/03/2021

If you're heading out to the crags, don’t forget about the birds. With Covid-19 restrictions lifting in the near future, don't forget that there could be nesting birds on some climbs.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Your vote matters: notice of BMC AGM 2021

Have your say, make your voice count and vote at the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) on Saturday 15 May. Once again, the AGM is being held as an online/virtual meeting, there will be no physical meeting place.
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GUIDEBOOKS

Eastoterica: the East London climbing & sculpture guide

Guidebooks have never been more niche: the East London park boulders now have their own poster mini-guide that includes a little of their history and if you're into Eastoterica, you can get it from the BMC Shop. If you've never heard of them, then read on:
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

No Moor BBQs: Help us extinguish disposable BBQs

Each year, moorland fires have a devastating effect on wildlife, livestock and people, and can often destroy the underlying peat that is crucial in our fight against climate change. Worldwide, peatland contains more than 550 gigatonnes of carbon, twice as much carbon as all of the world’s forests.
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