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Go big: discounts on annual BMC Alpine and Ski insurance

MEMBERSHIP

Go big: discounts on annual BMC Alpine and Ski insurance

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01/12/2016

Go big this winter. Annual BMC Alpine and Ski insurance is only £136. Now there's no reason to stay at home.
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INTERNATIONAL

First Brit to summit all 82 Alpine 4,000m peaks

Steve Hartland has become the first known Brit to complete the UIAA list of 82 peaks over 4,000m in the Alps, an achievement that has taken over 30 years to complete. John Allen takes a look the history surrounding this incredible feat.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Breaking barriers: The BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2016

Medical professionals united under a common interest in climbing at the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2016. In a year when climbing enters the Olympics, growth and development were the key themes; specialist physio Paul Welford reports.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC office: Christmas & New Year closure

The BMC office will be closed for Christmas and New Year from 5,00pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will reopen for business at 9.00am on Tuesday 3 January 2017. For information about BMC Travel Insurance and shopping online during the holiday period, read on.
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How to crush like Ondra: 8 tips for your next climbing trip

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to crush like Ondra: 8 tips for your next climbing trip

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05/12/2016

It was a bold goal, even for the world's strongest climber. Despite having never set foot on a big wall or done much trad, Adam just became the first person to lead every pitch of the world's hardest big wall free-climb: the Dawn Wall. We got Sarah Stirling to delve into his diary and dig out all his secrets.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Celebrate Hard Rock with our new tees and hoodies

Wrap up Christmas early with our new men's clothing range, featuring a unique design from the talented Liam Dangerfield and inspired by Ken Wilson's tome of epic rock climbs: Hard Rock. All available in time for Christmas from our shop.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

New BMC clothing: the art of the Camdala

We've got Christmas covered with our funky new women's clothing range with unique designs from acclaimed artist Tessa Lyons. All available in time for Christmas from the BMC Shop.
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Blue skies and cloud inversions: BMC volunteers bring walkers together on Kinder

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Blue skies and cloud inversions: BMC volunteers bring walkers together on Kinder

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29/11/2016

A group of hill walkers enjoyed the Peak District at its best last weekend with a spectacular walk led by BMC volunteers on Kinder Scout.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Get out in The Peak: the BMC Youth Climbing Meet 2017

Join one of the BMC and DMM's youth climbing meets in 2017, a weekend of classic climbs, good socials, and an evening lecture on the Saturday night. The first will take place 25-26 March 2017 at Froggatt in the Peak District.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

What is the future of off-piste heaven La Grave?

“Regarding La Grave there is a massive amount of misinformation, badly written articles resulting from poor research, and quite a lot of simple lies. Even Donald Trump would blush at some of the recent comments.” Sarah Stirling sorts fact from fiction concerning the future of the brilliantly backwards mountain village of La Grave.
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SKILLS

FUNdamentals of Climbing workshops: Plas y Brenin

Whether climbing or coaching indoors, on the crags, or in the Alps, our FUNdamentals workshops cover a range of themes that will broaden your knowledge and improve your coaching. Get all the skills with this course at the home of Mountain Training, Plas y Brenin.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2828/11/2016Yorkshire Area Meeting & AGM and Emma Flaherty talk
The Wheatley Arms
2929/11/2016Make Winter Count: Skills Lecture (Plymouth)
University of St Mark & St John
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303/12/2016Red Spider Climbing 1st birthday party – Fareham
Red Spider Climbing
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808/12/2016Brit Rock Film Tour – Glasgow
The Climbing Academy
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1010/12/2016BMC & Climb Scotland Paraclimbing Series – Round 4
Newcastle Climbing Centre
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1313/12/2016Brit Rock Film Tour – Sheffield
Showroom Cinema
1414/12/2016South Wales Area Meeting
Up and Under
1515/12/2016Brit Rock Film Tour – Glasgow
The Climbing Academy
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