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Support the outdoor community

BMC ORGANISATION

Support the outdoor community

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03/04/2020

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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MEMBERSHIP

BMC office Coronavirus closing information

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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Should you go climbing outdoors and hill walking?

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Should you go climbing outdoors and hill walking?

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18/03/2020

As overseas travel is restricted and indoor walls start to close, should you be heading out climbing and hill walking?
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PRESS

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

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 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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Welsh mountains, waterfalls and coasts close

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Welsh mountains, waterfalls and coasts close

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01/04/2020

Due to Wales' devolved power to manage its own countryside access, the coronavirus lockdown has unfolded a little differently there than in England and Scotland. Following 'The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020', which came into force on 26 March, many of Snowdonia's mountains are now closed, even to locals, as is much of Pembrokeshire's coastal path; likewise for many peaks and the whole of Waterfall Country in the Brecon Beacons.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Hill Walking Event 2020 Report

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. It is a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough after the retreat of ice at the start of the current interglacial period. But you probably already knew that, especially if you joined us on the Geology Walk led by Stephen Mott at the BMC HIll Walking Event 2020.
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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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COMPETITIONS

Competition Climbing Performance Group gets underway

While climbing competitions have been postponed for the majority of the year due to Covid-19, the BMC Competitions Climbing Performance Group (CCPG) will be making good use of the forced downtime to develop and direct its work programme in the sector.
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