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Snowdonia's power struggle: Is hydroelectric a threat to our landscapes?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia's power struggle: Is hydroelectric a threat to our landscapes?

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27/05/2015

The controversial Cwm Glas hydro power development has put the spotlight on similar schemes within Snowdonia National Park. Should climbers and walkers be concerned?
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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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Peak Limestone North Web Support

GUIDEBOOKS

Peak Limestone North Web Support

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27/05/2015

May 2015 sees the launch of the latest BMC guidebook, Peak Limestone North. This gives coverage to the crags in the northern area of the Peak – Stoney Middleton, Water-cum-Jolly, Chee Dale, Raven Tor, Ravensdale, Harpur Hill, Smalldale and may more besides. As a new development for BMC guides, some aspects of this book have been moved online. This is a page to direct you to these online resources.
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LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Peak Area

The June 2015 issue of the BMC Peak Area newsletter is now online, keeping you informed about what’s happening in the region.
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CLUBS

Clubs Seminar 2015 Report

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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Peak Limestone North: shining brighter than a Stoney foothold

GUIDEBOOKS

Peak Limestone North: shining brighter than a Stoney foothold

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25/05/2015

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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YOUTH & EQUITY

Midlands Paraclimbing Competition 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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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 (Cancelled)
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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