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How to scramble: Jack's Rake

SKILLS

How to scramble: Jack's Rake

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25/03/2015

Jack’s Rake is a popular Grade 1 scramble in the Lake District – but it’s by no means an easy proposition. We look at the skills you’ll need to tackle this classic route.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

This Girl Can: Instagram

Want to win a climbing session with top climbers and BMC ambassadors Shauna Coxsey, Hazel Findlay, Fran Brown or Molly Thompson-Smith? To celebrate the This Girl Can campaign, we’re launching a brand-new Instagram competition.
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BMC ORGANISATION

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Join us at Plas y Brenin in North Wales for the BMC's annual weekend AGM gathering (24-26 April). The actual AGM takes place at 10.30 on Saturday 25 April 2015 followed by a programme of informal events and opportunities to get out to walk, climb and socialise with other BMC members.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

May 2015: Let’s make this the Outdoor Election

There are huge benefits to getting outdoors for the health, wealth and happiness of the nation - but are politicians listening? With the election looming, we are launching a campaign to make the 2015 election the ‘Outdoor Election.’
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Mental Health Charter signed by BMC

YOUTH & EQUITY

Mental Health Charter signed by BMC

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26/03/2015

The BMC has signed The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation to help remove stigma and prejudice around mental health.
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CLUBS

Club meets for new members: do

Thinking of running a meet to attract new members to you club? Follow these handy hints for success.
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MEMBERSHIP

Stay cool at the crag this summer with the new BMC trad tee-shirts

Spring is definitely in the air this week, and that's got us looking forward to summer - so our sell-out summer trad tees are back. Pre-order yours from the BMC shop now!
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HUTS

BMC Hut Seminar 2015 a great success

The 2015 BMC Hut Seminar was held on 14th March, at the BMC office in Manchester. The seminar was well attended and we've received generally very positive feedback from delegates about the day.
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BMC Route Setting Workshop

WALLS

BMC Route Setting Workshop

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20/03/2015

If you want to learn about the fundamentals of route setting, then we've got the workshop for you!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC TV at Shaff

Any plans for the weekend? Good news: whether you’re heading to the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival or flopping on the couch, you can get a full dose of BMC TV magic.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Ben Briggs: extreme skiing on the Ben

Poor conditions and high avalanche risks: it's not been a great ski season in Chamonix, so British steep skier Ben Briggs decided to head to Scotland instead, and see what he could do on the Ben...
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Totally bananas: winter grade 12 for Boswell

This March, Greg Boswell gave Scotland its second-ever grade XII/12 winter route: Banana Wall in Coire an Lochain, Cairngorms. We tracked him down to find out exactly what climbing grade 12 is like.
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LATEST BMC VIDEOS

INTERNATIONAL

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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk: Rocklands 2013

25/09/2013

In the summer of 2013 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk spent six weeks in Rocklands, South Africa. Over the coming weeks BMC TV will release four short films showing some of her accomplishments whilst there. From highballs to lowballs, crimps to slopers, tech to burl, follow Mina on her journey to battle frustration and reap the rewards in one of the most beautiful, picturesque climbing areas in the world. This trailer will whet your appetite for what's to come!
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GEAR

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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505/03/2015North East Area Meeting & Everest trek talk
Durham Climbing Centre
606/03/2015Llanberis Mountain Film Festival
Electric Mountain
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1010/03/2015Solo Across Antarctica: an evening with Felicity Aston – Stockport
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1111/03/2015BMC Alpine Skills Lecture (Nottingham)
Nottingham Trent University (Clifton Campus)
1212/03/2015BMC Alpine Skills Lecture (Bangor)
Bangor University
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1414/03/2015BMC Huts Seminar
BMC Office
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1717/03/2015BMC Alpine Skills Lecture (Plymouth)
University of St York & St John
1818/03/2015BMC Alpine Skills Lecture (Bristol)
University of Bristol
1919/03/2015BMC Alpine Skills Lecture (London)
University College London
2020/03/2015Sheffield Adventure Film Festival
The Showroom
2121/03/2015BMC Youth Climbing Series - Round 3
Lakeland Climbing Centre
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2626/03/2015International Congress on Mountaineering – Zaragoza, Spain
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