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Improved access to Wales?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Improved access to Wales?

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27/07/2015

Welsh Government have recently started a consultation on improving opportunities to access the outdoors of Wales for responsible recreation. The BMC, along with other recreational bodies, welcome this review and see this as a great opportunity for outdoor users to tell government what they want out of this review.
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GEAR

Revealed: the future of your climbing gear 2016

What will your climbing gear look like next year? Sarah Stirling reveals her top climbing products that will reinvent you as a lightweight, stylish climbing machine in 2016.
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COMPETITIONS

GB Junior Bouldering Team crown first ever European Junior Champion

The GB Junior Bouldering Team has just returned from an outstanding performance at the European Championships in L'Argentiere La Bessee in France. Team manager and coach Tom Greenall reports.
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SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the moves

You’ve got the right gear and a bit of background knowledge – but how do you actually go about tackling via ferrata? In this, the third and final article in our series, Ian Fenton and Dan Middleton offer up their top tips.
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Weathering a storm: how to survive when lightning strikes

SKILLS

Weathering a storm: how to survive when lightning strikes

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23/07/2015

It isn’t just winter that brings threatening weather to the British hills. Summer storms can be fatal – so what should you do to stay safe?
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GEAR

Crampons recalled by Camp

The manufacturer Camp has recently announced recalls of some of its models of crampons. Owners of affected crampons should contact the retailer from whom they purchased the crampons.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

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Had an accident and want to help others? Just had a near-miss and want to let us know anonymously? We're starting a new feature in Summit magazine, called Scenario, and we want your tales and experiences from times when it all went a bit Pete Tong.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What is the Mountain Heritage Trust?

The key role of the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) is to ensure that Britain's unique and fascinating heritage, artefacts, history, traditions and records of the people connected with its mountainous areas are conserved, documented, made accessible and, most importantly, communicated to as wide an audience as possible.
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Get into via ferrata: the gear

SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the gear

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16/07/2015

The winning combination of new “iron ways” being put up across the Alpine regions, and modern equipment means that more people are having a go at via ferrata each year. In the second part of this series, we look at the gear you’ll need to get started.
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SKILLS

Sharpen your skills with a BMC Winter Lecture this November

Are you a would-be winter warrior? Don't miss the BMC winter skills lectures this November: the ideal way to get set for the season.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Pembroke demon route slain by strong Steve McClure

Steve McClure – BMC ambassador and all-round rock wad – has just repeated the hardest trad climb in Pembroke: Choronzon (E10 7a), and also ticked Muy Caliente! (E9/10 6c). We find out the details.
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SKILLS

The unmissable event for student clubs!

The BMC Student Safety and Good Practice Seminar is a must if you're involved in running a student climbing, hill walking or mountaineering club. There are some last minute places still available.
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303/07/2015BMC North East Climbing & Walking Festival 2015
Highburn House Country Holiday Park
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909/07/2015Doug Scott lecture: The Three Peaks: Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga – Norwich
Edith Cavell Building
1010/07/2015Kendal Mountain Festival World Tour Film Night - Cardiff
New Theatre
1111/07/2015Senior BBC – Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger Festival
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Yorkshire Dales National Park Centre
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The Vaynol Arms
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2020/07/2015This Girl Can Climb London
The Castle Climbing Centre
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The Castle Climbing Centre
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Peak District
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Portland
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