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Win £100: by telling us what you think about the BMC

BMC ORGANISATION

Win £100: by telling us what you think about the BMC

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21/07/2017

An independent organisational review of the BMC is well underway and the next step the review team is taking is to perform a membership survey. Read on to find out more about the survey, how to take part and how to win one of three £100 cash prizes.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Lake District UNESCO status: hill walkers and climbers react

The recent awarding of world heritage site status to the Lake District has reignited debates about how England’s most prized mountain landscape should best be cared for. What do hill walkers, climbers and BMC volunteers think?
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

Heading off for an Alpine adventure? Stay safe and pack our BMC Travel Insurance, now with 25% off annual European Alpine & Ski policies!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Summer Rocks! Book your BMC travel insurance now

We love summer and we love bargains! So we're giving everyone 15% off all European single-trip rock policies until 31 October 2017. That means 10-day travel insurance for rock climbing costs only £37.
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Steve McClure goes guns out for the Triple Crown

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Steve McClure goes guns out for the Triple Crown

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21/07/2017

To earn the Triple Crown, Steve McClure had to climb the UK’s three best sport routes, on the UK’s three best sport cliffs, all 8a+, all in a day, and he had to travel between them under his own steam. How did it go? And did he do it?
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb Mont Blanc

Get the inside knowledge: Chamonix-based Mountain Guides Will Sim and Stuart MacDonald offer the wealth of their experience for those thinking of ticking the highest point in Western Europe.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The 6 Best European DWS destinations that aren’t Mallorca!

The popularity of deep water soloing (DWS) continues to attract many thrill-seekers to the mecca that is Mallorca. But what about all the other prime coastlines in Europe? Unfortunately, a comprehensive guidebook for all DWS locations has yet to be written, but don't let that put you off! We've rounded up six of the best alternative destinations full of locals psyched for climbing above the sea.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

BMC Peak 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 last one for this year will take place 23-24 September 2017 at Froggatt in the Peak District.
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Nick Bond: 1961-2017

BMC ORGANISATION

Nick Bond: 1961-2017

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17/07/2017

The BMC is sad to announce the death of Nick Bond, a long-serving BMC volunteer, who passed away on Monday 10 July following a brave battle against lung cancer.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Creating new opportunities in partnership with Sense

The BMC and Sense, the national charity that supports people who are deafblind, have sensory impairments or complex needs, have recently partnered up to develop an action plan aimed at encouraging more people with sight and hearing impairments to get involved in rock climbing.
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SKILLS

How to climb 8a in 10 easy steps

So you’ve breached the 7a barrier, but what’s next? It might seem like a lofty goal, but maybe it’s time to give 8a a serious think. All you need is the right 8a, a shot of determination (not the vodka kind), and to read this 10 easy steps on how to climb 8a from BMC ambassador James McHaffie.
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