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Staggering record of female-led adventure entries to the 2019 Women in Adventure Film Competition

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Staggering record of female-led adventure entries to the 2019 Women in Adventure Film Competition

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16/01/2019

We’ve been flooded with a wave of fantastic fresh entries to the fifth annual BMC TV & Womenclimb Women in Adventure Film Competition. A whopping 33 films were entered this year, with a £1,200 prize pool up for grabs. The busy filmmakers and athletes have put down their cameras, taken off their trainers and are ready to share their doses of adventure with you.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Help shape the future of BMC TV

What makes a great outdoor film or clip for you? Now is your chance to tell us. Help shape the future of BMC TV, and you could win £100.
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MEMBERSHIP

Are you serious? Our offer on Alpine and Ski insurance is too good to miss

There's snow joke here: BMC Travel Insurance is serious about making sure our members are covered for any occurrence, which is why we provide £10 million emergency medical cover. And this winter, get 15% off all annual Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing higher: a look back at a massive year for Mend Our Mountains

Don’t be fooled – something good actually happened in 2018. With your help, Mend Our Mountains has raised more than £600,000 over the course of a year packed with spectacular events, magnificent individual efforts and big pledges of support. Here are seven of the highlights.
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Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

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28/11/2018

Did you know that you can check the winter conditions in the Lake District from anywhere? There are live monitoring systems on Great End - one of the most reliable Lakes winter crags, and another on Helvellyn - an incredibly popular but also botanically sensitive winter venue.
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SKILLS

Winter skills films series one: The Basics

Confused by crampons? Hacked off by axes? Afraid of avalanches? In association with the Association of Mountain Instructors, Lowe Alpine and DMM, BMC TV presents four series of winter skills films to help you get it white.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Nominate a volunteer for a 2019 BMC award

BMC members are invited to nominate a volunteer for an award recognising the vital contribution volunteers make to the work of the BMC.
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LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Peak Area: January 2019

The January 2019 issue of the BMC Peak Area Newsletter is now online, keeping you informed about what’s happening in the region, including details of the next BMC Peak Area Meeting.
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New Indoor Climbing Assistant qualification from Mountain Training

SKILLS

New Indoor Climbing Assistant qualification from Mountain Training

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10/01/2019

Not ready to be an instructor, but love getting involved with running climbing sessions? Well you're in luck! A new climbing qualification has just been launched by Mountain Training, the Indoor Climbing Assistant.
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COMPETITIONS

Get roped up: the BMC Youth Open Lead 2019

The BMC Youth Open Lead competition will take place at The Big Depot in Leeds on Saturday 6 April 2019 (Please note: this is a change from the originally announced venue due to council work that may effect roads at that time). Competitors will pit their strength against two tricky qualification routes to try and claim a place in the final. Will you be signing up?
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COMPETITIONS

YCS 2019: Round 1 Start Times

We hope you’re all looking forward to the first round of the Youth Climbing Series 2019 this Saturday 12 January. The format for the boulder round is three hours, ten problems and five attempts per problem. You can find the start times for your region below.
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COMPETITIONS

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The BMC Youth Open Bouldering Event is a great competition for all enthusiasts and will take place at Rock Over Climbing Centre in Manchester, the home of the GB Senior Squad's training wall, on 16 February 2019.
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