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Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry die on Ben Hope

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry die on Ben Hope

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07/02/2019

Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry, two highly experienced climbers, have died in a fall on Ben Hope.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC AGM weekend 2019

This year, the BMC AGM is heading to Buxton. Join BMC President Lynn Robinson for the annual President's dinner and Volunteer Awards on Saturday night, and then have your vote on the running of the BMC on Sunday.
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PRESS

Tickets go on sale for BMC Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2019

This year ShAFF 2019 coincides with our 75th anniversary, and we are inviting festival-goers to join the celebrations with special discounted tickets available to BMC members!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia

This week, the Snowdonia National Park Authority called for mountaineers to ‘stay away’ from Snowdonia due to winter conditions. The BMC would like to clarify that the responsibility for decisions around what a mountaineer does in the mountain environment lies with the individual themselves.
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Access successes in South West

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Access successes in South West

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31/01/2019

From Lundy to Cheddar, Wintour's Leap to Ebbor Gorge, our access team have been working hard in the South West recently. A number of issues have been resolved, check out this access update for all the details.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

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

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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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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Winter skills films series one: The Basics

SKILLS

Winter skills films series one: The Basics

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22/11/2018

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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COMPETITIONS

YCS 2019: Round 3 Start Times

We hope you’re all looking forward to the third round of the Youth Climbing Series 2019 on Saturday 2 March. 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

Join the 2019 Paraclimbing Team

Are you interested in joining the Paraclimbing Team for 2019? Then don't miss the open selection event taking place on Saturday 9 March at The Quay Climbing Centre.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Congratulations to the 2019 BMC Volunteer Award winners

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 BMC Volunteer Awards. From former presidents to GB Climbing Team members, Mountain Training experts to local festival organisers, all of them will win a specially-commissioned award from legendary Chamonix artist Andy Parkin.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2929/01/2019BMC North West Area Meeting & Liz Fowler talk
Sedgley Park Rugby Club
3030/01/2019BMC Lakes Area Meeting
Penrith Leisure Centre
3131/01/2019BMC North East Area Meeting & Jon Punshon talk
Durham Climbing Centre
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404/02/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
Big Depot Climbing
505/02/2019Everest: The Untold Story of Griffith Pugh – Stockport
The Heatons Sports Clubs
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909/02/2019Welsh Climbing Championship
Beacon Climbing Centre
1010/02/2019West Bromwich MC coach meet – Langdale (open invitation to BMC members)
Edward Street car park
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1313/02/2019FREE SOLO - Stunning film about Alex Honnold
The Kirkgate
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1616/02/2019Youth Open Bouldering
Rockover Climbing Centre
1717/02/2019Avon Gorge Scrub Clearance 2019
Avon Gorge Main Wall
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1919/02/2019LIFE OF JOHN TYNDALL
Skiddaw Hotel
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202/03/2019BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – Surrey Hills
Haslemere rail station
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