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Six things to consider before planning a route on the fells with your dog

GENERAL

Six things to consider before planning a route on the fells with your dog

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24/06/2022

One of the biggest draws to dog owners in the UK is the chance to explore and discover the beautiful surroundings we have in our upland areas. It is important that you don’t just consider yourselves but also your dogs’ abilities when it comes to heading out fell walking with your pooch. Here's six things crucial bits to consider when route planning a hike with your dog.
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COMPETITIONS

Youth Climbing Series

The BMC Youth Climbing Series is a climbing competition for young people. The series is extremely popular and attracts hundreds of young climbers nationwide.
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COMPETITIONS

GB Climbing at Innsbruck World Cup 2022

It’s wall-to-wall action in the Austrian capital with a Paraclimbing World Cup (June 21 – 22), Bouldering World Cup (June 23 - 24) and Lead World Cup (25 – 26 June).
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Finding joy in the outdoors with Queer Out Here

Founder of the LGBTQIA+ walking group located in the North West of England, Ailish Breen and members of the welcoming community group Queer Out Here shine the light on what it’s like to join one of their hiking events.
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Tribute to BMC Cymru Access Rep Tom Furey

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Tribute to BMC Cymru Access Rep Tom Furey

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16/06/2022

BMC Access Rep for Wales and a well-known face in the outdoor and climbing community, Tom Furey died on Saturday 11 June whilst climbing in North Wales. Tom Carrick, BMC Access Officer for Wales and close friend of Tom’s, pays a personal tribute to the well-loved and highly respected outdoor instructor.
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MEMBERSHIP

Head high with BMC Travel Insurance

BMC Travel Insurance has got you covered as you head off abroad in search of that mountain high.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC launches Crag and Upland Restoration Fund: invitation for applications

The BMC has set up a new £10,000 per year fund to support volunteer led environmental initiatives and work days to improve crags and upland areas across England and Wales.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC agrees new Environmental & Sustainability Policy

Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, habitat loss and the surge in popularity of outdoor activities; these are just some of the reasons the BMC Board of Directors recently agreed a new Environmental & Sustainability Policy for the organisation.
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What's the carbon footprint of flying to climbing and trekking destinations?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What's the carbon footprint of flying to climbing and trekking destinations?

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03/06/2022

How can we explore the planet and still protect it? It is a paradox for many in the mountaineering community that our love for the mountains, exploration and nature can also contribute to the damage being done to our finely balanced, and therefore fragile, environment. Mairéad Brown breaks down the carbon cost of journeys from London out to several key climbing and trekking destinations abroad and offers alternative modern climate conscious solutions.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC Area Meeting dates

Come along to the next meeting in your BMC Area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
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CYMRU

Gwyl Hongian Festival

Hongian Climbing and Hill Walking Festival took part in Blaenau Ffestiniog over the last weekend in May. Celebrating the local climbing, walking, history and culture. This was the first festival of its type in the area. Cymerodd Gŵyl Dringo a Cherdded Hongian ym Mlaenau Ffestiniog dros y penwythnos diwethaf ym mis Mai. Dathlu'r dringo, cerdded, hanes a diwylliant lleol. Hon oedd yr ŵyl gyntaf o'i bath yn yr ardal.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Win Gear in June: Cotswold Outdoor Monthly Prize Draw

Every month we team up with our partners Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock so our members can be in with a chance to win prizes from some top-notch outdoor brands. Check out this month's prize draw.
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