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Black Diamond recall carabiners and slings

GEAR

Black Diamond recall carabiners and slings

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05/02/2016

Black Diamond have issued two voluntary recalls for select items of equipment including carabiners and nylon slings. Quickdraw sets comprising affected carabiners are also included in the recall. Find out how to check if your gear is affected and what to do below.
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MEMBERSHIP

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Ready to hit the steep stuff this winter? Don't forget to pack BMC Travel Insurance. With our special winter offer, eight days Alpine & Ski European cover is just £59. Plus, we've launched a sled-load of other cash-saving improvements.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Stand-up for the climate and #showthelove

Use #showthelove to join the BMC’s Instagram competition and support the Climate Coalition’s campaign that to highlight the potential impacts of climate change.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

James McHaffie: dark lord of British climbing reveals his 2015 ticklist

The under-the-radar climbing wad reveals what he actually climbed last year, what motivates him, and what his plans and goals are for the future: including climbs as well as a career change.
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BMC Coaching Climbing Symposium is back!

SKILLS

BMC Coaching Climbing Symposium is back!

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08/02/2016

Join us at the Depot Climbing Centre in Manchester this October for our biennial Coaching Climbing Symposium.
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WALLS

MPs showcase bouldering as a fun and healthy family activity

BMC President Rehan Siddiqui along with his family hosted a bouldering session for two North West MPs along with their families at the new Depot Bouldering Centre in Manchester.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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INTERNATIONAL

2016 BMC Winter International Meet: wild weather and friendships formed

The meet has come to an end; the guests have packed their bags, taken one last look at the Scottish mountains and headed for home, with memories of fantastic routes and challenging conditions. Host Tom Livingstone reports on the week’s events.
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Climbers With Cancer: apply now for a grant

BMC ORGANISATION

Climbers With Cancer: apply now for a grant

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01/02/2016

The BMC is pleased to launch its Climbers With Cancer grant scheme, and welcomes applications from climbers and walkers who have cancer and who require funds for a personal goal or project.
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COMPETITIONS

Rabenstein hosts spectacular finale of UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour 2016

Rabenstein was host to the grand finale of the UIAA ice climbing competition season this weekend, which featured some surprising podium places, and some notable absences too. Liam Lonsdale brings us the story behind the results.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Outdoor Survey February 2016: what did you do this weekend?

What did you get up to this weekend? Did you manage to get out into the hills or get to the crag? Complete our 5-minute survey to tell us about your weekend of climbing and walking and be in with a chance of winning a set of BMC guidebooks, maps and a t-shirt.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2525/01/2016North West Area Meeting and AGM
The Black Dog
2626/01/2016Mid Wales Area Meeting
Aberystwyth Park Lodge Hotel
2727/01/2016Midlands Area Meeting with Terry Abraham film & Carey Davies talk
Old Edwardians Sports Club
2828/01/2016North Wales Area Meeting
Lodge Dinorwig
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3030/01/2016Red Spider Launch Party
Red Spider Climbing
3131/01/2016British Ski Mountaineering Championships 2016
Thollon-les-Mémises
101/02/2016Yorkshire Area Meeting & Ed Poulter 'Unexplored Karakoram' talk
The Wheatley Arms
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303/02/2016London & SE Area Meeting and Shirin Shabestari talk & film
The Devereux
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606/02/2016BMC Cymru South Wales Area Hill Walking Afternoon
Pont ar Daf car park
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1717/02/2016South Wales Area Meeting
Boulders Climbing Centre
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2020/02/2016Darwen Mountain Film Festival
The Belmont Bull
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2424/02/2016An Evening with Catherine Destivelle – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
2525/02/2016North East Area Meeting
Durham Climbing Centre
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2727/02/2016Hope Valley Adventure Film Festival 2016
Hope Valley College
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404/03/2016LLAMFF: Llanberis Mountain Film Festival 2016
Electric Mountain
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