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Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million hits major milestone

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million hits major milestone

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17/07/2018

The BMC is proud to announce that four months since its public launch, the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal has passed the one third mark, having raised over £330,000 so far.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Meet Lynn Robinson – the new BMC president

It’s no exaggeration to say that Lynn might be one of the BMC’s volunteers with the broadest of contributions: from BMC guidebooks to its women’s recruitment drive, from heading the BMC’s volunteering strategy to being elected to a vice president role, now Lynn has achieved what no other woman has before, by becoming the BMC president. Let’s meet this amazing, selfless person!
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COMPETITIONS

British Bouldering Championships 2018: Report

Crushing heat and sweaty conditions didn’t hold back the crowds of spectators from watching Hannah Slaney and Nathan Phillips take the gold medal at the British Bouldering Championships 2018. And what’s more, you could watch the action live on BBC Sport.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Trail magazine chips in for Mend Our Mountains

Trail magazine have been big supporters of Mend Our Mountains from the start. Now they've stepped up to the plate with a huge £9,000 donation, courtesy of their famous gear sale at Keswick Mountain Festival
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Wild fires - how can you help?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wild fires - how can you help?

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28/06/2018

The recent hot, dry weather has been fantastic for anyone wanting to get outdoors and enjoy our hills, mountains and crags in a rare extended period of very nice weather. There's a flip side to that though, and the lack of rain has meant fire risk is high and in many areas increasing as the heatwave continues. Sadly some incredible moorland areas which will be well known to many walkers and climbers have already been affected by catastrophic fires, but what has been affected and what can you do to help?
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BMC ORGANISATION

Historic AGM sees new constitution and Lynn Robinson become first female BMC president

A groundbreaking AGM sees new constitution adopted and Lynn Robinson become the BMC’s first-ever female president.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

Feeling peaky? Take BMC Alpine and Ski insurance with 25% off this summer. That works out at annual cover for £141!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Access news: BMC launches new RAD app

Just launched: a shiny new RAD app that's much more functional than previous versions and works across iOS and Android devices. New features like navigation to parking, massively improved searches and weather/tidal information should make it your new best friend. Oh and did we mention it's free to download? Here's the full story...
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10 sea-cliff climbing 'Don'ts' from filmmaker Mike Cheque

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

10 sea-cliff climbing 'Don'ts' from filmmaker Mike Cheque

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17/07/2018

There's no secret trick to climbing sea cliffs, but it's all too easy to mess things up, complicate the situation, or end up confused and off route. Help avoid an epic mega-faff and instead have an amazing adventure on the UK's sea cliffs with these helpful tips from Mike Cheque, creator of BMC TV's latest feature length film 'The Seaside'.
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COMPETITIONS

Watch live: the Paraclimbing Cup Briançon

For the first time ever, the IFSC will livestream a dedicated Paraclimbing comp. Tune in to watch the first Paraclimbing Cup of 2018 live from Briançon, France, on 18 July!
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COMPETITIONS

5th for Will Bosi at Chamonix IFSC Lead World Cup

An amazing weekend for Will Bosi as he became the first British male to make an IFSC Lead World Cup final in nearly 30 years. And if that wasn’t enough, he also set a new British record on the Speed wall.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Nicky Spinks becomes the first person to run a double Ramsay Round

“After that I relaxed and enjoyed the last 10 hours even though my feet were full of blisters.” At 7.56am on Monday 2 July, Nicky Spinks became the first person to tick off a double Ramsey Round. That's right, she ran the classic British fell running challenge, which takes in 58 miles and 24 peaks including Ben Nevis, twice. It took her 55:56:38. Sarah Stirling interviews.
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