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Help turn our Black moors Green this Friday

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Help turn our Black moors Green this Friday

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27/11/2020

Is sphagnum the most important plant on earth? Instead of buying into Black Friday, we’re taking this opportunity to promote #GreenFriday – support the environment and plant one square meter of sphagnum moss to help return our moorlands back to their green and healthy state.
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INTERNATIONAL

Bronze for Molly Thompson-Smith in European Lead Championships 2020

Molly Thompson-Smith climbed her way to a bronze medal in the Lead final of the IFSC European Continental Championships, currently taking place in Moscow, Russia.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC CEO Changes

The BMC Board has decided to divide the role of CEO and Head of Access, Conservation and Environmental Sustainability into two separate positions. This follows a review of the BMC senior leadership team.
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COMPETITIONS

How to watch Molly Thompson-Smith and Will Bosi in Moscow

Will Bosi and Molly Thompson-Smith are in Moscow, Russia, competing in the IFSC Europe Continental Championships.
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Dinorwig parking to be restricted | Parcio yn Dinorwig am ei gyfyngu

GEAR

Dinorwig parking to be restricted | Parcio yn Dinorwig am ei gyfyngu

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19/11/2020

Gwynedd Council have put forward proposals to restrict parking at the bus turnaround area at Allt Ddu (better known as Bus Stop quarry to climbers) at Dinorwig near the Llanberis slate quarries.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2021

The BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition is back and accepting submissions for 2021. So dive in, if you have a story to tell or a cause to share it's time to do so!
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SKILLS

Make your winter count 2020

Would you like to stride out into the hills and mountains with confidence this winter? We've adapted our popular #MakeWinterCount lecture tour into one big online winter hill skills evening on Thursday 3 December.
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CLUBS

Clubs, Huts, Meets and current Covid-19 Restrictions

With government rules, regulations and guidance changing regularly it can be difficult for clubs to keep up with what they are allowed to do. This article summarises the BMC’s understanding of the constraints on club meets and access to huts, based on information available at the date of publication. Please remember to check for local changes that may affect your club.
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National Climbing Competitions: 2021 and Beyond

COMPETITIONS

National Climbing Competitions: 2021 and Beyond

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26/11/2020

Despite the many challenges of 2020 the BMC team have been working hard, along with support from Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland, to develop a proposal to make significant changes to the structure of the national competition climbing calendar across the UK and Ireland.
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CLUBS

Support package for clubs running virtual AGMs

The BMC has launched some practical support to clubs for running their virtual AGMs.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Hamish MacInnes: Legendary Mountaineer

To honour the passing of Hamish MacInnes, legendary mountaineer, founder of Mountain Rescue Teams and inventor of pioneering mountaineering equipment, we would like to share this illuminative interview with him from Summit 93, written by Jonny Dry who was working for the Mountain Heritage Trust at the time.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to attend the virtual Kendal Mountain Festival and what to watch

The world-famous Kendal Mountain Festival is going online this year, in a huge way. The team behind the event have been pouring their energy into making this their best event yet. Expect stories about people from all walks of life doing extraordinary things, guest speakers, live events, a literature festival, and lots more. The festival starts today and runs until 29 November; content can be watched on-demand until 31 December.
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