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Breakfast Club: with Niall Grimes

MEMBERSHIP

Breakfast Club: with Niall Grimes

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29/09/2016

Join us at Kendal Mountain Festival for another morning of mayhem. For the second year running, we’re letting Niall Grimes off the leash and setting him loose on all our latest BMC TV films, personalities and star ambassador climbers.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

What

From the inaugral Women's Trad Fest to Julian Lines taking advantage of the full moon spring tides to DWS E7 at Gogarth; from the Wideboyz smashing the Staffordshire Nose Challenge to Joe Heeley's new E9 at Dovedale, it seems like a lot has been done recently, so here's a quick round up in social media posts from the climbers' own minds and fingers.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

7 reasons to try scrambling and where to start

"Light packs, lots of hills, and no cold and boring belays!" Scrambling aficionados offer their top reasons why you should give it a go this autumn, plus three favourite routes to whet your appetite.
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INTERNATIONAL

Near miss for British team in Pamir Alai

Supported by a BMC expedition grant, John Proctor and Robert Taylor narrowly missed making the first ascent of the difficult north face of Muz Tok (5,066m) in Kyrgyzstan's Pamir Alai
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Get tooled up for winter - British Tooling Series 2016

COMPETITIONS

Get tooled up for winter - British Tooling Series 2016

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27/09/2016

The British Tooling Series is running again this year with three rounds being scheduled with first round at Rope Race Marple on 12 November.
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COMPETITIONS

British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships and Paraclimbing Cup

The British Lead Climbing Championships, British Speed Climbing Championships and the UK round of the IFSC Paraclimbing Cup took place during the weekend of 24 and 25 September 2016 at Awesome Walls Sheffield.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Rebranding consultation: update and decision

Following a strong reaction to our rebranding announcement in July, and after a period of consultation with members, the BMC has now made the decision not to rebrand as Climb Britain.
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WALLS

Leeds Climbing Wall Festival - FREE CLIMBING ALL DAY!

Head along to the Leeds Climbing Wall on the 2 October and have a go at rock climbing! You can try climbing the walls, abseiling, the rope ladder, knotted rope and volume challenges and help Leeds Climbing Wall celebrate their 20th Birthday.
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Olympian Jo Pavey announced as speaker at Women's Climbing Symposium

PRESS

Olympian Jo Pavey announced as speaker at Women's Climbing Symposium

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22/09/2016

The Women’s Climbing Symposium just got even more exciting! Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey joins an incredible line-up of top female sporting talent as part of the 2016 event. With workshops, inspirational talks, and an exclusive BMC TV film preview, you’d be crazy to miss this event.
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COMPETITIONS

British Universities Bouldering Championships

Exciting things are happening in the world of University climbing. British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) have introduced a qualification competition for the current University Climbing (Bouldering) Championships at a Regional level.
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WALLS

Please help keep the Rock Court climbing wall open

Since 2006 there has been a little climbing wall in a converted squash court down in Brighton. It was managed by a childrens charity and used primarily for kids with all kind of special needs, learning difficulties, disabilities, mental health issues, behavioural issues etc. Now the childrens charity is closing due to lack of funding but local activist Christine Belk wants the wall to stay open and accessible to these great kids.
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CLUBS

Run a successful freshers

Running a student climbing club is fraught with complications, like making sure your ‘fresher meet’ is alcohol free! Introducing people to climbing can be incredibly rewarding, but there are a number of pitfalls to avoid – here’s our how to guide for running a successful student climbing club meet.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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101/09/2016London & SE Area Meeting and TJ Halbertsma talk
The Devereux
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303/09/2016BMC & Climb Scotland Paraclimbing Series – Round 1
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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505/09/2016Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
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707/09/2016Lakes Area Meeting
Kong Adventure
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909/09/2016BMC North Wales Youth Meet
Ynws Ettws (Climbers' Club Hut)
1010/09/2016South West Area Meeting
Moorlands
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1212/09/2016North Wales Area Meeting
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
1313/09/2016North West Area Meeting
Manchester Climbing Centre
1414/09/2016Peak Area Meeting and Nigel Vardy talk
The Maynard
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1616/09/2016Gower Climbing Festival 2016
Pitton Cross Caravan & Camping Park
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1919/09/2016Fast Track Instructor Scheme Open Day – Capel Curig
Plas y Brenin
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2424/09/2016BMC British Lead & Speed Climbing Championships
Awesome Walls Sheffield
2525/09/2016Walk and Picnic: Celebrating the back of Backdale
Calver Crossroads
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2727/09/2016Glory of the Glacier painting exhibition – London
The Alpine Club
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3030/09/2016BMC Equity Symposium 2016 (Cancelled)
YHA Snowdon Llanberis
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202/10/2016Day of the Dog – Hutton in the Forest
Hutton in the Forest

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