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New figures show the huge popularity of hill walking

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New figures show the huge popularity of hill walking

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18/04/2019

According to new figures, around 2.8 million people regularly go hill walking - making it more 'popular' than football, cricket and rugby put together.
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COMPETITIONS

CLIF Bar become official nutrition supplier to the GB Climbing Team

We’re excited to announce that CLIF Bar have become official nutrition supplier to the GB Climbing Team, and will also be supporting two major competition events in 2019.
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SKILLS

Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

The BMC has launched an Incident and Near-miss reporting system for walkers, climbers and mountaineers in partnership with Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC campaign wins open access to the Welsh coast

In a big win for a key part of a long-running BMC campaign to improve access in Wales, walkers and climbers should be able to freely access coastal areas and sea cliffs as a part of a shake-up of access law recently announced by the Welsh Government.
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Positivity and change: the BMC AGM and annual awards 2019

BMC ORGANISATION

Positivity and change: the BMC AGM and annual awards 2019

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03/04/2019

It was time for the BMC AGM 2019 at the dazzling Devonshire Dome in Buxton. A number of changes were up for vote and attending members got to find out the results first-hand. From the Volunteer Awards ceremony to the Members' open discussion, there was a lot of positivity and optimism about the future of the BMC. And when the results came through, it got even better.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC launches H2O Campaign at ShAFF

The BMC launched its new campaign Hills 2 Oceans (H2O) at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) to help encourage the nation to remove as much litter and plastic from our hills, mountains and crags as possible so it doesn’t end up in our oceans.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the BMC Montane Skills Camp at Keswick Mountain Festival

Meet a medley of mountain-loving outdoor-adventure people at the Keswick Mountain Festival. The BMC is back and we’ll be running skills workshops, films, talks, music and quizzes until the stars come out. What’s more, there’s free beer for BMC members.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC Office Open Day

We’ll be opening the doors of the BMC offices on the afternoon of Tuesday 7th May. This is an opportunity for all BMC members to come to the office and meet BMC staff.
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La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships returning to Sheffield

COMPETITIONS

La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships returning to Sheffield

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17/04/2019

The La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships are returning to the Cliffhanger Festival at Devonshire Green in Sheffield this July.
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CLUBS

Student Clubs New Committee Members webinar

Join us on Facebook Live on Wednesday 8th May for essential info for new Student Club committees!
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COMPETITIONS

Shauna Coxsey wins silver in Moscow

The GB Climbing Team was out in force again this weekend at the IFSC Speed and Boulder World Cup in Moscow, Russia. Shauna Coxsey made finals for the second time in a row, coming home with a silver medal this time, while Emily Phillips also looked great coming in 10th in the semi-finals.
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COMPETITIONS

Youth Open Lead 2019 at the Big Depot Leeds

What an excellent weekend of energy and excitement. 124 young competitors descended on Big Depot Leeds for the Youth Open Lead Climbing competition 2019!
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2525/03/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
2626/03/2019Dennis Gray lecture: A History of Climbing in West Yorkshire – London
The Alpine Club
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3030/03/2019Climbers Against Cancer: Mountain March fundraising weekend
Climbers Against Cancer
3131/03/2019BMC AGM 2019
The Devonshire Dome
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606/04/2019Youth Open Lead Competition
Big Depot Climbing
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1313/04/2019BMC Youth Coach training weekend 2019
Beacon Climbing Centre
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303/05/2019Arc'teryx Big Mountain Weekend
Sticklebarn Tavern
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