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Sweet dreams: why do big brands crave climbers?

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Sweet dreams: why do big brands crave climbers?

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14/08/2017

Coke has started to sponsor pro climbers. Should the climbing community embrace support from big drinks brands or fight back against their sugary fingers? Hazel Findlay takes a look at this sticky issue.
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GENERAL

Ten of the best walking and climbing magazines

Even in the age of web clickbait, print still has the power to inspire and inform your outdoor experiences. Here are 10 of our favourite walking and climbing magazines.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Climb magazine goes digital and free

Climb Magazine announces the Sep/Oct 2017 issue will be the last edition printed ever, a decision taken with serious consideration. The magazine will continue as a digital publication, and will be free to download via the Climb app. BMC members currently subscribed will be refunded their remaining balance.
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How to climb: the Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is surely the world’s most iconic peak. Its commanding, isolated position at the head of the valley is unique in the Alps and its claim to being one of the world’s most beautiful mountains is justified. Mountain Guide Tim Blakemore offers his top tips on reaching its summit successfully.
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How to climb 6a: 14 expert tips

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How to climb 6a: 14 expert tips

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27/07/2017

Climb grade 5 outdoor sport routes, but want to progress? Getting solid and comfortable climbing 6a will open up a lot of crags to you. But how do you start pushing your comfort zone, and what should you focus on? Two climbing instructors give their top tips.
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LOCAL AREAS

Get ready: WiltonFest 2017 is coming!

Lancashire's premier climbing festival, WiltonFest, is back for 2017 and we're planning an even bigger day than last year's blockbuster. Coming to you on Saturday 2 September – it's the event you definitely don't want to miss.
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Coming soon: BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition 2018

Are you a female filmmaker or making a film about an outdoor woman? Now is the time to start thinking about the BMC TV 2018 Women in Adventure Film competition.
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Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

Heading off for an Alpine adventure? Stay safe and pack our BMC Travel Insurance, now with 25% off annual European Alpine & Ski policies!
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Summer Rocks! Book your BMC travel insurance now

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Summer Rocks! Book your BMC travel insurance now

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19/06/2017

We love summer and we love bargains! So we're giving everyone 15% off all European single-trip rock policies until 31 October 2017. That means 10-day travel insurance for rock climbing costs only £37.
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COMPETITIONS

Huge GB Climbing Team at Munich IFSC Bouldering World Cup

We’ve a whole host of heroes representing us at the final IFSC Boulder World Cup of the 2017 season. While BMC ambassador Shauna Coxsey already has enough points to defend her title of IFSC Boulder World Cup Champion, with the majority of the team there we can’t wait to see how they all do! Find out how to watch below.
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COMPETITIONS

Bronze for Jim Pope at EYC in Mittdorf

Another round of great results from the GB Climbing Team at the European Youth Cup for Lead in Mitterdorf, Austria. Half of the team made it into finals and another podium and bronze medal was won by Jim Pope. Awesome work team! Find out more and full results below.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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