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BMC objects to proposed zipwire development at Thirlmere

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC objects to proposed zipwire development at Thirlmere

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12/12/2017

A Planning Application has recently been submitted for a zipwire which could impact greatly on the landscape character and tranquillity of Thirlmere in the Lake District. The BMC is asking its members to write to the planning authority opposing these plans. Deadline for submissions is 2nd January 2018.
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MEMBERSHIP

For sick days: 15% off BMC Alpine & Ski Travel Insurance

For sick days: BMC Travel Insurance comes with £10 million emergency medical cover. Knock yourself out. And this winter, get 15% off all single-trip Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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SKILLS

Winter skills films series four: climbing grade III

Winter has come. It’s time to dust off your ice tools and polish your aspirations. And if you want to leave the easier gullies behind and head onto technical ground this season, then check out our new winter skills films.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Alan Hinkes regales Westminster crowd to rally support for Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million

A plush Westminster room on a London evening may seem an unlikely place to be rallying support for our hills and mountains, but when you get about 130 avid outdoor fans together, chuck in some free wine and sprinkle a few Alan Hinkes jokes, it does the trick.
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Organisational review: read the report and have your say

MEMBERSHIP

Organisational review: read the report and have your say

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17/11/2017

The independent BMC Organisational Report was released at Kendal Mountain Festival. It is now available to download and consultation is open until 22 December.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains returns with £1 million target for Britain’s best-loved landscapes

The award-winning, headline-grabbing campaign which raised more than £100,000 to repair Britain’s hills and mountains has returned – and is raising its sights ten times higher.
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BMC ORGANISATION

FAQ: How to have your say in the future of the BMC

Climbing, hill walking and mountaineering are changing, and the BMC needs to adapt to meet future challenges. A major review of our work is underway, and we need your help to shape the future of the organisation.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Interview: Hazel Findlay crushes on El Cap again

BMC ambassador Hazel has just become the second Brit to free climb (i.e. trad climb - using no aid techniques) the classic route, Salathé Wall, which takes the most natural line up El Cap in Yosemite.
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Winter is Coming (and it's not just for guys)

YOUTH & EQUITY

Winter is Coming (and it's not just for guys)

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13/12/2017

Think you need to be macho to get out in winter? Think again. Mary-Ann Ochota profiles a week of winter training for female walkers, mountaineers and climbers, led by the country’s top female instructors.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Leo Houlding snow-kiting Antarctica and the Organ Pipe Peaks

Leo Houlding is currently in Antarctica with Jean Burgun, an alpinist and cutting edge snow-kiter from the French Alps who ‘kites to ascend low technicality alpine climbs in minutes’, and Mark Sedon, a filmmaker and experienced mountain guide from New Zealand. They are three weeks into a three month trip. The plan is a 2000km traverse of the continent using traditional sledge-hauling on cross country skis, but with a modern twist - snow kites to help pull them along. The trip also has a climbing objective: the team are currently exploring the Organ Pipe Peaks in the Gothic Mountains.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC office: Christmas & New Year closure

The BMC office will be closed for Christmas and New Year from 5.00pm on Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen for business at 9.00am on Tuesday 2 January 2017. For information about BMC Travel Insurance and shopping online during the holiday period, read on.
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COMPETITIONS

Now selected: The 2018 Development Squad

The 2018 Development Squad has been identified following the selection weekend at Awesome Walls Sheffield.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2727/11/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Area AGM and James McHaffie talk
The Wheatley Arms
2828/11/2017Make Winter Count: Skills Lecture (London)
University College London
2929/11/2017Lakes Area Meeting & Area AGM
Hawkshead Brewery
3030/11/2017North East Area Meeting
Honest Lawyer Hotel
101/12/2017Wideboyz: A Night Of Crack – Sheffield
Abbeydale Picture Hosue
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303/12/2017Training Day for Club Committee Members / Officers
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