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Summer Rocks! Book your bargain BMC travel insurance now

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Summer Rocks! Book your bargain 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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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Join the BMC

Like climbing or the mountains? Love social media and fun events? If that sounds like you, then come and work for the BMC in Manchester. We're looking for someone to join our marketing and communications team.
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COMPETITIONS

ENTER NOW: British Bouldering Championships 2017

The BMC British Bouldering Championships returns to centre stage, right in the heart of Sheffield city centre at Devonshire Green, on 8-9 July. Enter now and test your mettle alongside some of the UK's best talent in this senior-only, IFSC Boulder World Cup style event spread over Saturday and Sunday.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Steve McClure climbs Rainman: Britain

The hardest climb in the UK just got harder. This Sunday, Steve McClure finally climbed his seven-year mega-project at Malham, Rainman, to give the UK its first-ever 9b.
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Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

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08/05/2017

Last year, we brought you Alex Honnold. Now we’ve teamed up with Penguin Live to bring you another American rock star. This July, climbing legend Tommy Caldwell is coming to Sheffield and London.
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HUTS

Great Lingy Hut taken over by MBA

The Mountain Bothies Association (MBA) announce it has taken over responsibility for maintaining the Great Lingy Hut, in the Lake District Northern Fells.
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COMPETITIONS

Second golden year of glory for Shauna Coxsey

In the penultimate round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup series 2017, BMC ambassador Shauna Coxsey climbed in a league of her own to secure the overall title for the second year running. Meanwhile, Jongwon Chon of Korea dominated the men’s tournament to pull ahead of the pack in the overall rankings.
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INTERNATIONAL

Young Alpinists event, North Wales

The BMC and The Alpine Club are establishing a process to help young, talented British climbers to improve their skills and knowledge about expedition climbing.
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Snowdon: Have your say

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdon: Have your say

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26/06/2017

Yr Wyddfa (or Snowdon to most visitors) is possibly the most visited mountain in the world. With nearly half a million climbers and walkers a year visiting its slopes and a tourist train carrying another two hundred thousand visitors to the summit, there are significant management challenges. Snowdonia National Park wants your views on its plans to manage this iconic peak.
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CLUBS

Get skilled up with the BMC on a club member training course

Are you a BMC club member wanting to learn new skills? Come along to one of our safety training courses to learn about outdoor first aid or improvised rescue for climbers.
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COMPETITIONS

Shauna close to retaining overall title in Mumbai, India

Fresh from a two-week break, athletes will now be converging on Mumbai, India, for the penultimate round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup 2017. We can’t wait to see what happens, especially as Shauna is moments away from retaining her title as IFSC Boulder World Cup Champion. Will she do it? Watch the livestreams this Sunday 25 June to find out.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Protect the rock: Read our updated Sandstone Code of Practice

How to protect Southern Sandstone while enjoying its unique, esoteric climbing. We've just launched a newly updated booklet giving advice on how to minimise your impact whilst climbing on Southern Sandstone.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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101/06/2017London & South East Area Meeting and George Cave talk
Ye Olde Cock Tavern
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303/06/2017BMC first aid & mountain medicine weekend
Outside
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505/06/2017North West Area Meeting
Black Dog
606/06/2017North Wales Area Meeting
The Great Orme Brewery
707/06/2017Lakes Area Meeting & summer barbecue
The Old Schoolhouse
808/06/2017North East Area Meeting
Durham Climbing Centre
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1010/06/2017South West Area Meeting
The North Inn
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1212/06/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Maddy Cope talk
The Wheatley Arms
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1616/06/2017BMC North York Moors Festival
Fletcher's Farm
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2727/06/2017BMC Peak Area Evening Hill Walk – Bleaklow
A57 Snake Road summit layby
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