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Go big: discounts on annual BMC Alpine and Ski insurance

MEMBERSHIP

Go big: discounts on annual BMC Alpine and Ski insurance

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01/12/2016

Go big this winter. Annual BMC Alpine and Ski insurance is only £136. Now there's no reason to stay at home.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

The next phase of This Girl Can has arrived

The new This Girl Can Ad launched today and here at the BMC we're particularly excited about it.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Prepare for uncertain weekend winter conditions, warn Glenmore Lodge

The unseasonably warm winter, coupled with flurries of snow from Storm Doris, have combined to create uncertain conditions in Scotland this weekend. Glenmore Lodge has issued a warning to prepare for conditions ranging from winter to spring, and issued advice on how to get the best out of your mountain journey,
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CLUBS

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

Are you a BMC member wanting to learn new skills? Come along to one of our training courses to learn about first aid, climbing, winter skills or navigation.
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Dangerous avalanche conditions in the Alps warn experts

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Dangerous avalanche conditions in the Alps warn experts

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23/02/2017

Sarah Stirling talks to British and Swiss avalanche experts to find out why ski touring and ice climbing is particularly dangerous in the Alps at the moment, and how you can stay as safe as possible.
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SKILLS

Climb skills: how to go deep-water soloing

It's winter, so deep water soloing is off the cards for a while. But, due to an unfortunate incident in 2016, we've updated our safety guidance. Have you heard about cold water shock? If not, read on to protect yourself from this deadly danger.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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

2017 BMC Youth Climbing Series - Dates, Venues, Online Entry & Results

The venues for the 2017 BMC Youth Climbing Series have been finalised and you can now enter online for the series.
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Improve your moves with Emma Twyford: BMC Climbing Movement Masterclasses

SKILLS

Improve your moves with Emma Twyford: BMC Climbing Movement Masterclasses

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22/02/2017

Are your laybacks found lacking? Or perhaps your footwork's faltering? Give your climbing a spring clean with Emma Twyford on a BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass. Nationwide March 2017.
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GEAR

Online climbing gear: are you buying safe equipment?

It's becoming common to shop online rather than take time out from our busy lives to physically visit a shop. The convenience, range of choice, and often better prices, make buying online incredibly attractive. But don't be caught out: there are some nasty surprises awaiting the unwary!
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

Only one week to go..... New for 2017, this course aims to provide training and advice to members on club committees, and will be held on Sunday 26 February in Cheshunt.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

This is Scottish Winter

Some people have been hiking Scotland’s winter hills all their lives. But what’s it like to experience this environment for the first time. And how easily could you get up onto the high ground in the snow? We asked Belinda Dixon to investigate.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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101/02/2017Midlands Area Meeting & Maddy Cope talk
Old Edwardians Sports Club
202/02/2017North Wales Area Meeting
The Belle Vue Hotel
303/02/2017South Wales Area Meeting and Sam Tolhurst talk
Up and Under
404/02/2017Training your Novice Club Members (Winter Skills) weekend
Plas y Brenin
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606/02/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Calder Valley SRT talk
The Wheatley Arms
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808/02/2017An Evening with Sean Conway – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
909/02/2017Sarah Outen lecture – Stockport
Heaton Moor Sports Club
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1414/02/2017Mountain Heritage Trust Supper – Langdale
Sticklebarn
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1616/02/2017North East Area Meeting & Franco Cookson talk
Durham Climbing Centre
1717/02/2017Brit Rock Film Tour – Clitheroe
The Grand
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2020/02/2017Best of ShAFF 2016: Spirit of Adventure – Sheffield
Showroom Cinema
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303/03/2017LLAMFF: Llanberis Mountain Film Festival 2017
Electric Mountain
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