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Lancashire Rock, in stock and two smoking barrels

GUIDEBOOKS

Lancashire Rock, in stock and two smoking barrels

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23/08/2016

This season’s hottest news for climbers in the north-west is the release of the latest BMC definitive guidebook, Lancashire Rock. This new volume to all the routes in the Red Rose county shines its light into the deepest quarries, most esoteric edges and highest moors to give local climbers a galaxy of stars and a lifetime of pump. Prepare to be amazed.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC and Climb Britain: next steps

A message from BMC president Rehan Siddiqui, outlining the rebranding consultation process which will be conducted over the coming months.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 of the best alpine routes to aspire to

Have you climbed these? The next in our series of alpine ticklists. Claim one of these technical snow and mixed routes to alpine peaks and you can call yourself a real mountaineer.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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Mend Our Mountains enters a new phase as work get underway on Exmoor

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains enters a new phase as work get underway on Exmoor

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18/08/2016

Our ground-breaking Mend Our Mountains project has entered an exciting new phase after work got underway in one of the eight national parks that will benefit from the almost £104,000 raised through generous donations.
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COMPETITIONS

British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships 2016

Britain's premier lead climbing competition takes place at Awesome Walls, Sheffield on 24-25 September, alongside the British Speed Climbing Championships and the final round of the IFSC Paraclimbing Cup.
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MEDICAL

Climbing Injury Symposium 2016

Join us for a weekend of cutting edge medical research and gain knowledge on how to prevent, diagnose and treat climbing injuries.
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BMC ORGANISATION

September Area Meetings: consultation on rebranding

The next round of Area Meetings will feature a consultation on our recent rebranding announcement – come and have your say.
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How to run the Welsh 3,000ers

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to run the Welsh 3,000ers

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17/08/2016

This classic challenge is one of the best runs in Snowdonia. It takes in all the region's 3,000 footers, starting with Snowdon and ending on Foel Fras in the Carneddau. Technical and rocky in places, boggy in others; it's a tricky challenge requiring good navigation, and completing it successfully is not a foregone conclusion for even expert runners.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

#WomenOutdoors: Prize winners

#WomenOutdoors Week has come to an end and all that's left to do is announce the winners of the prizes donated by Cotswold Outdoor.
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COMPETITIONS

Shauna confirms overall title in Munich, bronze medal for Team GB

In an exciting finale to the World Cup season, Shauna only just lost out to Japan's Miho Nonaka for the gold medal, settling for silver and the 2016 overall title. Meanwhile, the GB Climbing Team's dedication and performance this year earned them the bronze medal. Read on for the full report.
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GUIDEBOOKS

First ascent list for Lancashire Rock guidebook

The new BMC Lancashire Rock guidebook is now out. As with last year's Peak Limestone North guidebook, first ascent details have been moved online. This is an article to direct you to this information.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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3030/07/2016A Celebration of a Life: Ken Wilson – Sheffield
Sheffield Hallam University City Campus
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101/08/2016Dawn over the Lake District National Park – Kendal
Scout Scar
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404/08/2016Prepare to Climb! – Keswick
Keswick Museum
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1010/08/2016Friends of the Lake District – Leaders Landscape Training
Road Junction at Brown Howe on A5084
1111/08/2016Come and Try Rock Climbing – Longshaw
Longshaw Estate
1212/08/2016K2: TOUCHING THE SKY film and Q&A – London
The Bertha Dochouse Screen
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1515/08/2016Lakeland Youth Climbing Festival
Shepherd's Cafe
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1818/08/2016Come and Try Rock Climbing – Longshaw
Longshaw Estate
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2020/08/2016Pesda Mountaineering Festival – Bethesda
Neuadd Ogwen
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2525/08/2016A Brief Golden Light: John Porter lecture – Uldale
Longlands Barn
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2828/08/2016Come and Try Rock Climbing – Longshaw
Longshaw Estate
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101/09/2016London & SE Area Meeting and TJ Halbertsma talk
The Devereux
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303/09/2016BMC & Climb Scotland Paraclimbing Series – Round 1
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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