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Celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the BMC Montane Skills Camp at Keswick Mountain Festival

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the BMC Montane Skills Camp at Keswick Mountain Festival

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24/05/2019

Meet a medley of mountain-loving outdoor-adventure people at the Keswick Mountain Festival. The BMC is back and we’ll be running skills workshops, films, talks, music and quizzes until the stars come out. What’s more, there’s free beer for BMC members.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Shorn Cliff: are squirrels nibbling the belays?

We've received reports of what appears to be rodent damage to rope slings which form part of the belay and abseil anchors for several routes at Shorn Cliff in the Wye Valley, Gloucestershire.
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SKILLS

Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

The BMC has launched an Incident and Near-miss reporting system for walkers, climbers and mountaineers in partnership with Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland.
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MEDICAL

BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine weekend 2019

Join top doctors for a weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June.
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Finlay Wild Breaks Records for Welsh 3000ers and Snowdon Horseshoe

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Finlay Wild Breaks Records for Welsh 3000ers and Snowdon Horseshoe

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17/05/2019

This week Finlay Wild set a new record for the Welsh 3000ers - a record that hadn't been broken in 31 years. His time? 4:10:48. The previous record (4:19) was set by under-the-radar fell running hero, Colin Donnelly, in 1988. On the same trip Finlay also set a new record for the Snowdon Horseshoe - avoiding the queues by getting up at the crack of dawn and charging round in 1:20:16 armed with just a gel and a windshirt.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Work begins on Ben Vane after Mend Our Mountains hits £100,000 Scotland target

Path repairers have already got stuck in to the work of repairing one of Scotland's most popular Munros after Mend Our Mountains succeeded in raising £100,000 for two projects north of the border.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Labour of love: what it takes to be a mountain path repairer

Commuting with crampons, hard outdoor labour, and spending 120 hours a week with your colleagues - we speak to a mountain path repairer to find out more about the highs and lows involved in this vital job.
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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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Tremadog warning:loose rock

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Tremadog warning:loose rock

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10/05/2019

BMC has been warned of a very large unstable and dangerous block on the route Shadrach at Craig Bwlch y Moch, Tremadog. It is strongly advised that the routes Shadrach and Brothers are not climbed.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

RIP Edwin Drummond 1945 - 2019

Edwin Drummond, one of the greatest characters ever to grace the British climbing scene, died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease and bowel cancer on the 23rd of April. He combined philosophy, talent and a greatly individual approach to leave an immense physical and literary legacy that includes the classic climb A Dream of White Horses.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New members wanted for Peak District & Lake District National Park Authorities

Would you like to play a leading role in conserving and enhancing the natural beauty and special qualities of our most treasured landscapes? Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) is inviting applications from individuals to join four National Park Authorities, as Secretary of State Members.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Youth Climbing Series Grand Final Results

Last weekend, over 200 competitors headed to Sheffield for the Grand Final of the BMC Youth Climbing Series
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