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Have your say on the future of our National Parks and AONBs in England

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Have your say on the future of our National Parks and AONBs in England

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04/12/2018

The Landscapes Review of designated landscapes (as outlined in Defra's 25 Year Environment Plan) was launched in May this year and an independent panel was set up to try and find out what the public think works well and what could be improved in England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs).
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

Did you know that you can check the winter conditions in the Lake District from anywhere? There are live monitoring systems on Great End - one of the most reliable Lakes winter crags, and another on Helvellyn - an incredibly popular but also botanically sensitive winter venue.
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SKILLS

Winter skills films series one: The Basics

Confused by crampons? Hacked off by axes? Afraid of avalanches? In association with the Association of Mountain Instructors, Lowe Alpine and DMM, BMC TV presents four series of winter skills films to help you get it white.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Nominate a volunteer for a 2019 BMC award

BMC members are invited to nominate a volunteer for an award recognising the vital contribution volunteers make to the work of the BMC.
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Brit Rock: back and blazing

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Brit Rock: back and blazing

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02/10/2018

The Brit Rock Film Tour is back, and this time it’s on fire. This home-grown film tour – supported by BMC TV – has all the best new climbing films from the UK’s top adventure filmmakers.
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SKILLS

Sea-cliff secrets: discover the new BMC TV series

Are you ready for sea-cliff climbing adventures? Check out the new five-part BMC TV skills series to discover the skills and techniques that you'll need for this new environment.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2019

Dust off your cameras, get your gear together and prepare to unleash your inner adventuress, as the BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition is back! #WAF19
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Nathan Phillips climbs Gecko assis 8B+

Nathan Phillips, reigning British Bouldering Champion and member of the GB Climbing Team, has just climbed Gecko assis, a classic 8B+ boulder in Rocher de Boligny, Fontainebleau. It's his second of the grade and, amazingly, Nathan reckons it wasn't even at his limit.
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The final results of the GB Paraclimbing Series 2018

COMPETITIONS

The final results of the GB Paraclimbing Series 2018

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14/12/2018

Full of grins, gurns, and a whole load of psyched athletes, the Paraclimbing series returned in 2018 with four rounds across the country. Here's how it all went.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC office: Christmas and New Year closure

The BMC office closes for Christmas and New Year at 12.30pm on Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen at 9.00am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. For information about BMC Travel Insurance during the holiday period, read on.
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COMPETITIONS

Montane sponsor new-format GB Ice Climbing Team

The BMC is pleased to announce that Montane is supporting the GB Ice Climbing Team as the official kit sponsor for the next two competition seasons.
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CLUBS

New club membership for under 11

Here at the BMC we understand the importance of families, and we want BMC-affiliated clubs to be able to better support their members who have children and wish to include them in club activities, so that’s why we’ve introduced a new club membership package.
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2727/11/2018Dennis Gray lecture – A History of Climbing in West Yorkshire
Leeds Central Library
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Newcastle Climbing Centre
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808/12/2018BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – Wendover Woods and Coombe Hill
Wendover railway station
909/12/2018West Bromwich MC coach meet – Abergavenny (open invitation to BMC members)
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