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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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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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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Cape Wrath Ultra: the latest BMC TV film goes public

We're excited to announce the release of BMC TV's latest feature-length running film: Cape Wrath Ultra. This hardcore eight-day 400km ultra-running expedition winds through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Scottish Highlands. Feel the racers' pain, grit, and joy, as they take on this inspirational adventure.
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The perfect hill: 5 reasons to climb Blencathra

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The perfect hill: 5 reasons to climb Blencathra

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14/02/2017

From famous mountaineers to mere mortals, everyone seems to have a soft spot for the ‘people’s mountain’. Here are five reasons why you should climb Blencathra yourself.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Rocky Relationships: Happy Valentine

Happy Valentine's Day! We've noticed over the years, that rocks and relationships share something special. That's why they're often used in the same sentences, right? To celebrate, here's a very tongue-in-cheek article about how love and relationships are often mixed up with Rock.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Update: Snowdonia Hydro Developments

Following on from the article in Summit, written by Ray Wood, highlighting the issues surrounding the number of Hydro-Electric schemes being built in Snowdonia, there have been a number of significant developments surrounding these proposals.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Legendary line-up at Llanberis Adventure and Mountain Film Festival 2017

Based in North Wales’ most buzzing outdoor town, last year saw a record number of ticket sales and a weekend long, high energy vibe. It's easy to see how this is fast becoming one of the 'must do' outdoor events of the year.
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Have your say: how the BMC National Council works

BMC ORGANISATION

Have your say: how the BMC National Council works

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10/02/2017

The BMC is a democracy. As such, the opinions of members on all kinds of things – to bolt or not to bolt, whether dry tooling is acceptable on established rock climbs, whether the BMC should change its name, how to connect with hill walkers and new climbers – are taken very seriously. Not only can you have your say at local area meetings, you can also vote for the volunteers who debate local issues and actively shape BMC policies at a national level. Here’s how it all works.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Michaela Tracy wins the Bloco Masters in Poland

Recent winner of Bloco Masters in Poland Michaela Tracy opens up about the wild Polish climbing scene as well as her very varied climbing achievements, why women are killing it in Sheffield at the moment, and why she avoids the limelight.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Looking back on climate change: a mountaineer

What changes in the landscape have experienced mountaineers seen over the years? We asked Rab Carrington to think back and pen his thoughts for this year's Show The Love campaign.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

Exciting news for Lake District winter climbers: a brand new system to transmit live winter conditions has just been installed on Great End, one of the Lake District’s most reliable and well-known winter crags.
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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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