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Access conference: Changing behaviours requires inspiration, dialogue and trust

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Access conference: Changing behaviours requires inspiration, dialogue and trust

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04/12/2019

Be better as a community of outdoor representatives to share good practice messages. This was one of the key messages from the BMC conference on Changing Behaviours.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to Make an Outdoor Film Part 2: Editing

Feeling inspired by Kendal Mountain Film Festival and the Brit Rock Film Tour but not sure where to start? In this two-part series, award-winning outdoor filmmakers Alastair Lee and Natasha Brooks offer their top tips.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

We’re 75! Happy birthday to the BMC

We’re celebrating! 75 years ago, from humble beginnings, Geoffrey Winthrop-Young’s vision laid the foundations to create the British Mountaineering Council – one single organisation to represent and speak on behalf of all mountaineers in Britain. And it’s been a wild ride.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Interview: Buster Martin, second Brit to climb 9a+

On November 17th, Buster Martin became the second Brit to climb a confirmed 9a+. The route was the 15m First Ley in Margalef, Catalonia, a Chris Sharma route. We find out more about him, and what's next.
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Will Bosi's second shot at Olympic dreams in Toulouse

COMPETITIONS

Will Bosi's second shot at Olympic dreams in Toulouse

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27/11/2019

GB Climbing athlete Will Bosi and the other big names from the world of competition climbing that missed out in Hachioji are greatly anticipating the IFSC Combined Qualifier in Toulouse which starts Thursday 29 November for their second chance to qualify for selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Remembering Andy Pollitt

Andy Pollitt, pioneering rock star who put up some of the hardest British routes of the 80s and 90s, died from a stroke a week ago. Sarah Stirling speaks to his childhood friend, Jerry Moffatt, and gathers some brilliant stories from Andy's climbing life. There will be a memorial service on Sunday December 1 in Sheffield. Jerry Moffatt told us: "All welcome. It's going to be a great event for climbers to get together."
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Youth Climbing Series 2020

The BMC Youth Climbing Series is a climbing competition for young people. The series is extremely popular and attracts hundreds of young climbers nationwide.
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INTERNATIONAL

How will Brexit affect travel insurance?

Deal or no deal? The UK leaving the EU, with or without a deal, will change the way Brits travel to and from the UK. What does Brexit mean for our holidays? And how will it affect travel insurance? Find out more here.
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New report recommends our national parks actively connect all parts of society

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New report recommends our national parks actively connect all parts of society

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30/09/2019

The government has published the final report of its recent Landscape review on the current health and role of our national parks and Areas Of Outstanding National Beauty. BMC Access Officer Cath Flitcroft takes an initial look at what this means for climbers and hill walkers.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Outdoor sport climbing days for young people

This is a one day outdoor sport climbing course for 11-17 year olds who are confidently leading on indoor climbing walls. As well as being a fun day out climbing the course will cover key safety skills for both the participant and the parent. For more information about climbing outdoors read the parents guide by clicking the link below:
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Outdoor trad climbing days for young people

This is a one day outdoor trad climbing course for 11-17 year olds who are confidently leading on indoor climbing walls. As well as being a fun day out climbing the course will cover key safety skills for both the participant and the parent. This type of climbing is what is predominantly practiced on British crags. For more information for parents about climbing read the Parents guide to climbing by clicking the link below:
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Performance sport climbing days for young people

These courses will be run by Ian Dunn who has many years of experience sport climbing. Ian has been the Manager of the GB Junior Climbing Team and is a Development Coach. Ian really enjoys sport climbing and has climbed extensively in the UK, Europe and Thailand, he also loves passing on knowledge to others and seeing climbers push themselves and achieve their goals. Ian has run many workshops and Sport Climbing Courses for The BMC.
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2626/11/2019BMC Cymru South Wales Area Meeting & Area AGM
Up and Under
2727/11/2019BMC Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM & Annual Quiz
The Norfolk Arms
2828/11/2019BMC North East Area Meeting & Area AGM
Newcastle Climbing Centre
2929/11/2019BMC Winter Skills Lecture: Cardiff
Cardiff University
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