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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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BMC ORGANISATION

MTE is recruiting two Independent Directors

Help contribute to the present and future of mountaineering, climbing and walking by working with Mountaineering England, who is currently recruiting for two new independent directors to join its Board.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Lucy Mitchell talks her first 8c

Who's the best British female sport climber you've never heard of? Challenging for that title is Lucy Mitchell, who's quietly been amassing a tick list of hard sport climbs over the last year and has just returned from crushing Fish Eye 8c in Oliana Spain, her hardest route yet. Sarah Stirling tracks her down to find out more.
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INTERNATIONAL

Go ski touring with Mountaineering Ireland

Mountaineering Ireland is inviting BMC members to their ski mountaineering meet this March.
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Avian flu outbreak: advice for climbers & walkers

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Avian flu outbreak: advice for climbers & walkers

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10/01/2017

DEFRA has recently confirmed three cases of avian flu (bird flu) in Lincolnshire, Carmarthenshire and North Yorkshire. But what does this mean for climbers and walkers?
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SKILLS

The Ten Commandments of winter walking

A scripture-inspired guide to surviving and thriving in the British hills as a walker this winter. Go forth and play.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC launches Members

Are you a photography enthusiast? Or maybe you just can’t help taking pictures of the outdoors? Either way, we’re inviting all our members to send in your best photo to enter our competition for the 2017 BMC Handbook.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Superwoman: becoming a mother and a climber

Climbing bums make way for climbing mums! When Caroline Schofield became a mother she expected her life to change. But she never thought it would involve climbing.
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Off-piste skills: the essentials

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Off-piste skills: the essentials

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05/01/2017

Want to learn the most essential off-piste skills? Or perhaps you just need a quick refresh before your trip? Don't miss BMC TV's handy little series of three-minute videos starring IFMGA Mountain Guide Joe Vallone, as he demonstrates a number of crucial backcountry skills.
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CLUBS

Rock Club: Get outdoors with Castle MC

Get involved and get outdoors with Sheffield's Castle Mountaineering Club. They are holding two open rock climbing weekends in April and May 2017, providing the opportunity to find out more about the Club, meet some of its members, and get out climbing.
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INTERNATIONAL

List of general mountaineering grants

A list of organisations, Trusts, commercial companies and charities that are able to provide funding support for trips. Be sure to check out each organisation's awarding criteria carefully before making an application to avoid disappointment and also wasting your time.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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1111/01/2017An Evening with Jasmin Paris – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
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1414/01/2017South West Area Meeting
The Quay Climbing Centre
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2020/01/2017Brit Rock Film Tour – Leeds
The Leeds Wall
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2323/01/2017North West Area Meeting
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2626/01/2017London & South East Area Meeting and Heather Geluk talk
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101/02/2017Midlands Area Meeting & Maddy Cope talk
Old Edwardians Sports Club
202/02/2017North Wales Area Meeting
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404/02/2017Training your Novice Club Members (Winter Skills) weekend
Plas y Brenin
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