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Army of outdoor enthusiasts harvest a panda’s worth of rubbish from the Peak District

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Army of outdoor enthusiasts harvest a panda’s worth of rubbish from the Peak District

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19/05/2017

Parts of the Peak District attract more than their fair share of rubbish – but after well over 100 volunteers blitzed a litter hotspot in the Peak District, one particular corner is looking a lot better.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Will Sim and Greg Boswell climb two new routes in Alaska

Wil Sim and Greg Boswell have recently climbed two new routes from the Buckskin Glacier in the Central Alaska Range, which lies 15 miles southeast of Denali; the main peak in the range is the Moose's Tooth. The first route is an 'outrageously good' line on the Bear's Tooth, and the second may be the first ascent of a peak. Sarah Stirling gets the low down, and finds out why they named the routes Beastiality and Shark Fishing.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Meet the new team at the top of the BMC

From a technologist to a CEO; a qualified barrister to director of the Women's Climbing Symposium. Meet your new voluntary team at the top of the BMC.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Meet Nick Kurth: the BMC’s new acting president

Nick Kurth caught the bug early on: from scrambling up slabs in the Lake District as a youth on a school trip, to the likes of reading his way through as much mountain literature as he could lay his hands on. Here the BMC's new acting president talks about finding his passion and fitting it around his career.
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Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

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08/05/2017

Last year, we brought you Alex Honnold. Now we’ve teamed up with Penguin Live to bring you another American rock star. This July, climbing legend Tommy Caldwell is coming to Sheffield and London.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Lynn Robinson: New BMC vice president

Introducing Lynn Robinson, a new vice president of the BMC. This all-round volunteer star has already made a significant difference to the BMC: she has contributed to all the current BMC series of guidebooks and is an active and enthusiastic member of the Peak Area committee.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Position Statement: Aldery Cliff

Following reports of significant unsanctioned work having taken place at Aldery Cliff (a BMC owned crag near Buxton), the BMC's Land Management Group met at the crag to discuss the situation. The following is a position statement from the group about the work.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Legendary mountaineer Ueli Steck killed in the Himalaya: tributes

Ueli Steck was killed in the Himalaya last weekend. The 40-year-old was near Camp 1, on the way up Nuptse when he fell into the Western Cwm. He was climbing solo, acclimatising for an ambitious new route that he planned to try, combining Everest with Lhotse. We celebrate an extraordinary life, complete with videos and climbers' tributes.
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Free to watch: The Bothy Project

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Free to watch: The Bothy Project

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24/04/2017

Awesome news: yet another award-winning BMC TV film is going public. If you haven't seen it yet, The Bothy Project is now free to watch. Find out how here.
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MEMBERSHIP

For when you

For when you're off. Annual BMC Rock insurance is only £95 this spring. Don't hang around - get covered today.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Pembroke Festival of Climbing

The first ever BMC supported Pembrokeshire Festival of Climbing is being held this weekend at Bosherston in south Pembrokeshire. Organised by keen local climbers and with a great forecast, good tides, lots of bacon butties and a free talk by BMC ambassador James McHaffie this promises to be the "mother" of all climbing meets!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Manifesto: General Election 2017

Ahead of the election on 8 June, the BMC is challenging politicians to recognise the huge value of outdoor recreation in their manifestos and policies, while also understanding the need to protect the special qualities of the outdoors for the benefit of all.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2424/04/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting: hill walking special
The Wheatley Arms
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2828/04/2017Raven's Pit – Sticklebarn, Langdale
Sticklebarn
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606/05/2017Training your Novice Club Members weekend
Plas y Brenin
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1212/05/2017Pinnacle Club Open Meet – Peak District
RO (Bob) Downes Hut
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2121/05/2017Southern Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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2626/05/2017South Wales Area Meeting
YHA Manorbier
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101/06/2017London & South East Area Meeting and George Cave talk
Ye Olde Cock Tavern
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303/06/2017BMC first aid & mountain medicine weekend
Outside
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