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Emma Twyford becomes first British woman to break 9a barrier

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Emma Twyford becomes first British woman to break 9a barrier

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19/09/2019

Emma Twyford has just made history, by becoming the first British woman to break the 9a barrier with her ascent of The Big Bang at Lower Pen Trywn. Sarah Stirling caught up with Emma who went straight back to work routesetting for the BMC British Lead Climbing Championships yesterday - with a bit of a prosecco hangover.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

12 bouldering mistakes you won

Learn these twelve bouldering commandments off by rote and you'll be on your way to bouldering heaven this autumn. Includes tips from Tom Greenall, Imogen Horrocks, Jim Pope, Tom Bunn and BMC readers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Changing behaviours access conference 2019

This year the BMC access conference on Thursday 14 November will look at how we can influence positive behaviour in the outdoors in order to continue to care for the places we love.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 of the best wild swim walks in North Snowdonia

The mountains of North Snowdonia overflow with crystal clear rivers and lakes, making it an ideal destination for wild swimming. Here are some of the best places to strip off your human cares and discover whether there really are mental and physical health benefits to be found in ice-cold llyns.
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RESULTS: British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships 2019

COMPETITIONS

RESULTS: British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships 2019

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23/09/2019

And the results are in! Speed and stamina were of the essence this weekend at the British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships, and they sure weren't lacking!
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COMPETITIONS

3 reasons to watch the BLCC & BSCC

Did you realise it's showdown time? The British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships (BLCC and BSCC) are this weekend on 21-22 September at the Beacon Climbing Centre in North Wales. Why should you come? Well, here's three huge reasons to watch:
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COMPETITIONS

GB Climbing athletes at World Beach Games 2019

Nathan Phillips, Billy Ridal, Shauna Coxsey and Emily Phillips have been selected by the British Olympic Association (BOA) today as four of the 21 athletes to represent Team GB at the first ever World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar, this October.
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MEMBERSHIP

Tell us about your volunteer experience

Volunteers are crucial to the BMC, we couldn't survive without volunteers giving their time and support. To ensure we're doing our best and meeting the needs of BMC volunteers we have put together a volunteer survey.
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Make your winter count

SKILLS

Make your winter count

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18/09/2019

We've joined forces with our friends at Lowe Alpine to bring you #MakeWinterCount - a season of winter skills films and lectures culminating in a social media competition.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Q1 & 2 financial summary

2019 has been another busy year for the BMC with great progress being made in many areas of work including organisational development, governance reform, new access & conservation initiatives and events such as climbing competitions, youth meets and area-based festivals.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Are the Alps falling down?

Are the Alps falling down? IFMGA Mountain Guide Andy Perkins has a stark warning about the impact of climate change on the Alps: “I don’t have children but if I did I wouldn’t persuade them to be mountain guides. I’d be saying ‘Get your yacht sailing ticket...'" Katy Dartford interviews Andy to find out more.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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3030/08/2019BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2019
Moorlakes Wood Scout Activity Centre
3131/08/2019Wilton Fest
pin Wilton Arms Belmont 883-885 Belmont Road
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303/09/2019BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
404/09/2019BMC Midlands Area Meeting
free@last Youth & Community Centre
505/09/2019BMC London & South East Area Meeting & Quiz
The Old King's Head
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707/09/2019BMC South West Area Meeting
The Quay Climbing Centre
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1010/09/2019BMC North West Area Meeting
Sedgley Park Rugby Club
1111/09/2019BMC Peak Area Meeting
The Maynard
1212/09/2019BMC North East Area Meeting
Durham Climbing Centre
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1616/09/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
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2121/09/2019British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships 2019
Beacon Climbing Centre
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2929/09/2019BMC Area Hill Walk - Marsden
Marsden railway station
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404/10/2019European Climbing Championships 2019
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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