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Autumn trekking in Nepal: will BMC Travel Insurance cover me?

MEMBERSHIP

Autumn trekking in Nepal: will BMC Travel Insurance cover me?

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03/07/2015

Major reconstruction work and in-depth assessments are underway in Nepal to build-back-better and get the Himalayan nation ready for the upcoming tourist season. What does this mean for trekkers and climbers taking out travel insurance?
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BMC ORGANISATION

Help save the world - one crag at a time

Off on that road trip of a lifetime but need to earn some cash before you go? Just finished uni but not ready to enter the rat race yet? Got a few months to spare and need flexible work to fit around your climbing? If any of these sound like you, read on…
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Sharna King was climbing in Nepal when May's earthquake struck. After surviving terrifying ordeals both in the mountains and down in Namche Bazaar, she was desperate to get home but had no idea how to go about it. BMC Travel Insurance team to the rescue! Here Sharna explains what happened next, and why she's now sure we offer the best mountain and climbing insurance there is.
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BMC ORGANISATION

LIVE - Celebs join forces with Everest heroes in once-in-a-lifetime charity auction for Nepal

Famous faces, big name brands and world-renowned mountaineers are donating their time and expertise as well as personal treasures to help raise funds for the earthquake relief effort in Nepal.
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Bid now! Win a day out with a BMC Ambassador in our Nepal Charity Auction

BMC ORGANISATION

Bid now! Win a day out with a BMC Ambassador in our Nepal Charity Auction

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03/07/2015

The bidding is hotting up in our Nepal Charity Auction. Many of the eBay auctions end this Sunday so check it out before it’s too late. BMC Ambassadors and other mountain celebs have donated all kinds of incredible things to raise funds for Nepal, including their skills.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Beat the hill herds: 7 alternative walking weekends for this summer

The usual hill walking hotspots get so cluttered up in summer they can become uncomfortable. Why not escape the crowds in the Lakes and Snowdonia and head to one of these amazing alternative destinations?
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YOUTH & EQUITY

BMC Disability Symposium 2015 dates announced

Advance notice for your diary: the BMC's second Disability Symposium will be held at the Calvert Trust in Keswick over the weekend of 27 - 29 November later this year.
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GUIDEBOOKS

Escape the heat: six shady grit crags

If you can’t stand the heat... This year’s kitchen has been hotter than hell with endless sunshine and blockbusting temps. How long can this last? And where can you climb on grit? Niall Grimes has the answer.
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BMC Advanced Physical Training for Climbing workshop

SKILLS

BMC Advanced Physical Training for Climbing workshop

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03/07/2015

Not sure which training method to choose? Or how to fuel you body? Come along to our new workshop to learn best how to periodise your training, or those you may coach, to greatest effect.
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SKILLS

Alpine skills: how to speed up

Heading to the Alps this summer? It's time to leave the kitchen sink at home and think fast and light. Baggy Richards and Steve Long are here to help you save some weight and time.
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MEDICAL

High and dry: six myths about hiking in the heat

Heat and sun are unusual hazards in our mountain areas, but it’s worth debunking some of the myths around exercise in hot conditions.
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COMPETITIONS

First Para competition of the season - IFSC Imst, Austria 27–28 June

The GB paraclimbing team took part in the first international comp of the year situated in Imst, Austria. Climbers heading out were John Churcher, Phil Mitchell, Dave Bowes and Sianagh Gallagher.
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303/07/2015BMC North East Climbing & Walking Festival 2015
Highburn House Country Holiday Park
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Ousel's Nest Quarry
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909/07/2015Doug Scott lecture: The Three Peaks: Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga – Norwich
Edith Cavell Building
1010/07/2015Kendal Mountain Festival World Tour Film Night - Cardiff
New Theatre
1111/07/2015Senior BBC – Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger Festival
1212/07/2015BMC Hill Walking Meet – Ingleborough
Yorkshire Dales National Park Centre
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The Vaynol Arms
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2020/07/2015This Girl Can Climb London
The Castle Climbing Centre
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The Castle Climbing Centre
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Peak District
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Portland
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