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Hills 2 Oceans returns for 2020

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Hills 2 Oceans returns for 2020

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25/02/2020

Since the start of 2019, Hills 2 Oceans (H2O) has been calling on BMC members and the wider public to get involved in a litter pick to help remove as much litter and plastic from our hills, mountains and crags as possible so it doesn’t end up in our oceans. The campaign is back for 2020 and this year we’re calling on volunteers to do even more.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Crags spruced up courtesy of BMC volunteers

We’re not even two months into the new decade, and already volunteers in the Peak District, South East and South West have been getting their hands dirty and helping to make improvements at their local crags. Here’s a look at what they have been up to and an opportunity for us to say a big thank you to all involved!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Unauthorised encampments and trespass

There are concerns that government are considering moves to turn trespass from a civil offence to a criminal one. In a public consultation that is currently out for comment, it has been suggested that police powers could be strengthened to force people to move on from unauthorised encampments. The BMC is concerned however, that there could be unintentional consequences of the proposals around issues such as wild camping.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Emma Twyford and The Big Bang: on tour

Watch the award-winning Big Bang film in cinemas and Patagonia stores this March. Join top climber Emma Twyford, comedian Niall Grimes and filmmaker David Petts, as BMC TV and Patagonia present a very special five-date Big Bang Tour.
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Shauna Coxsey first Team GB sport climber

COMPETITIONS

Shauna Coxsey first Team GB sport climber

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11/02/2020

Shauna Coxsey today became the first sport climber selected to represent Team GB at the Olympic Games.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The future of Stanage: have your say

A public consultation is currently running to gather views on the future management of the North Lees Estate which contains a large section of the iconic Stanage Edge. The BMC is responding to this consultation but we are encouraging individual climbers and walkers who are passionate about this landscape to respond too. We have written this article to give some background and context for those who are not familiar with the situation the estate finds itself in.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival tickets go on sale for 2020

ShAFF is calling on people who love the outdoors to seek out acts of adventurous rebellion as it launches ticket sales for this year’s festival, which takes place at the Showroom Cinema from 20-22 March.
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MEMBERSHIP

15% off annual BMC Alpine & Ski Travel Insurance in Europe

In a tight spot? BMC Travel Insurance is serious about making sure our members are covered for any occurrence, which is why we provide £10 million emergency medical cover. And to sweeten the deal, this winter from 1 January get 15% off all annual Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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Plas y Brenin: exclusive BMC member discounts

MEMBERSHIP

Plas y Brenin: exclusive BMC member discounts

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13/12/2019

We’ve been working on some special offers for BMC members with our partners at Plas y Brenin, the National Outdoor Centre. Keep reading to discover how to access discounted skills courses for yourself or get a great deal when you take your club to Plas y Brenin.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

BMC Student Safety Seminar 2020

The BMC Student Safety Seminar is for any students who are involved in running a climbing, hill walking or mountaineering club at their University. The seminar will be held at Plas y Brenin in North Wales on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October 2020.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC Board of Directors: January 2020 meeting summary

A scheduled meeting of the Board was held on 29 January (1:00 until 18:00) at the Loughborough University campus following a Sport & Recreation Alliance (SRA) event attended by the CEO and Chair. Some matters needed to be referred to a subsequent phone meeting on the evening of 12 February.
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CLUBS

Training Courses for club members

A programme of skills-training courses in scrambling, climbing and navigation specifically designed for members of BMC affiliated clubs.
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