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Remembering Andy Pollitt

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Remembering Andy Pollitt

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19/11/2019

Andy Pollitt, pioneering rock star who put up some of the hardest British routes of the 80s and 90s, died from a stroke a week ago. Sarah Stirling speaks to his childhood friend, Jerry Moffatt, and gathers some brilliant stories from Andy's climbing life. There will be a memorial service on Sunday December 1 in Sheffield. Jerry Moffatt told us: "All welcome. It's going to be a great event for climbers to get together."
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Nirmal Purja climbs all 14 of the world

The 36-year-old Nepalese mountaineer and former British Special Forces soldier summited Shishapangma (8,027m) at 08:59 on Tuesday 29 October. Beginning in April, the extraordinary mission had taken him 6 months and 7 days. Sarah Stirling has the whole story.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Youth Climbing Series 2020

The BMC Youth Climbing Series is a climbing competition for young people. The series is extremely popular and attracts hundreds of young climbers nationwide.
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INTERNATIONAL

How will Brexit affect travel insurance?

Deal or no deal? The UK leaving the EU, with or without a deal, will change the way Brits travel to and from the UK. What does Brexit mean for our holidays? And how will it affect travel insurance? Find out more here.
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New report recommends our national parks actively connect all parts of society

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New report recommends our national parks actively connect all parts of society

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30/09/2019

The government has published the final report of its recent Landscape review on the current health and role of our national parks and Areas Of Outstanding National Beauty. BMC Access Officer Cath Flitcroft takes an initial look at what this means for climbers and hill walkers.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC members get discounted subscription to Trek and Mountain magazine

Exciting news for you mountain fanatics! We have partnered with Trek and Mountain to get a discounted price of annual subscription to the magazine.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC Members get discounted subscription to Fall-Line Skiing magazine

Exciting news for you keen skiers! We have partnered with Fall-Line Skiing - the UK's best specialist ski magazine with the best coverage on gear, backcountry, powder & stonking places to ride.
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LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Peak Area: November 2019

The November 2019 issue of the BMC Peak Area Newsletter is now online, keeping you informed about what’s happening in the region, including details of the next BMC Peak Area Meeting.
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BMC steps up at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC steps up at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

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18/11/2019

It’s been another sensational Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF) with some of the best films, events and moments we’ve ever seen. Thanks to everyone that came down to our stand, we think we had the most successful KMF yet! We were on fire so let’s check out the highlights:
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COMPETITIONS

2020 National Competition Schedule

In this Olympic year, the BMC is pleased to present the National competition schedule for 2020.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad 2020- Selection Results

The GB National Development Squad Selection Event took place at Awesome Walls Sheffield and the Depot Climbing Centre, Sheffield over the weekend of 9 & 10 November.
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BMC ORGANISATION

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We’re on the hunt for a new partnerships and events co-ordinator to join our team.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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202/11/2019Sphagnum moss planting – Peak District
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808/11/2019Women in Adventure Film Evening with Eden Valley Mountaineering Club
George Hotel
909/11/2019West Bromwich MC coach meet – Black Mountains (open invitation to BMC members)
Edward Street car park
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1111/11/2019BMC North West Area Meeting & Area AGM
Sedgley Park Rugby Club
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1313/11/2019BMMS Science Day
Bamford Village Institute
1414/11/2019BMC Access Conference: Changing Behaviours
Spinningfields Conference Centre
1515/11/2019Kendal Mountain Festival
Brewery Arts Centre
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1919/11/2019BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting & Area AGM
Beacon Climbing Centre
2020/11/2019BMC Midlands Area Meeting & Area AGM
Old Edwardians Sports Club
2121/11/2019BMC London & SE Area Meeting & Area AGM & Jesse Dufton talk
The Old King's Head
2222/11/2019One Day As A Tiger: John Porter Lecture – Threlkeld
Blencathra Centre
2323/11/2019BMC South West Area Meeting & Area AGM & David Hillebrandt talk
The Quay Climbing Centre
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2626/11/2019BMC Cymru South Wales Area Meeting & Area AGM
Up and Under
2727/11/2019BMC Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM & Annual Quiz
The Norfolk Arms
2828/11/2019BMC North East Area Meeting & Area AGM
Newcastle Climbing Centre
2929/11/2019BMC Winter Skills Lecture: Cardiff
Cardiff University
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