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Outdoor gear companies: now manufacturing coronavirus solutions

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Outdoor gear companies: now manufacturing coronavirus solutions

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06/04/2020

Across the globe, outdoor gear manufacturers are coming up with creative ways to help frontline workers deal with the coronavirus pandemic. From converting snorkels into ventilator parts to sewing masks and gowns, Sarah Stirling investigates.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Support the outdoor community

It’s time to show our love for the outdoor community and help all those that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how to show your support:
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC office Coronavirus closing information

Following the latest advice from the government, the BMC office in Manchester is temporarily closing from 5pm on Tuesday 24 March. We'll be back as soon as we can - until then stay safe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing and hill walking: it’s time to put it on hold

The BMC and mountain rescue teams advise all climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to stay in their home area and put all climbing and hill walking on hold.
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Which BMC events are cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus?

MEMBERSHIP

Which BMC events are cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus?

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23/03/2020

Here is the updated list of all cancelled or postponed BMC events:
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Should you go climbing outdoors and hill walking?

As overseas travel is restricted and indoor walls start to close, should you be heading out climbing and hill walking?
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PRESS

How does Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect your BMC Travel Insurance policy?

Coronavirus has hit the headlines and is disrupting travel around the world. If you’re planning a trip and have BMC Travel Insurance, what should you know about Coronavirus?
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BMC ORGANISATION

Coronavirus: a statement from the BMC President, Chair & CEO

The BMC remains fully operational and will do its utmost to support the best interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers, and our friends in the outdoor industry and climbing walls sector through this exceptionally difficult period.
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Get skilled up with the BMC on a club member training course

CLUBS

Get skilled up with the BMC on a club member training course

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07/04/2020

Some date changes and cancellations due to coronavirus outbreak. Are you a BMC club member wanting to learn new skills? Come along to one of our safety training courses to learn about outdoor first aid or improvised rescue for climbers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Should I go for a walk during lockdown?

Yes, please do go for a gentle walk as part of your daily exercise if you can do so safely and from your front door. However, you must ensure you stick to Government guidelines and keep yourself and others safe.
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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin

In light of the fast-moving situation regarding coronavirus the BMC has decided to postpone this event, and it will now be taking place in September 2020. The health and well-being of all those involved, and the wider public, is paramount.
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CLUBS

How to train novice members in your club - next steps advanced skills

In light of the fast-moving situation regarding coronavirus the BMC has decided to postpone this event, and it will now be taking place in September 2020. The health and well-being of all those involved, and the wider public, is paramount.
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