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Everest: the proposed new rules

INTERNATIONAL

Everest: the proposed new rules

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23/08/2019

A spike in deaths on Everest this year provoked media attention and an outcry of opinions. At a press conference last week, Nepal's Ministry of Tourism proposed stricter access regulations. But what should change, and will anything actually happen?
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COMPETITIONS

Dream week for Shauna Coxsey: two bronze medals and Olympic quota place

After coming third in the Bouldering event at the IFSC World Championships 2019 in Hachioji, Japan, Shauna Coxsey performed spectacularly to cement her success by breaking the British Speed Climbing record and winning another bronze medal in the Combined event. Shauna also qualified for a quota place to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and, after winning bronze in the Olympic-style Combined event, hopes are high for further success next year.
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COMPETITIONS

IFSC World Championships: Shauna Coxsey qualifies for Tokyo 2020 quota place

In the culmination of a phenomenal week of action at the IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan, GB Climbing’s Shauna Coxsey has qualified for a Tokyo 2020 quota place at the Combined Event.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Women

The fourth annual Women's Trad Fest took place in the sunny Peak District last weekend. It’s a festival largely aimed at beginners and learners, many of whom can already climb but want to learn trad skills in a safe, friendly environment. This year it was run as a BMC event to deliver what must be one of the bigger climbing festivals of its type to be found anywhere.
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Shauna Coxsey wins Bronze in Boulder World Championships 2019

COMPETITIONS

Shauna Coxsey wins Bronze in Boulder World Championships 2019

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13/08/2019

GB Climbing’s Shauna Coxsey claims bronze at the IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan. The third-place finish puts her in a strong position for Olympic qualification which will be decided early next week.
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CYMRU

Get yourself to the BMC Gower Climbing Festival

The BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2019 is now in its 11th year, making it the longest continuously running climbing meetup in the UK. Regular attendees from all across the UK will confess to the delights of the Gower climbing, the fabulous scenery and the much-appreciated morning bacon rolls (veggie options available too!).
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Interview: Pete Dawson ticks Hubble 9a

Last summer, Physics student Pete Dawson climbed his first 9a: Rainshadow at Malham Cove. He's just ticked his second: the world-famous Hubble at Raven Tor. When it was first climbed by Ben Moon in 1990, this route was considered the world's first 8c+. It is now agreed to be even harder - making it the world's first 9a. Who is Pete Dawson, how did he get so strong and does he have any tips for us?
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

WiltonFest 2019 - Lancashire

The ever popular WiltonFest is back for its seventh year in 2019 and as always we’ve got plenty of fun stuff for everyone to get involved with.
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Women in Adventure Film Competition 2020

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2020

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31/07/2019

Switch your cameras back on as the Women in Adventure Film Competition is back in action and you won't want to miss it! If you've got a story to tell, it's time to do so!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Get live weather and conditions from Snowdon Summit

Live weather and conditions information is now available directly from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), thanks to a new innovative project from the BMC and various partners. As part of the AdventureSmart project to provide simple, clear information, to help hill walkers and mountain users make their good mountain day better, this ground-breaking project should help you plan your day and hopefully also reduce some unnecessary call outs to Mountain Rescue.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering and hiking are good for our minds as well as our bodies.
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CLUBS

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

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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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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101/08/2019Women in Adventure Film Competition Launch 2020
Outside Cafe
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303/08/2019An Evening with Jasmin Paris – Wigton
Longlands
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1111/08/2019Steppin' off the path - Navigation Workshop
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3030/08/2019BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2019
Moorlakes Wood Scout Activity Centre
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pin Wilton Arms Belmont 883-885 Belmont Road
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