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BMC Coach Education & FUNdamentals workshops

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22/07/2020

Whether climbing or coaching indoors, on the crags, or in the Alps our workshops cover a range of themes that will broaden your knowledge and improve your coaching.
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Trad tips: how to lead Severe

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20/02/2020

With spring coming, it'll soon be time to dust off the trad rack and get out on some real rock. This year could be the year you lead Severe! Whether you’ve been stuck at VDiff for a while, you’re keen to push on after last year’s development or you’re preparing for Mountain Training’s Rock Climbing Instructor qualification, let's find out how to progress to that grade:
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Apply now for a summer Alpine Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust course

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27/01/2020

Aspiring mountaineers act now! Applications are still open for this summer’s Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust (JCMT) Alpine courses. But hurry, the closing date is 29 February.
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Scrambling in winter: tips and tricks for efficiency

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07/01/2020

In winter, Britain's bristling ridges are transformed. The heart-stopping exposure remains but the crowds depart. The challenges are heightened – a changeable array of snow, ice, rain and wind – but so, too, is the beauty. Scrambling in winter is a step up in every way: here are some tips from the pros for getting it right.
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What are the Jonathan Conville skills courses?

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02/01/2020

The Conville courses, as they are affectionately known, are an excellent way for young mountaineers to gain essential skills.
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Do I need qualifications?

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01/01/2020

You don't need a qualification to go climbing, hill walking or mountaineering. One of the great freedoms that mountain users cherish is the ability to enjoy themselves without the presence of regulation.
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Qualifications explained

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01/01/2020

An introduction to the qualifications administered by Mountain Training for walking, climbing and mountaineering leaders, instructors and coaches.
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Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2020

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18/12/2019

There are a range of courses, lectures, workshops and training opportunities that the BMC organises to bring the best value possible to its members.
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Mountain Training Cymru Update

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28/10/2019

Eisteddfod, Strategic Development and Walking Scheme Review
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Six ways to pinpoint your location

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30/09/2019

Can you find north and estimate your latitude using the stars? Do you know how to find your location in order to explain it to the Mountain Rescue in an emergency? Do you know how to take a grid reference and a bearing? What communication device could you take with you when going into the hills alone, in case of an emergency outside phone reception? There's something for everyone in this skills article.
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