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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Get live weather and conditions from Snowdon Summit

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30/07/2019

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

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10/06/2019

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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

More to remove: BMC Hills 2 Oceans

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12/08/2019

400 litter pickers, 2000 bin bags, over 50 clean up events and the removal of lots of rubbish! That’s what the BMC’s Hills 2 Oceans Campaign has achieved so far. But the campaign is still ongoing and we want more volunteers to take part in clean up events throughout the rest of the year and across the country.
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GENERAL

The BMC and hill walking: position update

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02/08/2019

The BMC has a broad remit as the representative body for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers in England and Wales. Here’s a snapshot of our work for walkers over the years and a look ahead at what the future might hold.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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01/08/2019

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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SKILLS

Behind the scenes: training, youth and walls

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01/08/2019

Continuing our series of articles about the work of volunteer-led BMC specialist committees, we highlight the work of the Training, Youth & Walls Committee; from climbing walls to climbing mountains TYWC oversees a very diverse programme of events, publications and initiatives.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

In Perpetual Memory: Scafell Pike

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25/07/2019

England’s highest mountain has been a constant headache for its custodians, the National Trust and Fix the Fells, as ever-increasing numbers seek to top England’s highest summit. Yet a poignant anniversary has highlighted the continuing need for large-scale projects to repair and revamp its slopes and pathways.
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CLUBS

Training Courses for club members

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17/07/2019

Introducing a new programme of skills-training courses specifically designed for members of BMC affiliated clubs.
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SKILLS

Incident and Near Miss reporting system update: July 2019

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10/07/2019

The BMC Incident and Near Miss reporting system has now been up and running for three months, so we thought we’d take a look at the response so far and encourage anyone involved in an incident or near miss to share their experience.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Paul Tierney breaks 214-peak Wainwright record

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25/06/2019

Last week, Paul Tierney summited every one of the 214 peaks that feature in Alfred Wainwright’s iconic, seven-volume guide to the Lakeland fells - in one go. It took him 6 days, 6 hours and 5 minutes. The Lake District resident broke Steve Birkinshaw’s record by almost seven hours and raised over £28,000 for the charity Mind, UK.
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