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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Scarred Scafell Pike: The struggle to control erosion on England’s highest mountain

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18/01/2018

With foot traffic at an all-time high, paths on England's highest mountain are being eroded faster than they can be repaired. We speak to Fix the Fells ranger Liam Prior about the huge challenge of getting the damage under control – and how the BMC and Mend Our Mountains is helping.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Deadline for objecting extended - BMC objects to proposed zipwire development at Thirlmere

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12/12/2017

A Planning Application has recently been submitted for a zipwire which could impact greatly on the landscape character and tranquillity of Thirlmere in the Lake District. The BMC is asking its members to write to the planning authority opposing these plans. Deadline for submissions is 12th January 2018.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Alan Hinkes regales Westminster crowd to rally support for Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million

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24/11/2017

A plush Westminster room on a London evening may seem an unlikely place to be rallying support for our hills and mountains, but when you get about 130 avid outdoor fans together, chuck in some free wine and sprinkle a few Alan Hinkes jokes, it does the trick.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains returns with £1 million target for Britain’s best-loved landscapes

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16/11/2017

The award-winning, headline-grabbing campaign which raised more than £100,000 to repair Britain’s hills and mountains has returned – and is raising its sights ten times higher.
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HUTS

A sunny outlook for club huts?

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16/01/2018

The BMC Huts Group recently completed a survey of mountain huts run by affiliated clubs, with the aim of collecting up-to-date information which may be of use to hut managers and management committees. The results are discussed in more detail in the report below, but the overall conclusions are that many huts are on a sound financial footing and that plenty of huts have improvements either recently completed or scheduled for the near future.
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HUTS

2018 Annual General Meeting of the AMMH Management Committee

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16/01/2018

The 2018 AGM for the Alex MacIntyre Memorial hut is on Saturday 14th April.
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

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16/01/2018

This programme aims to provide training and advice to members and officers on club committees.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Winter solstice: 4 walks to enjoy the long night

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21/12/2017

Winter is here. To get you in a festive wintery spirit, but not into the spirits just yet, we’ve come up with four of the best night walks to enjoy winter solstice – the shortest day of the year and the astronomical beginning of winter.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Winter is Coming (and it's not just for guys)

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13/12/2017

Think you need to be macho to get out in winter? Think again. Mary-Ann Ochota profiles a week of winter training for female walkers, mountaineers and climbers, led by the country’s top female instructors.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Buy presents for a good cause: Mend Our Mountains merchandise

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06/12/2017

Buy a gift from a range of exclusive Tessa Lyons-designed merchandise for Christmas and the profit will go towards the care of our hills, mountains and National Park landscapes.
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