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SKILLS

Winter skills films series one: The Basics

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22/11/2018

Confused by crampons? Hacked off by axes? Afraid of avalanches? In association with the Association of Mountain Instructors, Lowe Alpine and DMM, BMC TV presents four series of winter skills films to help you get it white.
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Ticks and Lyme disease: what to do about tick bites

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01/08/2018

Nasty critters that latch onto you, nobody likes coming home to find a tick with its head buried in your skin. So with cases of Lyme disease increasing in Europe, make sure you know what to do to prevent tick bites and how to safely remove ticks that are already attached.
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Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2019

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26/03/2018

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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HSE reviews climbing, hill walking and mountaineering provision

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19/02/2018

BMC members are encouraged to submit their views on the review of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.
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Do I need crampons? Planning your winter walk

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31/01/2018

Do I need crampons for a walk in winter conditions? There’s no definitive answer, but if you’re going for anything more adventurous than a winter walk on the beach, then the answer is: ‘Yes, probably.’
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All set for an early sunset? 9 ways to prepare

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24/10/2017

Since the clocks go back this weekend, suddenly the Sunday evening sunset will arrive significantly earlier. It's easy to be caught out. So to help, let's shine a light on some steps you should take to avoid being unexpectedly out in the dark on the hills.
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The Ten Commandments of winter walking

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18/01/2017

A scripture-inspired guide to surviving and thriving in the British hills as a walker this winter. Go forth and play.
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Essential winter know-how

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23/12/2016

Heading for the hills this winter? Whether you're a seasoned winter warrior or just taking your first icy steps, we've got a mountain of essential skills & equipment advice right here on the BMC website.
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Chill thrills: how to keep scrambling over winter

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16/11/2016

Got hooked on scrambling over summer? Here’s what you need to know to keep tackling those airy arêtes and bristling ridges over winter.
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How to be hill fit: 12 tips to stay fast

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08/09/2016

The best way to prepare yourself for the hills is to get out in the hills. But what if you can only get out once a month? Running guide Sarah Ridgway reveals her secrets to staying fast.
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