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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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CLUBS

How to train novice members in your club, winter skills

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22/08/2019

It's not too early to start thinking about winter! This popular training event will be returning on 1-2 February 2020 to offer training and support to experienced club members when taking novice club members out in winter conditions.
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

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22/08/2019

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

How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin

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21/08/2019

This popular training event will be returning in 2020 over the weekend of 15-17 May at Plas y Brenin in Snowdonia. The weekend is aimed at the experienced members of affiliated clubs that support less experienced members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Take A Walk on the Wild Side: Mountain Mending in the Scottish Highlands

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21/08/2019

It’s a little different north of the border...especially when you’re in the mountains. Inigo Atkin takes us on a journey where Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million has helped leave a lasting legacy on some of the highest peaks not only in Scotland, but in the whole of the British Isles.
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COMPETITIONS

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

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20/08/2019

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

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18/08/2019

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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YOUTH & EQUITY

Inspiring the next generation: the BMC Young Alpinist's Meet

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15/08/2019

The BMC Young Alpinist's Meet 2019 was a huge success, giving a number of keen British alpinists the tools and knowledge to help prepare them for future expeditions. From technical skills to mental preparations, the meet imparted wisdom and experience that young climbers would struggle to gain from textbooks or articles. Here's what went down:
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COMPETITIONS

New and improved: the Paraclimbing Championships

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15/08/2019

Paraclimbing is getting a makeover: we're pleased to announce changes to the paraclimbing national competitions for 2019. Find out what's going to happen and how to get involved.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Women's Trad Fest: what's this incredibly popular event all about?

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14/08/2019

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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