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GUIDEBOOKS

First look: The North Wales Bouldering Guidebook

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16/08/2017

The end of the dark ages is upon us – with the arrival of the new, glossy, and gigantic, North Wales Bouldering Guidebook from Groundup. We snatched it away from the BMC Shop as soon as it arrived to review this epically proportioned tome.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Ogwen Mountaineering Festival 2017

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08/08/2017

The popular Ogwen Mountaineering Festival returns this year to cement its place in the calendar of the outdoor world. Surrounded by the mountain ranges of the Carneddau and Glyderau, it's the perfect setting for such an event! Don't miss this the festival this year on 15-16 September 2017.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdon: Have your say

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28/06/2017

Yr Wyddfa (or Snowdon to most visitors) is possibly the most visited mountain in the world. With nearly half a million climbers and walkers a year visiting its slopes and a tourist train carrying another two hundred thousand visitors to the summit, there are significant management challenges. Snowdonia National Park wants your views on its plans to manage this iconic peak.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New proposals: A threat to Welsh National Parks

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30/05/2017

In March, the BMC and other environmental and recreational groups raised concerns about proposals regarding the future of Welsh National Parks. The Welsh Government is debating these proposals on 6 June. Your help is needed to safeguard National Parks in Wales; use your voice to protect the family of National Parks. Please act before 6 June and read on to see how you can help.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Welsh National Parks under threat

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28/03/2017

A new report commissioned by the Welsh Government recommends sweeping changes to the core purpose and governance of National Parks and other protected landscapes in Wales. The Future Landscapes Wales report has raised serious concerns amongst conservation bodies and recreation groups about the very purpose and future protection of these special places.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Pembroke Range West: Last chance for 2017

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16/01/2017

Brilliant sea cliffs and amazing routes: this what climbing at Pembroke is all about but to get the most out of these stunning sea-cliffs and to climb on the remoter and stunning crags of Range West, some prior planning is essential to avoid nesting birds, tank firing and live bomb training. Read on for the details. The final briefing dates for 2017 are rapidly approaching.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Tremadog rockfall on One Step in The Clouds-updated

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17/03/2016

The substantial and very dangerous loose blocks that posed an imminent threat of a serious and substantial rockfall on the first pitch of the popular route "One Step in the Clouds" at Craig Bwlch y Moch have now been removed however climbers are still warned not to climb the first pitch of this route until the area has cleaned up.
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PRESS

Snowdonia's biggest party: LLAMFF 2016

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12/02/2016

The greatest festival to hit North Wales is back and it's going to be bigger and better than ever. Following on from the massively successful relaunch of the Llanberis Mountain Film Festival (LLAMFF) in 2015, this year's festival will be jammed with loads more amazing films and even more inspirational speakers. Don't miss out!
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WALLS

The Hangout: Pembrokeshire's latest escape from the rain for climbers

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19/01/2016

Climbers in Pembrokeshire have a new place to escape the wet weather and get on the training scene with the opening of The Hangout in the Haverfordwest Leisure Centre.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Kate Worthington on her new role as chair of BMC Cymru

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13/01/2016

It's hard to put a label on the newly appointed chair of BMC Cymru, Kate Worthington. But as she runs her own outdoors company and is actively involved in mountain-related clean-up initiatives, such as the Real Three Peaks Challenge, there's no question that her interests and values are entrenched in the outdoors. Read on to find out more about her plans for Wales.
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