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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Will a Covid-19 vaccine allow a return to normality?

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16/11/2020

The recent news that a vaccine has shown effectiveness against Covid-19 is very encouraging. But what does this mean for outdoor goers? Does this mean all climbing and mountaineering will get back to normal after Christmas? Professor Ian Hall of Nottingham University answers a few questions:
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WALLS

Climbing the walls during Covid

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03/11/2020

With England facing Lockdown 2, climbing walls are shutting once more. This is just the latest of a long line of challenges facing walls in 2020. Dan Middleton takes a look.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

England Lockdown 2: what’s different for climbers and walkers?

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03/11/2020

On Saturday, the Prime Minister announced plans for a second lockdown in England from 5 November. Lockdown 2 is likely to be different in a number of ways to the initial lockdown we saw in March, but how is it expected to affect climbers and walkers? Our access team take a look.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC membership numbers: latest update

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21/10/2020

We want to say a big thanks to every BMC member who has continued to support us through the Coronavirus crisis. From weekly Facebook Lives and GB Climbing home training videos, to our access team working to re-open the crags and fight for your mountain access, we couldn’t have made it without you. Read on to discover our latest membership figures.
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MEMBERSHIP

Try the BMC for £1 / month

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15/10/2020

Here’s some great news if you’re 27 or under and are thinking about joining the BMC. We’ve just launched a brand-new U27 digital membership. And, to celebrate, you can take out BMC U27 membership for just £1 / month.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Coronavirus update – new rule of 6

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06/10/2020

In response to the new ‘rule of six’ announced by Government on Monday 14 September, the BMC has summarised the most recent guidance and will try to keep this updated as soon as new information or changes are made available.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Coronavirus and hill walking: your questions answered

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07/08/2020

Heading for the hills? Get the lowdown on masks, sharing transport, what to do if you meet someone on a narrow path – and much more. We’re back with expert Professor Ian Hall to answer your essential Coronavirus hill-walking questions.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The latest climbing, hill walking, coronavirus update: 3 August

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06/08/2020

The latest climbing, hill walking and coronavirus update provided by Mountain Training.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Climbing chalk may help deactivate coronavirus says ABC

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24/07/2020

Climber's chalk may help reduce presence of coronavirus according to the first findings of a study from De Montfort University that was commissioned by the ABC.
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WALLS

Covid-19 and climbing walls: what you need to know

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21/07/2020

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for! Climbing walls around England will be reopening on Saturday 25 July, but is it safe to go? The Association of British Climbing Walls have been hard at work to produce guidelines on making climbing walls as Covid safe as possible. Let’s take a look.
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