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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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 2nd January 2018.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Parking charges planned at Walna Scar

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06/12/2017

Proposed plans to Walna Scar Car Park, the popular outdoor access point, will change it to ‘pay and display’ and make it smaller than what is already available. Find out more about the situation and how to oppose the changes with the click of a button.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to bag the Wainwrights: a beginner's guide

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18/09/2017

It's no easy feat, but with a little advice, organisation, knowledge and determination, climbing The Wainwright Fells is doable for almost anyone. Whether hills, peaks, or mountains are your bag, this beginner-friendly guide from Jamie Knop aims to teach you about the fells and how to plan for and complete them.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Lake District UNESCO status: hill walkers and climbers react

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18/07/2017

The recent awarding of world heritage site status to the Lake District has reignited debates about how England’s most prized mountain landscape should best be cared for. What do hill walkers, climbers and BMC volunteers think?
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HUTS

Great Lingy Hut taken over by MBA

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26/06/2017

The Mountain Bothies Association (MBA) announce it has taken over responsibility for maintaining the Great Lingy Hut, in the Lake District Northern Fells.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

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08/02/2017

Exciting news for Lake District winter climbers: a brand new system to transmit live winter conditions has just been installed on Great End, one of the Lake District’s most reliable and well-known winter crags.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Standing tall: protesters climb Lake District hill as anti-pylon movement grows

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08/06/2016

More than 80 people climbed a Lake District hill to protest proposals to build a line of giant pylons on the edge of one of the UK’s most treasured landscapes.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Join the Lakeland Revival for round three

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02/06/2016

Tired of queuing for routes down your local wall or even worse at your local sport crag? We've got an idea to get you a bit further afield. Join the Lakeland Revival by ticking off one of our brand new Route Cards or submitting your personal story online to be in with a chance to win some Arc’teryx kit.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Lakes and Dales extensions approved - but will they be further delayed?

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23/10/2015

The BMC has heartily welcomed the decision by environment minister Liz Truss to grant extensions to the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks, but hopes the process of putting them in place is not further delayed by spending decisions.
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GUIDEBOOKS

Take that, world - Wired guidebook scoops international award

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20/10/2015

In the world of mountain literature, one award stands head and shoulders over all the others in terms of status and glory. The Banff Mountain Book Competition Awards, based in Canada, have long been held as the gold standard seal of approval; the Olympics, the Oscars, the Mount Everest of climbing. A victory here is a proud nod towards anyone’s work.
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