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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Best of BMC TV: Top five trad climbing films for lockdown

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20/04/2020

Do you hear that? Nuts, cams and hexes chinking together to create the tune of tradventures out on rock. Okay, so the gear jingles may be faint echoes these days, but fear not, we're bringing them back. We've headed down into the BMC TV archives and pulled out our favourite trad climbing films to make up for this temporary trad absence. Sit back, relax and watch our top five picks:
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MEMBERSHIP

15% off annual BMC Rock Travel Insurance in Europe

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02/03/2020

In a tight spot? BMC Travel Insurance is serious about making sure our members are covered for any occurrence, which is why we provide £10 million emergency medical cover. And to sweeten the deal, this spring from 1 March get 15% off single trip rock insurance policies in Europe.
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SKILLS

Trad tips: how to lead Severe

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20/02/2020

With spring coming, it'll soon be time to dust off the trad rack and get out on some real rock. This year could be the year you lead Severe! Whether you’ve been stuck at VDiff for a while, you’re keen to push on after last year’s development or you’re preparing for Mountain Training’s Rock Climbing Instructor qualification, let's find out how to progress to that grade:
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CLUBS

Pinnacle Club secures National Lottery support for centenary plans

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17/02/2020

Great news for the Pinnacle Club - a national club for women climbers – as it has been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £70,000, to create a multimedia archive to mark the club's centenary in 2021.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Calling all adventurers for the London Mountain Film Festival 2020

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07/02/2020

The mountains are coming to London! The BMC is excited to be partners of the first and only resident Mountain Film Festival in London, which launches this year on 2-3 May 2020 at the Royal Geographical Society and will feature a number of awesome UK premieres!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Will Bosi becomes second Brit to climb 9b

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05/02/2020

GB Climbing Team member and Olympic hopeful Will Bosi has become the second Brit to climb 9b with an ascent of the Adam Ondra route La Capella in Siurana, Spain, also becoming the first Brit to climb 9b abroad.
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SKILLS

Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2020

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18/12/2019

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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Ready to Rock: Outdoor days 2020

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11/12/2019

Ready to Rock courses are designed to help indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment. To take advantage of what is on offer you will need to have been climbing indoors a few times already. You will need to be able to put on and adjust a harness, tie in to the rope and belay a climbing partner. These courses are for people aged 18 or older.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Outdoor sport climbing days for young people

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05/12/2019

This is a one day outdoor sport climbing course for 11-17 year olds who are confidently leading on indoor climbing walls. As well as being a fun day out climbing the course will cover key safety skills for both the participant and the parent. For more information about climbing outdoors read the parents guide by clicking the link below:
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Outdoor trad climbing days for young people

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05/12/2019

This is a one day outdoor trad climbing course for 11-17 year olds who are confidently leading on indoor climbing walls. As well as being a fun day out climbing the course will cover key safety skills for both the participant and the parent. This type of climbing is what is predominantly practiced on British crags. For more information for parents about climbing read the Parents guide to climbing by clicking the link below:
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