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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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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

Take care around cows: warning for walkers

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28/09/2020

Each year there are reports of people who have been attacked, or even trampled to death, by cows whilst out walking or approaching crags. In 2014, BMC member Simon Coldrick was badly injured after a cow attacked him as he led a fell race on the edge of Sheffield.
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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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

When will I be able to go climbing and hill walking again?

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04/05/2020

As Covid 19 restrictions show no end, many of us are wondering when we can get back to normality, and the freedom to take part in hill walking and climbing outside. Elfyn Jones from the BMC access team takes a look at the situation – and what the BMC is doing about it.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Top five BMC TV hillwalking films for lockdown

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14/04/2020

Who here is missing the hills? 🙋 We all know they'll be there once our lockdown is lifted, but that doesn't make their absence underfoot any easier. Until you can be reunited with the hills again, we're bringing you five of the best BMC TV films dedicated to those pointy landmasses we all love so much.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What to do on a sunny Easter bank holiday?

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09/04/2020

You may well have made plans of one type or another for what you’re going to be doing over the Easter bank holiday with friends and family but these will now have to be put on hold as we continue to respect the Covid-19 restrictions. Having said that, there is still plenty you can do at home.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Should I go for a walk during lockdown?

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06/04/2020

Yes, please do go for a gentle walk as part of your daily exercise if you can do so safely and from your front door. However, you must ensure you stick to Government guidelines and keep yourself and others safe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Hill Walking Event 2020 Report

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31/03/2020

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. It is a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough after the retreat of ice at the start of the current interglacial period. But you probably already knew that, especially if you joined us on the Geology Walk led by Stephen Mott at the BMC HIll Walking Event 2020.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing and hill walking: it’s time to put it on hold

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23/03/2020

The BMC and mountain rescue teams advise all climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to stay in their home area and put all climbing and hill walking on hold.
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