Make your winter count

Posted by Becky McGovern on 18/09/2019

We've joined forces with our friends at Lowe Alpine to bring you #MakeWinterCount - a season of winter skills films and lectures culminating in a social media competition.

#MakeWinterCount is brought to you by the BMC and Lowe Alpine

UK LECTURE TOUR

Who can go? Our winter skills lectures are brilliant for anybody who wants to learn more about winter mountain skills.  You’ll go from bumbling about to striding with confidence to the summit after you’ve gained all the knowledge from expert Winter Mountaineering Instructors Sam Leary and Mick Jones.

What’s more, there’ll be loads of Lowe Alpine goodies up for grabs in the free prize draw each evening to tool you up!

So what skills will you learn about? Everything the new winter adventurer could possibly need, including:

Equipment and clothing
Navigation
Footwork
Route planning
Avalanche awareness
Climbing
And much more!

Tickets on sale end of September

Tickets will cost £7 for BMC members and £9 for non-members. Group discount: £4.75 when purchasing 10 or more tickets.

Venues and dates

All lectures start at 7pm and finish at approximately 9pm with a half-way interval.

Leeds Tuesday 19 November

Coventry Wednesday 20 November

Capel Curig Thursday 21 November

London Tuesday 26 November

London Wednesday 27 November

Plymouth Thursday 28 November

Cardiff Friday 29 November 

Further information

Please contact Becky McGovern at the BMC

SOCIAL MEDIA COMPETITION

Over the whole of winter, the BMC and Lowe Alpine are running a winter competition.  Share your winter adventures on social media with the hashtag #MakeWinterCount and you’ll be entered into a fantastic prize draw worth thousands of pounds (winners will be announced next Spring). 

WINTER SKILLS FILMS

Get yourself winter ready by watching our skills films on BMC YouTube


#MakeWinterCount

Calling all winter warriors – share your winter journey to join our amazing competition. Want to find out how to win free stuff with your polar pics? Read on.

Over the whole of winter, starting in November, the BMC and Lowe Alpine are running an immense competition that you don't want to miss.

If you've a penchant for snowy slopes, frosty escapades, or dicey ice adventures, make sure to take some epic snaps or short videos along the way. Then, when you return to your hero's welcome, share your winter journey with us via social media with the right hashtag to enter our fantastic monthly prize draw.

Follow us to find out more

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Watch and learn: BMC TV's Winter Skills Videos

Become a winter warrior with BMC TV's skills channel. Watch our series of educational winter videos:

Series one: The Basics

Series two: The Basics Part Deux

Series three: Climbing Grade I/II

Series four: Time to get technical

WATCH: Climbing and protecting steeper mixed ground

READ: Essential winter know-how


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Anonymous User
03/08/2018
Why are there no events in the South West?

Last years session at Bristol Uni was rammed so there must be the attendance numbers
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08/08/2018
shame the whole of the Yorkshire area has been missed off the list?

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