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Now selected: The 2018 Development Squad

COMPETITIONS

Now selected: The 2018 Development Squad

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06/12/2017

The 2018 Development Squad has been identified following the selection weekend at Awesome Walls Sheffield.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

BMC Peak Youth Climbing Meet 2018

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06/12/2017

Join one of the BMC and DMM's youth climbing meets in 2018, a weekend of classic climbs, good socials, and an evening lecture on the Saturday night. The first one for 2018 will be based at Froggatt in the Peak District on 14-15 April.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Open Youth Climbing Comps 2018

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01/12/2017

Next year's climbing competition season kick-starts with the BMC Open Youth events for both Lead and Boulder, and will also count as Round One of the BMC Lead Cup, at Awesome Walls Sheffield and The Depot Nottingham on 24 and 25 February. Read on for more details.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Youth Climbing Series 2018

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17/11/2017

The BMC Youth Climbing Series is a fun climbing competition for young people. The series is extremely popular and attracts hundreds of young climbers nationwide.
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SKILLS

Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course

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14/11/2017

A Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course was run at the 2017 Student Safety Seminar, organised by the BMC and hosted at the National Mountaineering Centre Plas Y Brenin. It was a fantastic chance for university students to gain insight into technical systems used to assist climbers while brushing upon subjects such as terminology, causes of disability and models of disability.
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COMPETITIONS

Molly wins GB’s first female IFSC Lead medal

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13/11/2017

Molly Thompson-Smith won the bronze medal in the IFSC Lead World Cup in Kranj, Slovenia, the first time a GB woman has ever finished on the podium in such a competition. BMC ambassador Shauna Coxsey also competed in the final, earning enough points to finish third in the Combined Rankings and win another bronze medal for the GB Climbing Team.
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CLUBS

BMC Clubs Seminar 2018

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13/11/2017

Save the Date - Sunday 29th April 2018
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LATEST INDOOR CLIMBING VIDEOS

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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Caring for equipment

23/01/2013

Taken from the BMC Rock Essentials DVD, this film explains the basic steps needed to make sure that your climbing gear such rope, harness and helmet is safe to use. It shows some useful tips on how and when to check your gear, when to retire it, and where to get more information from manufacturers. More on the Rock Essentials DVD here: thebmc.co.uk/rock-climbing-essentials-dvd?s=2
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Dan Middleton: testing to destruction at Kendal

23/11/2012

How strong is your climbing equipment? Witness the destruction as the BMC's Technical and Safety Officer Dan Middleton takes his sling-breaker roadshow to the Kendal Film Festival
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