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BMC helps fund Mountain Heritage move to secure our history

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC helps fund Mountain Heritage move to secure our history

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29/03/2017

Mountain Heritage Trust moves into stunning new base at Blencathra – with help from the BMC.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mountains of inspirational books for World Book Day

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23/04/2017

Celebrate World Book Day on 23 April with one of our inspirational tomes. Get psyched to climb around the world, be inspired by the story of the first female British guide, marvel at amazing photos of the great outdoors; there's something for everyone to enjoy in our collection of books. Buy one now from the BMC Shop.
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Meet Latin America's first female Mountain Guide

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14/04/2017

Juliana García has just become the first female in Latin America to become an UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide. The certification allows her to guide anywhere in the world. Here she talks about changing paradigms and how she got here.
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The Mountain Man: Colin Prior

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13/04/2017

This Easter Monday, watch the new documentary of one of the world’s most acclaimed landscape photographers, Colin Prior, on BBC 2 Scotland.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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11/04/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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The ‘snow patch’ expert: “These would be the beginnings of glaciers”

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10/04/2017

As spring spreads over the hills, many snow-lovers are left wondering what happened to winter. Iain Cameron, whose unusual hobby is monitoring snow patches that survive from one year to the next, looks back on the season and tells us what drives his curious fascination.
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GEAR

Check your Friends! Wild Country issue notice for inspection

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04/04/2017

On 31 March, manufacturer Wild Country issued a voluntary notice for users to inspect Friends size 2,3 &4 purchased in 2016-7.
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING 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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
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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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101/04/2017YatFest 2017
Symonds Yat
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303/04/2017North West Area Meeting
Black Dog
404/04/2017Doug Scott: The Story of Climbing Everest – Chipping Norton
The Theatre Chipping Norton
505/04/2017The Ups and Downs of a Tremadog Tea Maker: Eric Jones lecture – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
606/04/2017North East Area Meeting
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1010/04/2017North Wales Area Meeting & BMC Film Night
Padarn Hotel
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1212/04/2017London & South East Area Meeting and James McHaffie talk
Ye Olde Cock Tavern
1313/04/2017South Wales Area Meeting & BMC Film Night
Fulton House
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2222/04/2017BMC AGM 2017
Plas y Brenin
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2424/04/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting: hill walking special
The Wheatley Arms
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2828/04/2017Raven's Pit – Sticklebarn, Langdale
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606/05/2017Training your Novice Club Members weekend
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