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Kendal Mountain Festival: our top 5 picks

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Kendal Mountain Festival: our top 5 picks

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15/10/2018

Kendal Mountain Festival is fast approaching. To help you make the weekend count, we've put together our top five picks. All currently have tickets still available, but don't wait too long...
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How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin

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16/10/2018

This popular training event will be returning in 2019 over the weekend of 18-19 May at Plas y Brenin in Snowdonia. The weekend is aimed at the experienced members of affiliated clubs that support less experienced members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
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BMC technical advice booklets

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12/10/2018

Want to know more about the equipment used for climbing and mountaineering? Our range of advice guides are full of useful information for experienced climbers and novices alike. We cover the different types and uses of equipment, the standards they must adhere to and detail essential care and maintenance tips.
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Bolts advice guides

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12/10/2018

Our bolts advice guides come in two parts. Part one is aimed at the user, in particular those who have learnt to climb indoors and are making the transition outside. Part two is an essential guide to good practice for people placing bolts, covering all of the important issues which must be addressed in order to do this competently and with the correct equipment.
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Student Clubs

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11/10/2018

Welcome to the home page for information and guidance for student climbing, walking and mountaineering clubs.
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Student Clubs Facebook Competition

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05/10/2018

Student Clubs have a new home on Facebook, and to celebrate we are running a competition!
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CLUBS

How to train novice members in your club, winter skills

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02/10/2018

It's not too early to start thinking about winter! This popular training event will be returning on 9-10 February 2019 to offer training and support to experienced club members when taking novice club members out in winter conditions.
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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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