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Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry die on Ben Hope

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Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry die on Ben Hope

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07/02/2019

Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry, two highly experienced climbers, have died in a fall on Ben Hope.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia's hills are open - as long as you’re well prepared

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01/02/2019

This week, the Snowdonia National Park Authority called for mountaineers to ‘stay away’ from Snowdonia due to winter conditions. The BMC would like to clarify that the responsibility for decisions around what a mountaineer does in the mountain environment lies with the individual themselves.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Staggering record of female-led adventure entries to the 2019 Women in Adventure Film Competition

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16/01/2019

We’ve been flooded with a wave of fantastic fresh entries to the fifth annual BMC TV & Womenclimb Women in Adventure Film Competition. A whopping 33 films were entered this year, with a £1,200 prize pool up for grabs. The busy filmmakers and athletes have put down their cameras, taken off their trainers and are ready to share their doses of adventure with you.
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MEMBERSHIP

Are you serious? Our offer on Alpine and Ski insurance is too good to miss

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03/01/2019

There's snow joke here: BMC Travel Insurance is serious about making sure our members are covered for any occurrence, which is why we provide £10 million emergency medical cover. And this winter, get 15% off all annual Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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SKILLS

Winter skills films series one: The Basics

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22/11/2018

Confused by crampons? Hacked off by axes? Afraid of avalanches? In association with the Association of Mountain Instructors, Lowe Alpine and DMM, BMC TV presents four series of winter skills films to help you get it white.
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MEDICAL

BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine weekend 2019

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12/02/2019

Join top doctors for a weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June.
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HUTS

Alex MacIntyre Memorial Hut AGM

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06/02/2019

The 2019 AGM for the management committee of the Alex MacIntyre Memorial Hut will be held on Saturday 13th April 2019.
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING VIDEOS

GEAR

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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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GEAR

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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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2929/01/2019BMC North West Area Meeting & Liz Fowler talk
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404/02/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
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909/02/2019Welsh Climbing Championship
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1313/02/2019FREE SOLO - Stunning film about Alex Honnold
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Avon Gorge Main Wall
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1919/02/2019LIFE OF JOHN TYNDALL
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202/03/2019BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – Surrey Hills
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