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Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

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Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

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13/07/2017

Heading off for an Alpine adventure? Stay safe and pack our BMC Travel Insurance, now with 25% off annual European Alpine & Ski policies!
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How to climb Mont Blanc

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21/07/2017

Get the inside knowledge: Chamonix-based Mountain Guides Will Sim and Stuart MacDonald offer the wealth of their experience for those thinking of ticking the highest point in Western Europe.
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Club snippets

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17/07/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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Calling student club members

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13/07/2017

Get involved with the new working group for student club members
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New poll finds majority of Scots back wild land protection

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07/07/2017

The Scottish public has voted for continued protection of Wild Land Areas by a colossal 16 to 1 majority, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by the John Muir Trust.
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50 years! Castle Mountaineering Club celebrates its anniversary

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06/07/2017

The Castle Mountaineering Club is now in its 50th year. From local inns to renovated barns, including Sheffield's first climbing wall, look back at the history of the Castle Mountaineering Club and find out its schedule of events to celebrate its golden birthday.
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Revealed: the future of your outdoor gear 2018

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05/07/2017

What outdoor gear is in the pipeline for 2018? Following the OutDoor Industry Awards ceremony held in Germany, Sarah Stirling reveals sneak previews of the most exciting innovations to look forward to next year. It was a great year for British companies: DMM, Millican, Paramo and NikWax all won awards.
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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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