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Access news: BMC launches new RAD app

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Access news: BMC launches new RAD app

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03/04/2018

Just launched: a shiny new RAD app that's much more functional than previous versions and works across iOS and Android devices. New features like navigation to parking, massively improved searches and weather/tidal information should make it your new best friend. Oh and did we mention it's free to download? Here's the full story...
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Petition launched to help secure countryside access

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22/03/2018

The Government has recently launched a consultation on its proposals for the future of food, farming and the environment. This will shape the upcoming Agriculture Bill and have a significant impact on the future of access to the countryside.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Montane gets its weight behind Mend Our Mountains

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16/03/2018

In a sign of growing backing for our big appeal to fix our hills and mountains, leading British outdoor clothing and pack maker Montane has announced it will donate 1% of its website sales to Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million for the rest of the campaign.
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MEMBERSHIP

For sick days: 15% off BMC Alpine & Ski Travel Insurance

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03/12/2017

For sick days: BMC Travel Insurance comes with £10 million emergency medical cover. And this winter, get 15% off all single-trip Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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HUTS

Alex MacIntyre Memorial Hut AGM 2018

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05/04/2018

The 2018 AGM for the management committee of the Alex MacIntyre Memorial hut is due on Saturday 14th April.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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04/04/2018

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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SKILLS

Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2018

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26/03/2018

There are a range of courses, lectures, workshops and training opportunities that the BMC organises to bring the best value possible to its members.
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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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808/04/2018West Bromwich MC coach meet – Eden Valley (open invitation to BMC members)
Edward Street car park
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1111/04/2018BMC Peak Area Meeting
The Maynard
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1414/04/2018BMC South West Area Meeting
The Quay Climbing Centre
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1616/04/2018BMC North West Area Meeting
The Black Dog
1717/04/2018BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting
Caffi Bwlch y Moch Café
1818/04/2018BMC Cymru Mid Wales Area Meeting
The White Lion
1919/04/2018BMC London & South East Area Meeting and ‘Inaccessible’ film showing
The Old King's Head
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2222/04/2018Progress to Rock with Castle Mountaineering Club
Upper Burbage Bridge Car Park
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2424/04/2018Alpine Adventures: Skills Lecture (Leeds)
University of Leeds, Business School Maurice Keyworth SR (G.31),
2525/04/2018Alpine Adventures: Skills Lecture (London)
University College London
2626/04/2018Alpine Adventures: Skills Lecture (Cardiff)
Cardiff University, Shandon Lecture Theatre
2727/04/2018Alpine Adventures: Skills Lecture (Liverpool)
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