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Five things we learned from rebolting Horseshoe

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Five things we learned from rebolting Horseshoe

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08/11/2017

The mammoth project of re-equipping the routes on BMC land at Horseshoe Quarry has just finished. With a huge number of bolts replaced, loose rock removed and funds raised by you lovely lot, we’ve hopefully improved the experience for visitors to this ever popular sport crag. A huge thank you goes out to everyone who donated to the Horseshoe Heroes crowdfunder – we couldn’t have done it without you!
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SKILLS

Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course

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14/11/2017

A Climbing for All Disability Awareness Course was run at the 2017 Student Safety Seminar, organised by the BMC and hosted at the National Mountaineering Centre Plas Y Brenin. It was a fantastic chance for university students to gain insight into technical systems used to assist climbers while brushing upon subjects such as terminology, causes of disability and models of disability.
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GEAR

Fixe announce recall of PLX bolt hangers

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09/11/2017

On October 25th manufacturer Fixe announced a recall of PLX bolt hangers, after reports of unexpected corrosion of hangers placed in a marine environment.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

What to do at Kendal: the best BMC goodies

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07/11/2017

Kendal Mountain Festival is nearly here. And this year, we’re going big: so here's what to do. Come over to the BMC stand in the Kendal Basecamp to discover our awesome schedule of films and talks, get the lowdown on our free gear giveaways, find out more about our latest work and see the range of flashy new BMC Shop kit.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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30/10/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Pembroke: rockfalls, bombs and 2018 briefings.

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24/10/2017

Pembrokeshire, with great sea-cliffs and amazing climbing, standing out proudly into the Irish Sea on the western fringes of Wales has been given a bit of a bit of a battering by recent storms. The army have also left a few dodgy bombs on the coast that are best left well alone and for those seeking the delights of Range West, then read on for the dates the next round of the scintillating Range West briefing dates!
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CLUBS

GDPR and Mountaineering Clubs

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23/10/2017

This is the contents page for all articles for clubs regarding GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
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LATEST ROCK CLIMBING VIDEOS

INTERNATIONAL

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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk: Rocklands 2013

25/09/2013

In the summer of 2013 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk spent six weeks in Rocklands, South Africa. Over the coming weeks BMC TV will release four short films showing some of her accomplishments whilst there. From highballs to lowballs, crimps to slopers, tech to burl, follow Mina on her journey to battle frustration and reap the rewards in one of the most beautiful, picturesque climbing areas in the world. This trailer will whet your appetite for what's to come!
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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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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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404/11/2017Roaches Crag Clean-up: volunteers needed
Roaches Gate
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1111/11/2017BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – North Downs Way
Reigate railway station
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1616/11/2017Kendal Mountain Festival 2017
Brewery Arts Centre
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2020/11/2017North West Area Meeting & Area AGM
The Anderton Centre
2121/11/2017Make Winter Count: Skills Lecture (Snowdon)
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
2222/11/2017Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM and Annual Quiz
The Maynard
2323/11/2017London & South East Area Meeting & Area AGM and Jo Bradshaw talk
The Old King's Head
2424/11/2017An Evening with Nigel ‘Mr Frostbite’ Vardy – Brighouse
Bradley Wood Activity Centre
2525/11/2017South West Area Meeting & Area AGM
The Nova Scotia Hotel
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2727/11/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Area AGM and James McHaffie talk
The Wheatley Arms
2828/11/2017Make Winter Count: Skills Lecture (London)
University College London
2929/11/2017Lakes Area Meeting & Area AGM
Hawkshead Brewery
3030/11/2017North East Area Meeting
Honest Lawyer Hotel
101/12/2017Wideboyz: A Night Of Crack – Sheffield
Abbeydale Picture Hosue
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303/12/2017Training Day for Club Committee Members / Officers
The BMC

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