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Harrison's Isolated Buttress - the bridge decision

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Harrison's Isolated Buttress - the bridge decision

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04/01/2018

Following an extensive period of observation, public debate at Sandstone Open Meetings and internal discussion and a vote within the Harrison’s Rocks Management Group (HRMG), the decision has been taken to install a bridge to the Isolated Buttress at Harrison’s Rocks.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Deadline for objecting extended - BMC objects to proposed zipwire development at Thirlmere

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12/12/2017

A Planning Application has recently been submitted for a zipwire which could impact greatly on the landscape character and tranquillity of Thirlmere in the Lake District. The BMC is asking its members to write to the planning authority opposing these plans. Deadline for submissions is 12th January 2018.
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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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Alan Hinkes regales Westminster crowd to rally support for Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million

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24/11/2017

A plush Westminster room on a London evening may seem an unlikely place to be rallying support for our hills and mountains, but when you get about 130 avid outdoor fans together, chuck in some free wine and sprinkle a few Alan Hinkes jokes, it does the trick.
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CLUBS

Rock climb outdoors with the Castle Mountaineering Club

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17/01/2018

Go rock climbing outdoors with the Castle Mountaineering Club in the Peak District this year in April or May. Meet fellow climbers, find out more about the Club, and learn how to progress from indoors to outdoors.
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HUTS

A sunny outlook for club huts?

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16/01/2018

The BMC Huts Group recently completed a survey of mountain huts run by affiliated clubs, with the aim of collecting up-to-date information which may be of use to hut managers and management committees. The results are discussed in more detail in the report below, but the overall conclusions are that many huts are on a sound financial footing and that plenty of huts have improvements either recently completed or scheduled for the near future.
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HUTS

2018 Annual General Meeting of the AMMH Management Committee

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16/01/2018

The 2018 AGM for the Alex MacIntyre Memorial hut is on Saturday 14th April.
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LATEST ROCK CLIMBING VIDEOS

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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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