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Coronavirus update – new rule of 6

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Coronavirus update – new rule of 6

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16/09/2020

In response to the new ‘rule of six’ announced by Government on Monday 14 September, the BMC has summarised the most recent guidance and will try to keep this updated as soon as new information or changes are made available.
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BMC calls for immediate end to the illegal killing of birds of prey

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04/09/2020

Unregulated driven grouse moor shooting results in the illegal killing of birds of prey, the persecution of mountain hares, and the damage to upland peatland habitats is contributing to climate change. Now, the BMC wants to see driven grouse shooting regulated and for government to strengthen and enforce legislation to stop the illegal killing of raptors.
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Peak Bolt Fund volunteers help install bolted anchors at BMC owned Aldery Cliff

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21/08/2020

Following an uncertain few years, work has recently taken place at Aldery to replace the tree lower offs removed in 2017 with bolt lower offs, in a collaboration between BMC volunteers, staff and volunteers from the Peak Bolt Fund.
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Snowdon: new parking restrictions

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23/07/2020

Following chaotic parking scenes in the Llanberis Pass over the last weekend, when over 500 cars were parked illegally at Pen y Pass, blocking one of the main roads through Snowdonia for several hours, the National Park and North Wales Police have issued this statement with new traffic management and restricted parking in place from July 25th.
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Temporary restriction of climbing at Eridge Rocks

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16/07/2020

The huge increase in climbers at Eridge Rocks since lockdown lifted has resulted in rapid wear to the fragile sandstone the makes up the crag. Unfortunately, this has now reached a tipping point where a temporary restriction is needed to give the crag a chance to recover before irreparable damage is caused. Read on to find out more about why this restriction is needed…
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How to: Access Hoghton Quarry

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08/07/2020

The De Houghton Estate allow access to Hoghton Quarry for climbers, providing the agreement made with the Estate is followed. Continued access is dependant on all visiting climbers following this agreement carefully.
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Wales: the lockdown eases

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03/07/2020

Welsh Government has announced that from Monday July 6th unlimited travel for all purposes is now allowed throughout Wales. This also includes travel to Wales from England and that all the closed areas of National Parks and other beauty spots will be open from that day.
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LATEST ROCK CLIMBING VIDEOS

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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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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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The Roaches Estate - what does the future hold?

14/12/2011

A short video capturing the thoughts of local BMC Access reps Andi Turner, Adam Long & Henry Folkard on the recent decision for the furute management of the Roaches Estate.
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