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BMC ORGANISATION

Meet the BMC Ambassadors

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11/07/2019

All sports need role models and climbing and hill walking are no exception, so we’re excited that seven of Britain’s top climbers, one of Britain's most well respected hill walkers, and Britain's well-loved TV archaeologist turned adventurer, have all agreed to be part of our inspiring team of BMC ambassadors.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Meet our latest BMC Honorary Member: Martin Wragg

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10/07/2019

It was with great pleasure that BMC President Lynn Robinson awarded Martin Wragg Honorary Membership of the BMC at our AGM weekend in Buxton. Here Lynn sits down with David Brown to interview Martin and find out what this award means to him, and also to discover how it all began.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

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01/07/2019

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
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MEDICAL

BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine weekend 2019 report

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18/06/2019

This June saw 30 doctors, nurses and paramedics converge on Hathersage in the Peak District, to teach and share the latest knowledge about the practice of mountain medicine in the UK and abroad. BMC Honorary Medical advisor Dr David Hillebrandt reports:
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC AGM 2019: Reflections and the Future

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04/06/2019

There has been feedback from some Members about both the AGM, and the post-AGM news piece on the BMC website. Some threads on social media have also discussed this and a range of matters have been raised. The Board has taken time to reflect on these and is keen to give some clarification and identify the future direction.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC statement: Wild camping backlash

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04/06/2019

The launch of a new wild camping website with support from Defra (UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) and two National Parks allowing anyone to ‘book a spot’ in a remote area for a fee and experience ‘wild camping’ was seen in late May 2019. The idea has been met with anger and negativity from across the outdoor community and the website content has since been removed.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains to repair two iconic Peak District paths

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30/05/2019

Two of the most popular and heavily eroded routes in the Peak District national park are set to be repaired with the help of £175,000 from the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million fundraising appeal.
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Wild Country - ascending a rope from a free hanging position using a Ropeman

30/08/2012

In this short video Steve Long demonstrates the classic use of Wild Country's ubiquitous Ropeman devices in one of their primary emergency roles - ascending a rope from a free hanging position.
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