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Climbing higher: a look back at a massive year for Mend Our Mountains

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing higher: a look back at a massive year for Mend Our Mountains

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17/10/2019

Don’t be fooled – something good actually happened in 2018 and 2019. With your help, Mend Our Mountains has raised more than £800,000 over the course of a year packed with spectacular events, magnificent individual efforts and big pledges of support. Here are seven of the highlights.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC Board of Directors: September 2019 meeting summary

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11/10/2019

A scheduled meeting of the Board was held on 25 September (11:00 until 17:30), with some matters needing to be referred to a subsequent phone meeting. All twelve directors were present at the meeting.
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GEAR

Behind the scenes: equipment

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08/10/2019

Continuing our series of articles about the work of volunteer-led BMC specialist committees, we highlight the work of the Technical Committee, which works with manufacturers and other partners to provide unbiased advice on safety equipment for climbing and mountaineering.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Behind the scenes: equity

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03/10/2019

Continuing our series of articles about the work of volunteer-led BMC specialist committees, we highlight the work of the Equity Steering Group (ESG) which was formed in 2006 and helps to guide the BMC on matters of equity as well as looking at ways to reduce barriers to climbing, walking and the outdoors for under-represented groups.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

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01/10/2019

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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MEMBERSHIP

Tell us about your volunteer experience

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19/09/2019

Volunteers are crucial to the BMC, we couldn't survive without volunteers giving their time and support. To ensure we're doing our best and meeting the needs of BMC volunteers we have put together a volunteer survey.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Q1 & 2 financial summary

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13/09/2019

2019 has been another busy year for the BMC with great progress being made in many areas of work including organisational development, governance reform, new access & conservation initiatives and events such as climbing competitions, youth meets and area-based festivals.
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LATEST THE BMC VIDEOS

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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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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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404/10/2019IFSC European Climbing Championships 2019
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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808/10/2019Lecture: How to keep going until the wheels drop off…and beyond – Stockport
Heaton Moor Sports Club
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1212/10/2019BMC Student Safety Seminar 2019
Plas y Brenin
1313/10/2019West Bromwich MC coach meet – Howgill Fells (open invitation to BMC members)
Edward Street car park
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1616/10/2019Dennis Gray lecture: A History of Climbing in West Yorkshire – Hathersage
Outside
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2020/10/2019Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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2626/10/2019Stanage Forum Open Meeting 2019
Hathersage Methodist Church Hall
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202/11/2019Sphagnum moss planting – Peak District
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