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Have your say: how the BMC National Council works

BMC ORGANISATION

Have your say: how the BMC National Council works

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10/02/2017

The BMC is a democracy. As such, the opinions of members on all kinds of things – to bolt or not to bolt, whether dry tooling is acceptable on established rock climbs, whether the BMC should change its name, how to connect with hill walkers and new climbers – are taken very seriously. Not only can you have your say at local area meetings, you can also vote for the volunteers who debate local issues and actively shape BMC policies at a national level. Here’s how it all works.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Looking back on climate change: a mountaineer's musings

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08/02/2017

What changes in the landscape have experienced mountaineers seen over the years? We asked Rab Carrington to think back and pen his thoughts for this year's Show The Love campaign.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What are you passionate about? Show The Love 2017

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07/02/2017

What is the Show The Love campaign? It's something for everyone that's passionate about the outdoors. This campaign is an annual celebration of all that we love but could potentially lose to climate change. Find out how to join us and show your support! #ShowTheLove
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Presenting the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2017

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03/02/2017

We're going big on ShAFF this year and that means our members can get 15% off tickets. The 2017 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival will be presented by the BMC at the Showroom Cinema on 17-19 March.
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CLUBS

Clubs Roadshows 2017

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03/02/2017

First Roadshow taking place this weekend - book now and come along to hear the latest news and influence future support for clubs.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

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01/02/2017

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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LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Peak Area: February 2017

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30/01/2017

The February 2017 issue of the BMC Peak Area Newsletter is now online, keeping you informed about what’s happening in the region, including the next BMC area meeting.
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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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101/02/2017Midlands Area Meeting & Maddy Cope talk
Old Edwardians Sports Club
202/02/2017North Wales Area Meeting
The Belle Vue Hotel
303/02/2017South Wales Area Meeting and Sam Tolhurst talk
Up and Under
404/02/2017Training your Novice Club Members (Winter Skills) weekend
Plas y Brenin
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606/02/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Calder Valley SRT talk
The Wheatley Arms
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808/02/2017An Evening with Sean Conway – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
909/02/2017Sarah Outen lecture – Stockport
Heaton Moor Sports Club
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1414/02/2017Mountain Heritage Trust Supper – Langdale
Sticklebarn
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1616/02/2017North East Area Meeting & Franco Cookson talk
Durham Climbing Centre
1717/02/2017Brit Rock Film Tour – Clitheroe
The Grand
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2020/02/2017Best of ShAFF 2016: Spirit of Adventure – Sheffield
Showroom Cinema
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303/03/2017LLAMFF: Llanberis Mountain Film Festival 2017
Electric Mountain
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