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Moving forward: AGM ushers in new era for BMC

BMC ORGANISATION

Moving forward: AGM ushers in new era for BMC

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28/04/2015

Over 100 BMC members, new and old, gathered together at the BMC AGM at Plas y Brenin in north Wales this weekend, where we welcomed in a new president and vice president.
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GEAR

More counterfeit products discovered

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29/04/2015

Following on from the discovery earlier in the year of dangerous imitation crampons, gear manufacturers have since discovered and publicised further examples of imitation and counterfeit products. How can you avoid the fakes, and what should you do if you end up buying one?
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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend at Plas y Brenin

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29/04/2015

This popular training event will be running over the weekend of 15-17 May 2015 at Plas y Brenin, Costing only £50 for the weekend, it is aimed at affiliated clubs which accept novices and wish to support these members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Hill skills: how to use bothies

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28/04/2015

They’re free, simple shelters in remote country that anyone can use. But bothies can be much more than just a place to sleep – at their best they represent a culture and a community. Here’s how to join in.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The Pennine Way: Finding Jerusalem among England's dark, satanic mills

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24/04/2015

Our pre-eminent long-distance trail is 50 years old today – but it represents more than just a long walk. Carey Davies reflects on the radical origins of the Pennine Way.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

50 things you (probably) didn't know about the Pennine Way

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23/04/2015

Britain’s very first National Trail celebrates its 50th birthday tomorrow. Here’s everything you need to know about this pioneering path…
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC ambassador Chris Townsend to lead Kinder Trespass celebrations

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21/04/2015

Does Scotland have better access to the countryside than the rest of Britain? Wilderness walker and BMC ambassador Chris Townsend will give his view when he speaks at the annual Spirit of Kinder event in Edale this Saturday.
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LATEST WALKING VIDEOS

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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SKILLS

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Water hazards in the mountains

15/12/2011

An extract from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland's 'Water Hazards in the Mountains' DVD.
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SKILLS

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What's in my backpack?

15/12/2011

MCofS Mountain Safety Adviser Heather Morning speaks to TGO magazine about essential equipment for carrying on a journey in the Scottish mountains.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2727/04/2015Steve McClure: Beyond Limits – London
Waterloo Campus, King's College
2828/04/2015BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass with Emma Twyford (Stockport)
Awesome Walls Stockport
2929/04/2015BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass with Emma Twyford (Kendal)
Lakeland Climbing Centre
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1010/05/2015Skyline MC Outdoor Climbing Day
Bamford Edge
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1414/05/2015Keswick Mountain Festival 2015
Crow Park
1515/05/2015BMC Equity Symposium
YHA Castleton
1616/05/2015Training Novice Club Members weekend
Plas y Brenin
1717/05/2015Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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3030/05/2015TremFest 2015
Eric Jones' Cafe
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202/06/2015North Wales Area Meeting
The Vaynol Arms
303/06/2015Midlands Area Meeting and Gary Gibson talk
TBC
404/06/2015Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture: the first ascent of Kangchenjunga - London
Royal Geographical Society
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606/06/2015BMC/MCS Junior Boulder Cup 2015 - Round 2
The Climbing Academy
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