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BMC conference on upland paths: mending our ways

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC conference on upland paths: mending our ways

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30/09/2016

This year's BMC access conference on 10 November is set to focus on the erosion of paths in upland environments, practical site-based solutions as well as resource constraints that threaten the upkeep of some of our most treasured routes.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

7 reasons to try scrambling and where to start

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28/09/2016

"Light packs, lots of hills, and no cold and boring belays!" Scrambling aficionados offer their top reasons why you should give it a go this autumn, plus three favourite routes to whet your appetite.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Top tips: How to go from walking to scrambling

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20/09/2016

Scrambling – the wobbly grey area that nestles between hiking and climbing. Whether you're hands-on-rock, or prefer to trudge up hands-in-pockets, it's a fun and faff-free way to tick off a summit. Here's how to make the step up, with top tips from instructors and experts.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia summit meeting: MPs and mountaineers discuss grassroots sports

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17/09/2016

MPs and Lords took to the hills on 16 September to climb the Carneddau Horseshoe in Snowdonia with the BMC on the annual walk of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mountaineering (Mountaineering APPG).
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Britain's 8 best wildlife-spotting walks

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14/09/2016

From rutting stags to leaping salmon, this is one of the best times of year to witness majestic natural sights amid beautiful autumnal colours. That gave us an idea, so here’s a calendar of easy family walks giving you the chance to spot the best British wildlife spectacles year round: breeding puffins to red squirrels, reindeer to sea eagles, otters to dolphins.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

All Party Groups call for MPs to get your kit on

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13/09/2016

The Sport and Recreation Alliance is calling on parliamentarians to get their kit on and champion grassroots sport in their local constituency. At an event hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Sport on Speaker's Green later today, a number of All Party Groups (including the APPG for Mountaineering and the BMC) will showcase their sport.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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13/09/2016

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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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

MTWTFSS
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101/09/2016London & SE Area Meeting and TJ Halbertsma talk
The Devereux
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303/09/2016BMC & Climb Scotland Paraclimbing Series – Round 1
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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505/09/2016Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
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707/09/2016Lakes Area Meeting
Kong Adventure
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909/09/2016BMC North Wales Youth Meet
Ynws Ettws (Climbers' Club Hut)
1010/09/2016South West Area Meeting
Moorlands
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1212/09/2016North Wales Area Meeting
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
1313/09/2016North West Area Meeting
Manchester Climbing Centre
1414/09/2016Peak Area Meeting and Nigel Vardy talk
The Maynard
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1616/09/2016Gower Climbing Festival 2016
Pitton Cross Caravan & Camping Park
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1919/09/2016Fast Track Instructor Scheme Open Day – Capel Curig
Plas y Brenin
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2424/09/2016BMC British Lead & Speed Climbing Championships
Awesome Walls Sheffield
2525/09/2016Walk and Picnic: Celebrating the back of Backdale
Calver Crossroads
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2727/09/2016Glory of the Glacier painting exhibition – London
The Alpine Club
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3030/09/2016BMC Equity Symposium 2016 (Cancelled)
YHA Snowdon Llanberis
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202/10/2016Day of the Dog – Hutton in the Forest
Hutton in the Forest

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