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Blue skies and cloud inversions: BMC volunteers bring walkers together on Kinder

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Blue skies and cloud inversions: BMC volunteers bring walkers together on Kinder

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29/11/2016

A group of hill walkers enjoyed the Peak District at its best last weekend with a spectacular walk led by BMC volunteers on Kinder Scout.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Results of BMC Outdoor Survey 2015-16 revealed

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23/11/2016

Following a year-long survey of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers over one weekend each month, we have begun to understand the patterns of where people are going, what they are doing and how much they are spending. The report out today highlights some key findings, not least that we estimate that our members contribute more than £10 million a year to the rural economy.
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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend at Plas y Brenin

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18/11/2016

This popular training event will be returning in 2017 over the weekend of 6-7 May at Plas y Brenin, Costing only £60 for the weekend, it is aimed at the experienced members of affiliated clubs that support less experienced members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains wins ‘Campaign of the Year’!

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17/11/2016

The BMC’s groundbreaking crowdfunding drive for upland paths, Mend Our Mountains, has been voted ‘Campaign of the Year’ by the outdoor public. Here’s a look back at the campaign and an update on how work is progressing with the funded projects.
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SKILLS

Chill thrills: how to keep scrambling over winter

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16/11/2016

Got hooked on scrambling over summer? Here’s what you need to know to keep tackling those airy arêtes and bristling ridges over winter.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The Bothy Project: a mission into outdoor space

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10/11/2016

What happens if you take four female artists and dispatch them to a remote Scottish bothy to untangle their need for outdoor space? Find out in the latest BMC TV production from the team that brought you the award-winning Operation Moffat.
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SKILLS

Essential winter know-how

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03/11/2016

Heading for the hills this winter? Whether you're a seasoned winter warrior or just taking your first icy steps, we've got a mountain of essential skills & equipment advice right here on the BMC website.
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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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