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BMC Hill walking symposium aims to inspire volunteers - programme now available

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Hill walking symposium aims to inspire volunteers - programme now available

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01/11/2018

Are you a hill walker wanting to get more involved with the BMC? Are you passionate about big issues affecting the hills and mountains, like litter, erosion, open access or rewilding? Then come along to the BMC Hill Walking Symposium - there are a few places still available.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Crowdfunding push and EOCA success takes Mend Our Mountains up to £520,000

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30/10/2018

After an £118,500 crowdfunding push and success in a Europe-wide conservation award, the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal to raise funds for path repair and combat erosion across Britain has climbed past half a million pounds in total, with some of its biggest projects well on the way to being funded.
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CLUBS

Student club instructor support

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17/11/2018

New support programme for student club members. Get skilled up with an instructor from Plas y Brenin at a reduced rate!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Is the secret of the Welsh slate quarries finally out?

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12/11/2018

The slate quarries of north-west Wales have just been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. How does that affect climbers and walkers?
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

A brief history of the Welsh slate quarries

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12/11/2018

The slate quarries of north-west Wales have just been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Once, slate carved from here was sent all around the world, literally roofing the Industrial Revolution. Then the industry largely collapsed, leaving behind prescient apocalyptic wonderlands for outdoor-lovers to explore. The second-largest of these quarries, Dinorwig, has in particular become a climbers' paradise. But where did it all begin, and when did the climbers move in?
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climb-it Change: 10 tips to mitigate it

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07/11/2018

The current outlook for climate change appears extremely serious with the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2018 report showing that urgent action is required now to stop some of its worst effects which may be on the doorstep much earlier than expected, potentially only 11-20 years away.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The Top 5 Under The Radar Films at KMF 2018

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06/11/2018

Grab a brew, put your feet up and snuggle into that down jacket, here's the BMC’s favourite five hidden gems of this year’s Kendal Mountain Festival film programme.
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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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101/11/2018The role of the Technical Advisor
British Mountaineering Council, The Old Church
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303/11/2018Training Day for Committee Members
Awesome Walls Sheffield
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1010/11/2018BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel
1111/11/2018Act of Rembrance – Great Gable
Great Gable summit
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1919/11/2018BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting & Area AGM & Steph Dwyer talk
The Wheatley Arms
2020/11/2018BMC Cymru South Wales Area Meeting & Area AGM & Rhoslyn Frugtniet talk
Up and Under
2121/11/2018BMC Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM & Annual Quiz
The Maynard
2222/11/2018BMC London & South East Area Meeting & Area AGM & Kyrgyzstan talk
The Old King's Head
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2424/11/2018BMC South West Area Meeting & Area AGM
Nova Scotia Hotel
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2727/11/2018Dennis Gray lecture – A History of Climbing in West Yorkshire
Leeds Central Library
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2929/11/2018BMC North East Area Meeting & Area AGM & Haute Route talk
Newcastle Climbing Centre
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