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Emma Twyford becomes first British woman to break 9a barrier

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Emma Twyford becomes first British woman to break 9a barrier

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19/09/2019

Emma Twyford has just made history, by becoming the first British woman to break the 9a barrier with her ascent of The Big Bang at Lower Pen Trywn. Sarah Stirling caught up with Emma who went straight back to work routesetting for the BMC British Lead Climbing Championships yesterday - with a bit of a prosecco hangover.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

12 bouldering mistakes you won't want to make

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16/09/2019

Learn these twelve bouldering commandments off by rote and you'll be on your way to bouldering heaven this autumn. Includes tips from Tom Greenall, Imogen Horrocks, Jim Pope, Tom Bunn and BMC readers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Changing behaviours access conference 2019

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10/09/2019

This year the BMC access conference on Thursday 14 November will look at how we can influence positive behaviour in the outdoors in order to continue to care for the places we love.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 of the best wild swim walks in North Snowdonia

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10/09/2019

The mountains of North Snowdonia overflow with crystal clear rivers and lakes, making it an ideal destination for wild swimming. Here are some of the best places to strip off your human cares and discover whether there really are mental and physical health benefits to be found in ice-cold llyns.
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COMPETITIONS

3 reasons to watch the BLCC & BSCC

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20/09/2019

Did you realise it's showdown time? The British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships (BLCC and BSCC) are this weekend on 21-22 September at the Beacon Climbing Centre in North Wales. Why should you come? Well, here's three huge reasons to watch:
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COMPETITIONS

GB Climbing athletes at World Beach Games 2019

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19/09/2019

Nathan Phillips, Billy Ridal, and Emily Phillips have been selected by the British Olympic Association (BOA) today as one of the 21 athletes to represent Team GB at the first ever World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar, this October.
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MEMBERSHIP

Tell us about your volunteer experience

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19/09/2019

Volunteers are crucial to the BMC, we couldn't survive without volunteers giving their time and support. To ensure we're doing our best and meeting the needs of BMC volunteers we have put together a volunteer survey.
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INTERNATIONAL

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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk: Rocklands 2013

25/09/2013

In the summer of 2013 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk spent six weeks in Rocklands, South Africa. Over the coming weeks BMC TV will release four short films showing some of her accomplishments whilst there. From highballs to lowballs, crimps to slopers, tech to burl, follow Mina on her journey to battle frustration and reap the rewards in one of the most beautiful, picturesque climbing areas in the world. This trailer will whet your appetite for what's to come!
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GEAR

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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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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3030/08/2019BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2019
Moorlakes Wood Scout Activity Centre
3131/08/2019Wilton Fest
pin Wilton Arms Belmont 883-885 Belmont Road
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303/09/2019BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
404/09/2019BMC Midlands Area Meeting
free@last Youth & Community Centre
505/09/2019BMC London & South East Area Meeting & Quiz
The Old King's Head
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707/09/2019BMC South West Area Meeting
The Quay Climbing Centre
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1010/09/2019BMC North West Area Meeting
Sedgley Park Rugby Club
1111/09/2019BMC Peak Area Meeting
The Maynard
1212/09/2019BMC North East Area Meeting
Durham Climbing Centre
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1616/09/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
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2121/09/2019British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships 2019
Beacon Climbing Centre
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2929/09/2019BMC Area Hill Walk - Marsden
Marsden railway station
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404/10/2019European Climbing Championships 2019
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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