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Summer Rocks! Book your bargain BMC travel insurance now

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Summer Rocks! Book your bargain BMC travel insurance now

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19/06/2017

We love summer and we love bargains! So we're giving everyone 15% off all European single-trip rock policies until 31 October 2017. That means 10-day travel insurance for rock climbing costs only £37.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Join the BMC's marketing and communications team

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13/06/2017

Like climbing or the mountains? Love social media and fun events? If that sounds like you, then come and work for the BMC in Manchester. We're looking for someone to join our marketing and communications team.
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COMPETITIONS

ENTER NOW: British Bouldering Championships 2017

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07/06/2017

The BMC British Bouldering Championships returns to centre stage, right in the heart of Sheffield city centre at Devonshire Green, on 8-9 July. Enter now and test your mettle alongside some of the UK's best talent in this senior-only, IFSC Boulder World Cup style event spread over Saturday and Sunday.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Steve McClure climbs Rainman: Britain's first 9b

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05/06/2017

The hardest climb in the UK just got harder. This Sunday, Steve McClure finally climbed his seven-year mega-project at Malham, Rainman, to give the UK its first-ever 9b.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

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08/05/2017

Last year, we brought you Alex Honnold. Now we’ve teamed up with Penguin Live to bring you another American rock star. This July, climbing legend Tommy Caldwell is coming to Sheffield and London.
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HUTS

Great Lingy Hut taken over by MBA

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26/06/2017

The Mountain Bothies Association (MBA) announce it has taken over responsibility for maintaining the Great Lingy Hut, in the Lake District Northern Fells.
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COMPETITIONS

Second golden year of glory for Shauna Coxsey

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26/06/2017

In the penultimate round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup series 2017, BMC ambassador Shauna Coxsey climbed in a league of her own to secure the overall title for the second year running. Meanwhile, Jongwon Chon of Korea dominated the men’s tournament to pull ahead of the pack in the overall rankings.
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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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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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101/06/2017London & South East Area Meeting and George Cave talk
Ye Olde Cock Tavern
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303/06/2017BMC first aid & mountain medicine weekend
Outside
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505/06/2017North West Area Meeting
Black Dog
606/06/2017North Wales Area Meeting
The Great Orme Brewery
707/06/2017Lakes Area Meeting & summer barbecue
The Old Schoolhouse
808/06/2017North East Area Meeting
Durham Climbing Centre
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1010/06/2017South West Area Meeting
The North Inn
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1212/06/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Maddy Cope talk
The Wheatley Arms
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1616/06/2017BMC North York Moors Festival
Fletcher's Farm
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2727/06/2017BMC Peak Area Evening Hill Walk – Bleaklow
A57 Snake Road summit layby
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