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Tremadog Rockfall: Big changes

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Tremadog Rockfall: Big changes

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14/06/2019

The classic VS climbs, Shadrach and the Brothers at Craig Bwlch y Moch are sadly no more. As previously reported, some very loose dangerous blocks were identified on these routes. After a thorough inspection, the BMC had no option but to commission a professional rock-engineering company to remove the blocks. Further works remain to be done and the area remains unstable - keep clear until the works are completed!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Top tips on cragging with kids

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14/06/2019

Climbing with children requires an entirely different approach. In celebration of Father's Day, a range of dads offer their advice on encouraging kids into the sport without putting them off: Mountain Guide Jon Bracey, BMC Ambassador Steve McClure, BMC CEO Dave Turnbull, Outdoor Event Consultant Matt Heason and Mountain Instructor Matt Woodfield.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

The Paraclimbing Man of Hoy

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13/06/2019

On 5 June, blind GB Paraclimbing Team member, Jesse Dufton, led every pitch of the classic East Face Route (E1 5b) on the Old Man of Hoy, placing all his own gear. Here's how he did it and a bit more about the Loughborough-based climber. This isn't Jesse's first sea stack. It's not his biggest achievement, either...
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mountain Rescue Chairman and British Mountain Guide awarded MBE

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10/06/2019

Congratulations to Mountain Rescue England and Wales Chairman Mike France and British Mountain Guide Rob Collister who have both been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

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10/06/2019

Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering and hiking are good for our minds as well as our bodies.
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INTERNATIONAL

What is to blame? Thoughts on Everest from Ricky Munday

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05/06/2019

What is to blame? Overcrowding? Budget operators? Or maybe inexperience? Despite being barely begun, it is already the fourth deadliest season on Mount Everest as 11 climbers have perished. Ricky Munday gives us his thoughts on the potential reasons behind the high toll of lives already claimed by the world's tallest mountain.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains to repair two iconic Peak District paths

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30/05/2019

Two of the most popular and heavily eroded routes in the Peak District national park are set to be repaired with the help of £175,000 from the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million fundraising appeal.
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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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404/06/2019BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting
Conwy Brewery
505/06/2019BMC Lakes Area Meeting
Kendal Wall
606/06/2019BMC London & South East Area Meeting & Nick Colton talk
The Old King's Head
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808/06/2019BMC / BMMS First Aid & Mountain Medicine Weekend
Hathersage
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1212/06/2019BMC Peak Area Meeting & Tim Birch talk
The Maynard
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Newcastle Climbing Centre
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1717/06/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
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2222/06/2019BMC Junior British Bouldering Championships
Harrowall
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2929/06/2019BMC London & SE Area hill walk & litter pick – the Chilterns
Princes Risborough rail station
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606/07/2019Cliffhanger / British Bouldering Championships
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