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Hiking Essentials: new BMC online events this Spring

SKILLS

Hiking Essentials: new BMC online events this Spring

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09/03/2021

Take your first steps into the hills and hike with confidence.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Call for nature's recovery by 2030

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01/03/2021

The Prime Minister has called on world leaders to turn around nature’s decline by 2030. But there’s no commitment in law to do the same here in the UK. The Environment Bill is the last chance to set this right and today sees the launch of a new ‘State of Nature’ campaign.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Wild Horizons – the new hillwalking podcast from the BMC

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25/02/2021

Introducing our new hillwalking podcast, hosted by Niall Grimes. The first three episodes are out now!
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PRESS

Help Mountain Rescue support fund reach £1 million summit

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24/02/2021

We’re calling for people to help push the Chris Lewis support fund over the £1 million summit! Chris was gravely injured while rescuing two campers in the Lake District in breach of lockdown rules. Here’s how you can help.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How does England’s roadmap for easing Covid restrictions affect climbers and walkers?

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23/02/2021

The government has published its plan on how England will exit lockdown and the restrictions that have limited our activities over the past year. The plan provides a comprehensive roadmap for how life could get back to normal, but what are the key milestones for climbers and walkers?
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BMC ORGANISATION

We need a Policy and Campaigns Officer (Wales)

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23/02/2021

The BMC has a new and exciting opportunity for a Policy & Campaigns Officer (Wales). If you are an experienced policy professional or campaigner with excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for climbing and hill walking, please read on...
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing, walking & ash dieback: what do you need to know?

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15/02/2021

Many of the landscapes we visit and value as climbers and walkers are dominated by ash woodland, but a fungal disease – ash dieback – is expected to decimate the population of these trees across Britain. Not only might the landscape change dramatically, but also the rapid decay in affected trees can make them dangerous to anyone walking underneath, not to mention climbers who might have up until now relied on ash trees for runners or belays. This could be a new type of objective danger to many of us, but what do we need to know and how can you assess the risk?
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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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2222/02/2021BMC Cymru South Wales Area Meeting
Virtual Meeting
2323/02/2021Open Debate: Fixed gear on rock climbs in North Wales
Virtual Meeting
2424/02/2021BMC London & South East Area Meeting
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2727/02/2021Walk & Talk with Mind Over Mountains | Cotswolds
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101/03/2021BMC South West Area Meeting
Virtual Meeting
202/03/2021BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting
Virtual Meeting
303/03/2021BMC Lakes Area Meeting
Virtual Meeting
404/03/2021BMC Peak Area Meeting
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2222/03/2021All-Wales BMC Climate Emergency Meeting
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