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First look: The North Wales Bouldering Guidebook

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First look: The North Wales Bouldering Guidebook

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16/08/2017

The end of the dark ages is upon us – with the arrival of the new, glossy, and gigantic, North Wales Bouldering Guidebook from Groundup. We snatched it away from the BMC Shop as soon as it arrived to review this epically proportioned tome.
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How will Brexit affect sport climbing grades?

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01/04/2017

In view of the current climate, the BMC decided to poll its membership on the question of grades. Should British grades come first? Is there room for foreign grades taking over our routes? The results are in and it’s time for Operation BFG.
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Great turnout for WiltonFest 2016 despite challenging conditions

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21/09/2016

“It’s warm and wet out there. That’s good if you have to fight a war in a jungle, but bad if you want to do some climbing in Wilton Three!” So said Robin Williams in the film, Good Morning Vietnam. Well, luckily for the Bolton-cragger, this year’s ever-popular WiltonFest was not warm and wet, but cold and wet.
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Lancashire Rock, in stock and two smoking barrels

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29/08/2016

This season’s hottest news for climbers in the north-west is the release of the latest BMC definitive guidebook, Lancashire Rock. This new volume to all the routes in the Red Rose county shines its light into the deepest quarries, most esoteric edges and highest moors to give local climbers a galaxy of stars and a lifetime of pump. Prepare to be amazed.
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First ascent list for Lancashire Rock guidebook

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12/08/2016

The new BMC Lancashire Rock guidebook is now out. As with last year's Peak Limestone North guidebook, first ascent details have been moved online. This is an article to direct you to this information.
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The Egerton teaser: Free sample of the forthcoming Lancashire Rock

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23/06/2016

You lucky devils have it good. Ahead of the imminent and audacious release of the new Lancashire Rock guidebook, we're giving away a taster sample to titillate your tips. Get your mitts on the download.
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A brief explanation of UK traditional climbing grades

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28/02/2016

How does the BMC traditional grading system work? Niall Grimes takes a look.
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202/09/2017BMC WiltonFest 2017
Wilton 2 Quarry
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505/09/2017North Wales Area Meeting & Nepal expedition talk
Vaynol Arms
606/09/2017Lakes Area Meeting
Kong Adventure
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The Old King's Head
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909/09/2017South West Area Meeting
The Moorland
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1111/09/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Paul Clarke talk
The Wheatley Arms
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1313/09/2017Peak Area Meeting
The Maynard
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1515/09/2017Pinnacle Club Open Meet – Snowdonia
Emily Kelly Hut
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Cefn Goch,
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2020/09/2017Mountainfilm on Tour – London
Royal Geographical Society
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2222/09/2017BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2017
Pitton Cross Caravan & Camping Park
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The bus turn-around
2424/09/2017BMC Yorkshire Area Hill Walk – Crookrise Crag
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3030/09/2017BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – Ditchling Beacon
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