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How will Brexit affect sport climbing grades?

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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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Pembroke Rock Wired: sex between two covers

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15/02/2016

What’s the most special thing about British climbing? 20-foot gritstone adventure routes? The overgrown mountain crags? The loose limestone sport routes? No, its sea cliffs, where quality, adventure and stunning natural beauty are washed up in the most incredible and unique landscapes.
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