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Exclusive Ski and Mountaineering Boot Fittings with Snow+Rock’s In-Store Experts

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Exclusive Ski and Mountaineering Boot Fittings with Snow+Rock’s In-Store Experts

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27/02/2019

Snow+Rock’s experts have been fitting boots for over 30 years; whether you’re a regular on the slopes or just starting to get serious about skiing, they’ll be able to find you the perfect pair of boots and tailor them to fit your feet in specialist boot fitting labs.
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Montane BMC Alpine Adventure Tour 2019

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19/02/2019

Get ready for your alpine adventures at one of our Montane BMC Alpine Skills Lectures this May
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New Indoor Climbing Assistant qualification from Mountain Training

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10/01/2019

Not ready to be an instructor, but love getting involved with running climbing sessions? Well you're in luck! A new climbing qualification has just been launched by Mountain Training, the Indoor Climbing Assistant.
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How to become a Bouldering Coach: 10 tips from Mountain Training

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30/11/2018

Do you love bouldering? Love teaching others? And love watching the progression of new climbers from beginner to advanced and beyond? Then you should think about doing a coaching qualification with Mountain Training. Here’s 10 things you’ll need to become a Bouldering Coach.
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Winter skills films series one: The Basics

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22/11/2018

Confused by crampons? Hacked off by axes? Afraid of avalanches? In association with the Association of Mountain Instructors, Lowe Alpine and DMM, BMC TV presents four series of winter skills films to help you get it white.
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Sea-cliff secrets: discover the new BMC TV series

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01/10/2018

Are you ready for sea-cliff climbing adventures? Check out the new five-part BMC TV skills series to discover the skills and techniques that you'll need for this new environment.
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Ticks and Lyme disease: what to do about tick bites

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01/08/2018

Nasty critters that latch onto you, nobody likes coming home to find a tick with its head buried in your skin. So with cases of Lyme disease increasing in Europe, make sure you know what to do to prevent tick bites and how to safely remove ticks that are already attached.
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Sport Climbing Basics

06/07/2012

A short film covering a variety of sport climbing techniques. An 80m rope is suggested as being the best length for climbers to take, but a 50m rope will suffice for most UK sport climbing.
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Lowering off from a sport climb

21/05/2012

Sometimes we need to thread the rope through a lower off if we are the last person to descend. Find out how in this video taken from the BMC DVD Rock Climbing Essentials.
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Simple Movement on Rock

02/02/2012

Before embarking upon a training regime to boost your grade, have a think about your climbing style. Moving efficiently when climbing may help more than any number of one-arm pull-ups!
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1212/03/2019BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting
YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
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1515/03/2019Climbing 4 All Charity Fundraiser
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1919/03/2019A BRIEF GOLDEN LIGHT
Skiddaw Hotel
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The Maynard
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The Old King's Head
2222/03/2019ShAFF: Sheffield Adventure Film Festival sponsored by the BMC
The Showroom Cinema
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The Wheatley Arms
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