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Sea-cliff secrets: discover the new BMC TV series

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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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Make winter count: with a BMC Skills Lecture 2018

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31/07/2018

#MakeWinterCount and get tooled up with all the skills at one of our winter lectures this November. Tickets on sale now!
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Bank holiday warning: snow joke

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03/05/2018

Hill walkers urged to treat long-lying snow patches with caution this May Bank Holiday 2018, says Mountaineering Scotland.
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Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2019

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26/03/2018

There are a range of courses, lectures, workshops and training opportunities that the BMC organises to bring the best value possible to its members.
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The Hazel Findlay Master Your Mind Tour

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26/03/2018

Fear of falling holding you back? Do you want to try climbing hard but the thought of failure stops you before even trying? Master your mind with coaching from Hazel Findlay and you'll take the first step towards realising your climbing dreams.
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20 things not to do: on your first visit to Chamonix

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13/03/2018

It’s easy to get carried away in Europe’s mountain capital. Everything is super-scaled there, from mountains to egos and the party scene. Any similarities noticed between real people and the fictitious ones in this article are purely coincidental.
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LATEST SKILLS VIDEOS

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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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