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First climb? Think Twice

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First climb? Think Twice

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24/03/2021

After lockdown, the first outdoor climb of the year is going to feel extra special. Remember, however, take time to buff the shine back into those unused skills and think about everything twice.
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Get ready for your hiking adventures

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09/03/2021

Don't get caught out on your hiking adventures. Up-skill, refresh and get ready with our new online event.
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Ready to Rock: Outdoor Days 2021

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01/02/2021

Ready to Rock courses are designed to help indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.
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Ready to Rock Courses 2021: Testimonial

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11/01/2021

Are you ready to rock in 2021? On the back of last year’s successful traditional climbing courses we ran in partnership with the Association of Mountaineering Instructors, Dorset-based Ready to Rock instructor Eddy Young gives us an inside look into the the courses:
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Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2021

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04/01/2021

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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Make your winter count 2020

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22/10/2020

Would you like to stride out into the hills and mountains with confidence this winter? We've adapted our popular #MakeWinterCount lecture tour into one big online winter hill skills evening on Thursday 3 December.
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Conville course Scottish winter programme cancelled for 2021

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29/09/2020

The Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust has, with a heavy heart, decided to cancel its 2021 winter course programme in Scotland.
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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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